Landscape Design and Construction

Do you want to design, install and maintain creative natural living and recreational spaces? Landscaping is much more than cutting grass and spreading mulch. In our program, you will gain landscape industry knowledge through internships and real world projects and will learn basic construction skills for future use in the industry. Courses will provide you with opportunities to learn Landscape Design, Hardscape Installation, Landscape Systems Management and Turf Science and Management. plumbing, electricity and flooring are just a few of the skills you will learn during your course of study.

Butler Tech Landscape Design and Construction places an emphasis on the business and design side of the landscape industry through a hands-on experience with the planning, design and installation of plants, brick pavers, hardscape, lighting design and water features.

Students will also gain knowledge in plant identification and the installation of dry stack stone, water features, brick pavers, landscape lighting, irrigation systems, and much more. Throughout all of the courses, an emphasis on business management practices, employability skills (interview skills, resume building and other professional skills) and safety procedures will be emphasized.

Successful Landscape Science students will gain a skill set that will make them immediately employable upon graduation with one of the many local landscaping companies in the area.

Many of our students may also continue their education to work in landscape architecture, golf course management or horticulture careers.

Enrollment

Butler Tech Landscape Design and Construction is a full time program for high school juniors and seniors. Students will apply their sophomore year.

Student Organization

The National FFA Organization

Career Outlook

  • Landscape Crew Leader
  • Greenhouse Manager
  • Sprinkler and Landscape Lighting Installer
  • Waterscape Installer