Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Students Earn National Certification with 100 Percent Pass Rate

September 30, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Students Earn National Certification with 100 Percent Pass Rate
GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON

 

A group of Gwinnett Tech Horticulture students have earned a 100 percent pass rate on a national certification exam for the second consecutive year. The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager designation is offered through PLANET, The Landcare Network, in partnership with the University of Georgia.

Students pursuing the national certification were students in instructor Tony Gobert’s Turfgrass Management class. Seven students earned the prestigious designation. .

Landscape Industry Certifications are awarded by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) and designate individuals in the landscaping industry who are qualified, confident and recognized.

Many Gwinnett Tech graduates go on to own and manage their own landscaping companies. In addition, recent graduates are now working with the Grounds Department at Emory University and Parks and Recreation divisions for several local municipalities.

Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree and a diploma program in Environmental Horticulture, plus certificate options for Landscape Design Technician, Horticulture Installation Technician, and Floral Designer.

GTC offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate student options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.

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September 30, 2014