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If you're interested in landscape management, AACC’s Landscape Management Technician Apprenticeship program provides classroom and paid, on-the-job training at no cost to the apprentice. 

What courses will I take?

The program includes 200+ hours of formal training and 2,000 hours of paid, on-the-job training. Students must complete the following classroom topics:

  • Apprentice Success
  • Landscape Plan Reading and Calculations
  • Turf Management and Pesticides
  • Landscape Design Implementation and Maintenance

 and either

  • English as a Second Language for Landscapers


  • Spanish Communication for Landscapers

What is the cost?

The total program cost for Anne Arundel County residents is $400.

What is the job outlook?

Maryland’s demand for landscape and groundskeeping workers is projected to increase by 4.7% between 2020 and 2024. The current median pay is $14.90 per hour.

Source: Emsi 2020.1