Agriculture

NURSERY MANAGEMENT

Program Length 300 Hours (4 semesters)

The Nursery Management program prepares students for employment in the horticulture and landscape industries as first-line supervisors/managers of landscaping and grounds keeping; nursery and greenhouse managers; landscape or horticulture specialists; landscape gardeners; park workers; gardeners; special effects landscapers; landscape or horticulture professionals; landscape supervisors; first-line supervisors of landscaping and horticulture; production and nursery supervisors; and horticulture technicians.

The content includes instruction pertaining to an understanding of plant physiology and growth; plant nutrition and fertilization; plant classification and identification; pest control; pruning and shaping plants; maintenance of landscape plants; equipment maintenance; and employability and human relations skills.  This  program also prepares for industry certification as a horticulture professional and landscape technician.

For more information contact: Travis Thomas, Student Services Manager at 386-447-4345 ext. 1872 or thomast@flaglerschools.com


 

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WATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES

Program Length 155 Hours

Program content includes but is not limited to source water or influent characterisitics; treatment facility unit processes and operational techniques; water quality and identification; identifying treatment goals and measuring their achievement; disinfection; process control techniques; sampling, testing, and laboratory analysis; supervision; operation maintenance and inspection of facility equipment; application of current dEP regulations and standards; facility administration and management techniques; and troubleshooting operational control problems.  The emphasis is on skills that are needed for effective treatment process control and troubleshooting.

Next class starts on March 20, 2017.  Contact Travis Thomas, Student Services Manager, for more information at 386-447-4345 ext. 1872 or thomast@flaglerschools.com