Is this for you?

In this lab you need to be/have:

  • Hard working

  • Honest

  • Good attendance

  • Good work ethic

  • Enjoy working outdoors regardless of weather conditions

  • Willing to get hands dirty

In this program you will earn certification in:


  • Ohio Certified Nursery Technician

Skills taught in this program:


  • Greenhouse Management

  • Turf Management

  • Landscaping

  • Nursery Management

  • Floral Design

  • Pesticide Applicator Certification

Typical Wages for jobs in this field:

Greenhouse Worker $18,690
Pest Control Workers $30,220
Nursery Worker $18,690
Landscaper/Grounds Workers $23,410
Floral Designer $23,600

* National Median Salaries
* Ohio Career Information System, 2010
* May require post-high school degrees

Career Options open with this Certification:


  • Grounds Maintenance

  • Nursery Business

  • Floral Designer

  • Landscaper

  • Greenhouses

  • Sports Field Maintenance

  • Golf Course Maintenance

  • Pest Control Workers

Employment Outlook for 2010 to 2020


  • Demand for Pest Control Workers is projected to grow 26%

  • Employment of Landscapers is forecast to grow 20.5%

  • The need for Grounds Workers is projected to grow 20.5%

Career options with additional training / education:


  • You may wish to pursue additional training at a Technical College or 4 year university in order to fulfill specialized positions within the Horticulture Industry.

Articulated agreements


  • Clark State Community College