Landscaping & Turf Management

Job Outlook

  • Design, install, and maintain residential and commercial spaces

  • Construct creative natural living and recreational spaces

  • Operate and maintain professional landscaping equipment


What can I do when I graduate?

  • Landscaper

  • Greenhouse worker

  • Sales person at a garden or flower center

  • Sprinkler system installer

  • City parks and recreation worker

What would I do in this class?

  • Lawn maintenance – mowing, applying mulch, trimming plants

  • Lawn installation – seeding, sodding, and fertilization

  • Golf, baseball, and sports fields management

  • Explore the horticulture field

  • Greenhouse management

  • Use plants in landscaping

  • Install wall stone, brick pavers, and hardscaping

  • Install sprinklers, water features, and ponds

What can I do with further training?

  • Start your own company

  • Landscape architect

Program Quick Facts

Landscaping students must be able to

  • Read and comprehend information and instructions as presented in class

  • Meet safety requirements to operate equipment and use tools

  • Stand, walk, and work on your feet for several hours at a time 

  • Communicate well with customers, managers, and fellow workers 

  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to use dangerous equipment and tools

  • Perform the job in both hot, cold, and/or damp climate

  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job


College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Bruce Vandall

Kent State University
Stark State College
Youngstown State University

  • CPR First Aid

  • OSHA 10 

  • NCCER Core

  • OCNT Landscape Technician

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