Lawn and Garden Technician Certificate

Why Choose Lawn and Garden Technician Certificate at CLC?

• Our instructors have a wealth of experience and contacts in all areas of the lawn & garden industry.

• Our instructors have earned multiple certifications in all aspects of the industry.

• CLC faculty have strong industry partnerships.

• Students can earn multiple industry certifications as part of the program.

• Very strong career placement.

About the Program

After completing this program, students will be prepared to be a lawn and garden service technician. Graduates typically become employed as lawn and garden technicians at dealerships, hardware stores, or resorts and golf courses.

Program Information

LAWN AND GARDEN TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE
Program Course Requirements

First Year – Fall Semester
MAPS 1101  Basic Engines I (3 cr)
MAPS 1103  Basic Engines I Lab (4 cr)
MAPS 1106 Introduction to Electronics (2 cr)
MAPS 1120  Lawn and Garden (2 cr)
MAPS 1136 Industry Certifications I (2 cr)
MATH 1500  Applied Mathematics (3 cr)
Total 16 Credits

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT – 16 CREDITS
*Denotes Prerequisites

Career Description: After completing this program, students will be prepared to be a lawn and garden service technician. Graduates typically become employed as lawn and garden technicians at dealerships, hardware stores, or resorts and golf courses.

Program Outcomes:
Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply safe work practices in a manner compatible with OSHA requirements and industry expectations;
  • Demonstrate industry standard applications of selected tools and equipment for lawn and garden engine maintenance, diagnostic and repair tools;
  • Apply basic diagnostic and repair concepts to lawn and garden equipment;
  • Apply preventative maintenance concepts to lawn and garden equipment care and storage;
  • Identify the functional relationships among small engine components and systems; and
  • Use a variety of computer, web and technical resources to find information, troubleshoot problems and prepare estimates.

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Instructors

David Groshong

Marine & Powersports Instructor
Phone: 218-855-8235
Brainerd W165
Paul Hofmann

Paul Hofmann

Marine & Powersports Instructor
Phone: 218-855-8084
Brainerd W277

Employment Statistics

For more information regarding employment statistics, career salary information and estimated job growth, follow the resource links below:

https://apps.deed.state.mn.us/lmi/ces/
http://www.bls.gov/ooh/home.htm
http://www.iseek.org/jobs/jobmarket.html

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