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Campus: Larimer Campus

Landscape Contracting Technician Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Landscape Contracting Technician and enter the workforce. Students explore landscape irrigation, woody plants, construction, and cost estimation practices. This program prepares students to work in or own a landscape construction company. Students will learn how to build and install retaining walls, decks, brick pavers, paver patios and sprinkler systems. Landscape drainage, lighting, equipment and bidding will also be covered.

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First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 150Irrigation I


HLT 236Landscape Construction


HLT 222Woody Plants: Shrubs and Vines


Total Credit Hours:10

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
HLT 221Woody Plants: Trees and Conifers


HLT 237Landscape Bidding and Estimating




Total Credit Hours:8

Total Credit Hours: 18