Modes of Instruction
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The Horticulture Certificate Program at Kaskaskia College is designed to develop the skills and understanding needed for graduates to take responsible positions in grounds maintenance, tree and shrub nurseries, wholesale plant growing, landscaping, garden centers and retail greenhouses, golf courses, lawn care, and parks/recreation departments. You will learn the science and art of horticulture through a combination of classroom, laboratory practice and on-the job training.
Persons interested in Horticulture should possess:
- A love of working with plants
- An interest in observing the growth process
What You Can Do
Upon successful completion of this certificate students will be prepared for employment in the following fields:
- grounds maintenance
- tree and shrub nurseries attendant
- wholesale plant growing
- salesperson at garden centers and retail greenhouses
- grounds keeper at golf courses, or parks/recreation departments