CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Landscaping I (8036/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8036
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Horticulture Sciences (8034/36 weeks)

Landscaping offers skilled workers satisfying career opportunities in varying working environments. The expanding and evolving green industry keeps skilled workers in high-demand occupations with educational and leadership opportunities. This course focuses on preparing students for entry-level employment and advancement in landscape design, landscape construction, and landscape maintenance. .

As noted in Superintendent’s Memo #058-17 (2-28-2017), this Career and Technical Education (CTE) course must maintain a maximum pupil-to-teacher ratio of 20 students to one teacher, due to safety regulations. The 2016-2018 biennial budget waiver of the teacher-to-pupil ratio staffing requirement does not apply.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
    • Environmental Service Systems
    • Plant Systems

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Licenses

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.