Green Industry Training Certification

Get Job Training for
Greenhouses, Nurseries
& Landscaping Operations

 

It’s Not Too Late To Enroll!

If you are interested in the course, please contact Wini Bradley (email wbradley@wpcc.edu) or Chip Hope (email chope@wpcc.edu) or call 828.448.6145 or 828.448.3554 today!

Western Piedmont Community College is pleased to present our first Green Industry Career Training Certification Course. Over 60 hours of training, you will be prepared for jobs in the Green Industry sector, including greenhouses, nurseries, and landscape operations.

You will also get help with résumé preparation, interviewing etiquette and skills you need to get a job.

Class Meeting Dates/Location

Classes will meet at the K Building/Sustainable Agriculture Building on the WPCC campus (see map below) on Wednesdays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. You will receive approximately 60 hours of training.

Class dates are:

  • August 16, 23, 26, 30
  • September 6, 9, 13, 20, 23, 27
  • October 4, 7, 11, 18, 21, 25
  • November 1, 4, 8, 15, 18, 29
  • December 6

 

 

Cost

The cost of the course is $180, but may be fee-waived* depending on an individual’s income.

*HRD classes fees may be waived if students meet the following criteria: unemployed, notification of impending layoff, working and eligible for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or underemployed working and earn at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. For more information on our HRD classes, contact Wini Bradley at 828.448.6145 or email wbradley@wpcc.edu or Rick Furse at 828.448.3121.

For More Information

If you have questions about the program or would like more information, please contact Meagan Roberts (email mroberts@wpcc.edu) or Chip Hope (email chope@wpcc.edu) or call 828.448.3554.