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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Landscape Irrigation

Natural Sciences Division
Certificate N0627

This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in irrigation design, repair, installation, water management, and troubleshooting. A student could seek employment with a landscape contractor, schools, parks, and cities. All courses are applicable for degree requirements in Ornamental Horticulture, Parks and Sports, Turf Management, and Integrated Pest Management.

Required Courses

Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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    • Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

      Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators

      SOC Career Code: 37-3012.00

      Mix or apply pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides through sprays, dusts, vapors, soil incorporation, or chemical application on trees, shrubs, lawns, or botanical crops. Usually requires specific training and State or Federal certification.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $48.31

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $42,765.35
      Annual Job Openings
      460

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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  • Landscape Irrigation

    Natural Sciences Division
    Certificate N0627

    This certificate program is designed to give students basic skills in irrigation design, repair, installation, water management, and troubleshooting. A student could seek employment with a landscape contractor, schools, parks, and cities. All courses are applicable for degree requirements in Ornamental Horticulture, Parks and Sports, Turf Management, and Integrated Pest Management.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    AGOR 1Horticultural Science3
    AGOR 51Tractor and Landscape Equipment Operations3
    AGOR 62Irrigation Principles and Design3
    AGOR 63Irrigation Systems Management3
    AGOR 64Irrigation - Drip and Low Volume3
    AGOR 71Construction Fundamentals3
    Total Units18

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Contact: Agricultural SciencesTitle: DepartmentContact: agsci@mtsac.edu

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