ERIC Number: ED107969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of the Landscaping Occupation.
Stemple, Lynn L.; Dilley, John E.
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the landscape services occupation. Depending on the preparation and abilities of the individual student, he may enter the landscape area as (1) nursery worker, (2) landscape planter, (3) landscape maintenance worker, or (4) as a landscape designer or consultant. The document opens with a brief introduction followed by a job description. The bulk of the document is presented in table form. Twenty-three duties are broken down into a number of tasks and for each task a table is presented, showing: tools, equipment, materials, objects acted upon; performance knowledge; safety--hazard; science; math--number systems; and communications. The duties include: mowing, renovating and establishing lawns; fertilizing, pruning, watering and mulching landscape plants; edging landscape beds; removing leaves, preventing winter damage, and controlling disease, weeds, and insects in landscape plantings; maintaining small engines, equipment, and hand tools; balling and burlapping trees and shrubs; wrapping, guying, and staking trees; caring for wounds on woody plant materials; preparing a planting bed; applying fertilizer and lime; and planting hedges, screens, ground covers, and trees. (BP)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Trade and Industrial Education Instructional Materials Lab.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational Education.
Note: For related documents, see CE 004 160-181, CE 004 183-206, CE 004 263-268, and CE 004 425-427