Nursery & Landscape Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship is a structured training program in which the apprentice works full-time for a sponsoring employer, learning the skills of the trade through on-the-job training.

FNGLA’s Nursery & Landscape Apprenticeship Program includes specialization as:

  • Horticulture Technician
  • Landscape Technician
  • Irrigation Technician


Questions? Contact FNGLA's Apprenticeship Program Administrator Merry Mott now

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Why Apprenticeship?

Employers who enroll in FNGLA’s Nursery & Landscape Apprenticeship program can attract and retain more highly qualified employees through on-the-job training, classroom instruction, and guaranteed wage structures. This builds employee loyalty, reduces training costs, and improves productivity.

Apprentices benefit from being part of an Apprenticeship Program through obtaining paid, relevant workplace experience while acquiring the skills and credentials for success in their horticulture career. Department of Labor statistics show 91% of apprentices who complete an apprenticeship retain employment.