Horticulture-Floriculture Assistant

horticulture

The Greenhouse

greenhouse

Description:
This career major introduces students to safe practices, use of tools and equipment, planting techniques, plant care, safe uses of chemicals and testing soil as related to the horticulture industry.  Also, students will learn plant history, harmony, unity, color, balance, proportion, scale, focal point, rhythm line, form space, depth, texture and mechanics of floral design.

Hours:
Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Horticulture/Floriculture Assistant
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1035/38
Normal Completion Time:  38 weeks for full-time status

Career Opportunities:
Florist/Floral Sales
Landscape Designer
Garden Center Employee
Landscape Maintenance
Landscape Contractor
Greenhouse Employee
Nursery Employee

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor.
Adults contact Mid-America counselor 405-449-3391

Average Salary:
$14,560-$27,040

Accreditation:
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)

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