Plant Healthcare Management Certificate

Plants with identifying signs

Program Code: 900015

The concepts of plant health care management focuses on trees and shrubs; and the management of insects, diseases, and a biotic disorder. Plant health care operations in the private and public sector will be examined as it would function during an actual growing season. Control options and strategies in pest control, soil management, and a biotic disorder will be emphasized. The course is designed for a student to have the foundation knowledge to enter into a plant health care technician position.

Approximate Certificate Costs


Tuition: $3,011

Books: $741

Certificate Completers will be able to

  • Understand the principles of plant health care management.
  • Understand tree biology.
  • Apply urban tree maintenance knowledge and application.
  • Develop diagnostic and management skills for tree health disorders.
  • Manage insects and diseases that affect tree health.
  • Know how to manage/control for tree health.
  • Manage PHC route.
  • Maintenance of PHC route client cards.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

  • 310013, Landscape Technician
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