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Adult Ed: Introduction to Landscaping III: Fire Abatement and Prevention Certificate College Skills Total Hours: 104
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Term Effective: Fall 2020


The Adult Ed: Introduction to Landscaping III: Fire Abatement and Prevention Certificate of Completion includes a sequence of courses that provide a foundational understanding of fire behavior, fire prevention regulations include standards and enforcement, and fire prevention techniques in relation to landscape and plant materials around residential and commercial properties. Students will learn and practice how to safely prune and maintain trees as part of fire prevention.

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  1. Explain how fire moves through a landscape;
  2. Discuss how vegetation management can isolate fires or slow their spread through a property;
  3. Safely and effectively prune and train a variety of trees and shrubs common in Sonoma County and California;
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of safety in the workplace;
  5. Effectively use terminology to explain tasks, materials, and standards in the industry;

Program Requirements:

The requirements for the Adult Ed: Introduction to Landscaping III: Fire Abatement and Prevention Certificate program are:

  • Complete requirements from
    • Adult Ed Introduction to Landscaping III Requirements

Adult Ed Introduction to Landscaping III Requirements - complete 104 hours
ADLTED 748.3Introduction to Vegetation Management for Fire Prevention24.00
ADLTED 748.4Introduction to Tree Maintenance and Pruning24.00
ADLTED 748.6Landscape Equipment Operations48.00
Complete 1 course from below:
ADLTED 740OSHA 10 Certification Preparation12.00
ADLTED 741Forklift Operation--Sitting and Standing8.00
ADLTED 749.1OSHA 30--Construction Industry Procedures60.00
ADLTED 749.2OSHA 30--General Industry Procedures36.00

Term Effective: Fall 2020

The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

Term Inactive: Fall 2022

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

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