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Career Pathways

Horticulture Youth Apprenticeship

Pre-Apprenticeship (High School)
High School Coursework
  • AP42 or AP 44 Horticulture II
  • Horticulture II Landscaping
Certifications
  • Must join or be an active member of Future Farmers of America
On-the-Job Learning
  • One of the following:
    • 100 hours of Supervised Agricultural Experience
    • 135 hours of paid work-based learning experience at minimum wage
High School Graduation
Apprenticeship (College)
Related Instruction
  • Community College Diploma or Associates in Applied Sciences in Horticulture
Program Completion
  • High School Diploma
  • Professional Network & Mentors
  • Journey Worker’s Certificate
Complete

Learn more about

Landscaper and Groundskeeper Workers


For more information, contact Elizabeth Standafer, Youth Apprenticeship Manager at Apprenticeship NC, at standafere@nccommunitycolleges.edu.

Partners

NCBCE
NC Governor Roy Cooper
NC Department of Public Instruction
NC Community College System
NC Department of Commerce
NCWorks
Apprenticeship NC
LEAD NC
Charlotte Executive Leadership Council
PAYA