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Career Area: Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-001-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230
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Horticulture Technician Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Horticulture Technician
Landscaper Technician
Design/Build Technician

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Horticulture Technician Programs

The Horticulture Technician program prepares graduates for employment in the horticulture and landscaping industry. Graduates obtain positions as technicians, sales consultants with garden centers, landscape installations and maintenance work on commercial, residential and recreational properties. The one-year technical diploma program focuses on the knowledge and skills needed for job entry in the horticulture and landscaping industry. Instruction covers plant identification, landscape design, integrated pest management, plant maintenance, planting and pruning, soils and fertilizers, turf management, equipment maintenance and operations, and business operations. The Horticulture Technician program at Fox Valley Technical College is directly related to the horticulture and landscaping industry. The program provides students with the necessary skills, technical knowledge and attitudes needed for successful employment.

Horticulture Technician Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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