8 hours of community college credit available
This program is designed to provide knowledge and practical experience in the care and identification of ornamental plants (flowers, trees, and shrubs). Activities include starting plants from seeds and vegetative plant parts, green house operation, drawing landscape plans, floral design, pruning practices, and lawn establishment and care. Upon completion of this course, students may choose to be tested for certification as a Level 1 Missouri Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional. A testing fee is required. Second year students may specialize in areas such as greenhouse operations, nursery management, landscape maintenance, landscape installations and floral arrangements. Those students who maintain a “C” average or better and a good attendance record may be released for work/study program in the fourth quarter of their second year. Upon completion of this course, students may choose to be tested for certification as an Advanced Level Missouri Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional (A testing fee is required).
Schedule to take the WorkKeys with the CTC Assessment Office (573.334.0826) and obtain required scores:
Complete an application & make deposit ($100)
Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)
Submit background check form
August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar)
Monday - Friday
Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
Afternoon block schedule is 12:00 - 2:40
For more information call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.