• Plant Health Care

    Career Pathway Certificate

    The Plant Health Care program provides instruction for monitoring and identifying pests, selecting and utilizing appropriate control measures and evaluating their effectiveness. Course work is offered through evening classes and on-the-job training. This pathway certificate is a part of the Horticulture Certificate and AAS programs.

    Program Outcomes

    Successful completion of this program should provide students with the skills necessary to work in the green industry as Plant Health Care Technician or Pest Control Specialist. The program also provides the knowledge to pass the Oregon State Department of Agriculture Pesticide Applicator licensing exams.

    Careers

    Career opportunities include working as a Plant Health Care Technician or Pest Control Specialist in nurseries, greenhouses, parks, golf courses, landscape management, or production agriculture.

    For information contact Renee Harber, Horticulture advisor, 503-594-3294 or rharber@clackamas.edu  

    Plant Health Care

    • Complete the following requirements.

    • HOR-235 Weed Identification 
      HOR-236 Insect Identification 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • HOR-132 Pesticide Selection & Use 
      HOR-216 Integrated Pest Management 
      HOR-237 Disease Identification 
    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF HOR-281 HOR-280 OR HOR-282.
      HOR-280 Horticulture/CWE 
      HOR-281 Horticulture/CWE 
      HOR-282 Horticulture/CWE 
  • Contact our Horticulture Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Email us: lorettam@clackamas.edu

    Call us: 503-594-3292

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