• Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Landscape Construction II
  • Course #: LNDC2131
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare the student for professional competency in the area of landscape construction. Emphasis will be given to plan reading, plan take offs and extensive field lab projects. The focus of this course will be on deck and fence construction.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Draw fence plans
Draw arbor plans
Draw deck plans
Explain specifications for deck construction
Perform estimating for deck materials
Construct a deck project
Demonstrate leveling procedure for footings
Analyze types of building materials
List tools needed for deck construction
Operate power tools
Construct a fence section
Identify wood suppliers

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  LNDC2110
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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