Horticultural Technicians

High School

Many entry-level jobs, especially in landscaping and turf grass management, are available out of high school. For these positions, the majority of training takes place on the job. To prepare yourself in high school, take any agricultural classes available, particularly those that include units in botany. Science courses, such as biology, chemistry, and earth science, will also teach you about plant life, development, and the effects of various nutrients. Math, business, and accounting classes will be valuable if you're considering working in retail sales, or running your own business. Also, take English and composition courses to improve your communication skills for preparing reports and assisting in research.  


Subscribe to Vault to unlock this premium content including:

  • Earnings
  • Outlook
  • Resources & Associations and more.

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

X

Your institution does not have an active account.

Subscribe Now

Or

Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office
and Library to find out more.

X

Approved!

Please select your institution
to gain full access.