The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
This four-week training program teaches landscaping and design basics so students can successfully gain employment in the landscaping field. Training topics include how to safely use the tools of the trade; turf, plant and bed maintenance; plant taxonomy; pesticide safety; plant installation and design;life skills; and communication. Skilled landscaping and design industry professionals will provide hands- on training, and students will apply the skills they have learn ed on an actual landscape project. The Landscaping Professional Training program begins Monday, February 18, and ends Thursday,March 14. Classes meet Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. u ntil 3:00 p.m. The first two weeks will consist of classroom training at the Energy Innovation Center (EIC), 1435 Bedford Avenue, in the Hill District. The EIC is conveniently located to downto wn Pittsburgh with accessible public transportation and free parking.
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The Landscaping Professional Training program provides:
• Four weeks of training
• Employment after successful completion of the training
• A starting wage of $12-$15 per hour with potential increases
every three months
• Possible employer gain-sharing plans Students must:
• Be at least 18 years of age
• Successfully pass a criminal background check for
• Pay tuition of $279 (scholarships are available)
For more information, please contact: Sylvia Elsayed Mary Jo Guercio