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Atlantic Cape Offers New Course for Careers in Landscaping

January 14, 2014

 Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a new course this spring for those interested in pursuing a career as a certified greenskeeper, landscape worker, groundskeeper or grounds maintenance worker.

In Landscaping Industry Certified Technician – Exterior, participants will learn maintenance and installation of landscapes, including: the different types of plants and flowers, common landscaping tools and machines, techniques in green irrigation and landscape design. The class will meet Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Jan. 27-May 1.

Those who successfully complete the 275-hour course and N.J. Landscape Contractors Association exam will earn a national industry credential through PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network.

The class will meet at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. For more information, call (609) 343-5655, or visit www.atlantic.edu/green.