INTRODUCTION TO PARK MAINTENANCE

  • Program: Public Works
  • Course: Introduction to Park Maintenance
  • Course #: PWRK1065
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introductory knowledge and understanding of the basic aspects of Park and Recreation maintenance and facilities.

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:
Identify various park and recreation facilities
Implement proper safety inspection techniques
Compare construction methods of facilities
Use effective safety procedures
Contrast various work place roles
Appraise maintenance procedures of facilities
Employ effective communication methods
Compare various types of parks
Discover maintenance challenges

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Must have Public Works as a declared Major
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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