Grounds Equipment Technician (Certificate)

Grounds Equipment TechnicianThe Grounds Equipment Technician program is designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a golf course or parks and grounds mechanic. Those currently working in the field may also benefit from the courses that are offered.
This program is uniquely designed to provide well-rounded technical training on the specialty equipment involved in turfgrass and landscape maintenance. It also provides practical hands–on learning experiences with equipment such as reel mowers, hydraulics, diesel and gas small engines, and irrigation system equipment.

Graduates may become golf course mechanics, parks and grounds mechanics, irrigation technicians, or work with equipment companies in their service departments.

Program Details

Campus: Ottumwa
Entry: Any Term
Length: 3 terms (nine months)
Program: Certificate

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