Agriculture and Natural Resources

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How do I get started?

The careers below typically can be started with very little training:

  • Environmental: Hazardous Materials Removal Workers, Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
  • Technical Systems: Agricultural Equipment Operator, Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Landscaping, Groundskeeping: Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers; Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation
  • Health Science: Veterinary Assistant

Non-Credit Classes

Why choose non-credit classes?  

  • Flexible scheduling options – many classes are “open enrollment” throughout the year
  • Take just the courses you need to gain skills employers will recognize

What types of non-credit classes are available?

There are non-credit courses available in both construction and maintenance.  Consider training courses in:

  • Health Science Support: Veterinary Assistant
  • Environmental: Certified Water and Wastewater Professional

Find and register for classes 

Short-Term Credit Programs

Why choose short-term credit programs?  

  • Complete a certificate in one year or less
  • Get started in a new career

What types of credit programs are available?

Look for certificate programs that are 30 credits or less if you want to complete training in a year or less. Associate programs typically take two-years to complete. You can find more training options using the campus and program search.

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Apprenticeship Options