• Program: Landscape and Horticulture Careers
  • Course: Landscape Equipment Operation
  • Course #: LNDC2241
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give students hands-on experience with various types of equipment used in the Landscape/Horticulture industry. Focus will be given to safety, maintenance and the proper operation of equipment such as: skid steer loaders, 1 ton truck and trailer, backhoe, tree spade, workman, chainsaws, wood chipper, lawn mowers and various other types of equipment.

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:
Operate skid steer loader
Load/unload 1 ton truck and trailer
Operate backhoe
Operate tree spade
Check oil on equipment
Cut timbers with chainsaw
List safety equipment needed to operate small equipment
List safety equipment needed to operate large equipment
Operate auger
Operate lawn mowers
Attach various apparatus to skid steer loader

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

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