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Landscape & Irrigation Apprenticeship Program

An apprentice is an individual who develops marketable job skills in a structured training program. Upon completion of their apprenticeship, the apprentice will have learned many skills that will help them become knowledgeable in various work areas and will have basic knowledge of many other types of work. This will give them the opportunity to learn quickly on-the-job and become valuable employees to our signatory contractors. 


The following are skills you will obtain:

  • Landscape Installation & Maintenance
  • Irrigation Installation & Maintenance
  • Pest Management
  • Safety


  • 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma, GED Equivalent or proof of a 10th grade education
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must successfuly complete and pass the Pre-Apprentice Evaluation Course

Note: Proof of educations and Driver’s License must be present when you apply.

Length of Program:

  • 4,000 hours required of on-the-job-training (OJT)
  • Minimum of 145 hours per year of classroom instruction is required

Related Training:

OSHA 10-Hours
Flagperson, Traffic Control & Work Zone Safety
First Aid, CPR & AED
Back Training & Nutrition
Fall Protection
Scaffold Builder/User
Air Tools & Small Gas Engines
Landscape Installation

Landscape Irrigation
Landscape Maintenance
Landscape Concrete
Line & Grade
Skid Steer (Bobcat)
Mini Excavator
Aerial Boom Lift Operator

Man Lift/Scissor Lift Operator
Rough Terrain Forklift Operator
Pipe Fusion
Hazardous Waste Worker
Rigging & Signaling
Confined Space in Construction
Computer Basic Training

Wages and Benefits
Wages and benefits increase as you progress throught he program, at each level (Step) your compensation will be as follows:

Step Hours Wages Benefits
1 1-1000 $16.58 Health & Welfare only
2 1001-2000 $17.85 Annuity: $1.00/hr.
All other benefits to follow Laborer A contribution rates
3 2001-3000 $19.13 Same as step 2
4 3001-4000 $20.40 Same as step 2