Well-maintained lawns, gardens, and grounds create a positive first impression and increase property values. Grounds workers perform a variety of tasks to create an attractive and functional outdoor environment.
The Basic Grounds Worker Skills Certificate of Completion program provides foundational knowledge for entry into the fields of lawn care, park and grounds maintenance, residential tree care, and landscape installation. All classes in the program except Urban Forestry Skills are available through online study.
Prerequisite Skills Participants must have basic knowledge of computers and the Internet.
|Course Number||Course Title||SH||Semester||Campus|
|SOIL 210||Introduction to Soil Science||3||Fall||DCB|
|PLSC 248||Turf Management||3||Spring||DCB|
|FORS 264||*Urban Forestry Skills||1||Summer - 3 days on campus||DCB|
*Urban Forestry Skills class: The Urban Forestry Skills class is only available on campus. The three-day course will be offered during the summer session at Dakota College at Bottineau immediately after Memorial Day.
Contact the instructor, Bob Underwood, for dates.
Call (701)228-5434 or e-mail Bob.Underwood@dakotacollege.edu.
Visit the Bottineau community web site for maps, lodging, and dining in the Bottineau area.