Overview

Eight different courses encompass this certificate program and provide a strong overview of various facets of landscape, plant/shrub, and soil/turf topics.

You will learn from professionals with more than 100 years of combined experience in the landscaping and horticulture fields. You will participate in classroom discussions and some hands-on work taught outdoors at various locations around the Midlands. Classes can be taken in any order.

How to Enroll

To pursue this certificate, please click on the courses below to see availability. You can register for courses online, and you do not have to apply to the college!

Tuition Assistance
Training Resources

Questions?
Call 803.732.0432 to talk to us about this program, or email cce@midlandstech.edu

Print Plan

Sample Program Plan and Costs

On-Campus Traditional. Classes meet on campus.
Virtual 100% online. Meets with a live instructor and classmates on specific days, at specific times. Uses web conferencing software, like Zoom.
Hybrid Some classes on campus. Some classes online or virtual.
Online 100% online. Due dates for projects and assignments. Self-paced work on your time.
CEUs Class Hours Course Title Cost
2.40 24

Irrigation

Examine the use of irrigation in the landscape industry with emphasis on design, equipment suitability, water application procedures, and construction. Design projects and job bidding are also included. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

ID: CEHOR-507

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$209.00
2.40 24

Landscape Construction

Learn site preparation, drainage, patio, walkway, driveway construction with various materials, wooden decks, boardwalks, koi ponds, outdoor lighting, fences, segmented retaining walls, proper shrub and tree installation, raised vegetable/flower gardens, and outdoor kitchens. A field trip showing most of the above is included.

ID: CEHOR-506

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
2.40 24

Landscape Design

Learn the principles of landscape design including form, function, symmetry vs. asymmetry, balance, texture, light and shadow, composition, and development of your own style. Study hardscapes, lighting plans, designing commercial properties, color theory, spatial arrangements, and water features. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

Classroom

ID: CEHOR-540

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
2.40 24

Landscape Management

Gain hands-on experience in grounds maintenance. Emphasis is on shrub and tree maintenance, pest control, pruning, fertilization, mulching, mowing, and the use of bedding plants for seasonal color, landscape maintenance equipment, records, maintenance schedules, and bid procedures. The first session meets on campus and the remaining sessions meet off campus.

ID: CEHOR-522

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
2.40 24

Plant Growth and Development

Learn the morphology, anatomy, and physiology of higher plants. Emphasis is on plant structure, functions of plant parts, plant processes, plant growth and development, and plant inheritance. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

Classroom

ID: CEHOR-524

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
2.40 24

Soil Management

Learn about soils and plant nutrition. Emphasis will be placed on physical and chemical properties, water, organic matter, and micro-organisms in soils. Materials and methods for supplying nutrients to horticulture plants are also discussed. Invest in your career and earn your landscape certificate. Classes can also be taken individually.

ID: CEHOR-520

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
2.40 24

Turf Management

Learn the identification, use, culture, and maintenance of turf grasses. Emphasis is on the installation and management of turf in residential and commercial areas including proper fertilizers and pest control.

ID: CEHOR-525

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
2.40 24

Woody Plants and Shrubs

A study of woody plant materials, shrubs, and trees that are used in the Southeastern landscaping and nursery trade. Identification of plants by common and scientific nomenclature, characteristics, culture, and use are included. The first session meets on campus and the remaining sessions meet off campus.

ID: CEHOR-529

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No sections currently available. For information on Training classes, contact our Corporate and Continuing Education Department (CCE) at 803.732.0432 or cce@midlandstech.edu.
$199.00
 
Estimated Cost
Tuition Assistance
$1,602.00
Not including fees and equipment

Careers

Landscape Designer

In public or private companies as well as government agencies, providing landscaping services to buildings and dwellings, installing and maintaining landscaping for parks, hospitals, and other public facilities. May also be self-employed, providing landscape maintenance directly to customers on a contract basis.

Projected Job Growth

+17.9%

Average Annual Salary

$25,045

According to EMSI data as of 2018

Where Can I Work?

  • Apartment Complexes
  • Homebuilding Corporations
  • Hospitals

What’s next after I complete this program?

Enter the Workforce

Move into the workforce with this certificate either with a landscape company or be self-employed.