Learn How To Become a Landscaper And More

When you learn how to become a landscaper specializing in landscape design, your career will blossom. Attractive, functional landscapes and lawns are important to homeowners, businesses and public sites across the nation. Homeowners know that landscape enhancement can substantially increase the value of their properties, and they are willing to pay for it.

The U.S. Department of Labor estimates more than 1,300,000 people work in landscaping and groundskeeping, and many of them are implementing designs created by professional landscape designers. Designers are in demand by landscape contracting firms, retail garden centers, golf courses and resorts, apartment communities, public gardens and parks. You can learn landscape design from the ground up in our comprehensive course.

  • 75,000+JOBS
  • According to, the landscaping and grounds maintenance industry will employ 1,359,600 by 2024.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

Go green with a landscaper career. Learn how to become a landscaper with design skills. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll online.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, Grounds Maintenance Workers (January 18, 2016).