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Landscape Management Apprenticeship

Eichenlaub, Inc. is offering paid apprenticeships for the new, national Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program, administered by the National Association of Landscape Professionals, and registered with the U.S. Department of Labor, to learn the skills and competencies required to be a landscape management professional.  Individuals in this program will receive over 2,000 hours of on-the-job training and additional professional development offerings.

Those who successfully complete the program will be the first national apprentices to receive the new Landscape Management Apprentice Technician designation, demonstrating mastery of the landscape trade.  Eichenlaub, Inc. will provide each apprentice with thorough training, a professional mentor and progressively higher wages as skills and competencies increase.  Candidates must be at least 16 years of age, have earned a high school diploma or a GED equivalent, and enjoy the outdoors and working in a team environment.

“We are proud to be one of the first employers in the nation and Pennsylvania to offer the Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program, showcasing our desire to attract, train and retain top-tier talent and offer men and women the opportunity to begin their career in the landscape profession, and excel in this exciting and growing industry,” says Dan Eichenlaub, president of Eichenlaub, Inc. “This is an incredible opportunity for high school students and adults of all ages seeking a personally and financially rewarding profession and are interested in pursuing a career in the landscape industry.  The program offers a combined hands-on and educational platform for learning the skills of this trade, while establishing a strong foundation for professional growth.”  The apprenticeship program covers mastery of landscape maintenance, installation, and irrigation.

The professional landscape industry, a $93 billion market, continues to experience steady growth.  In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the industry to grow 11 percent between 2016 and 2026, faster than the average for all occupations, offering abundant and ample career opportunities and advancement.

For more information or to apply, contact Maria Casciani at mcasciani@eichenlaub.com or 412.767.4769.

For more information on the Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program, visit https://www.landscapeindustrycareers.org/job-board/landscape-apprenticeship-program/.