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  Landscape Design CIP 01.0601
    1st Year AM: 899
  10-12
 2
  3
      2nd Year PM: 880
   11-12
 All Day: 881
   12
    Landscape Design is a profession that focuses on creating everything outdoors from gardens, to residential landscapes to commercial grounds. The Landscape Design program immerses students in the history and theory of landscape and floral design, broadens their horticultural knowledge and plant vocabulary, and nurture their creativity while grounding them technically. This program is a specialized curriculum designed to prepare students to be desirable employees of nurseries, greenhouses, businesses. Both maintenance and establishment of lawns, as well as, landscaping homes and businesses are included in the curriculum. The principles of design are also included along with plant identification, budgeting, and cultivation procedures. The student’s involvement in the Allegheny County FFA Chapter will give them an opportunity to enter horticulture and landscape contests and make contacts with employers and students from all over the nation. Students have the opportunity to obtain the following certifications; PA Pesticides License, ICPI (Interlocking Concrete Paver Institute), NCMA (National Concrete/Masonry Association) and Versa-Lok Basic Training.
     Arts/Communications
  Advertising Design CIP 50.0402
    1st Year AM: 882
  10-12
 2
  3
      2nd Year PM: 883
   11-12
 All Day: 884
   12
    The field of advertising and commercial art requires people who possess a wide range of creative skills. Today’s commercial artist must be familiar with many forms of production, illustrative techniques, computer graphics and photography. From simple line drawings to computer-generated imaging, the students create art that requires them to apply technical theory to an advertising agency workplace. Students will apply their designs on state-of-the-art equipment including digital printers, a laser engraver, vinyl cutters, a sublimation system and the embroidery machines. The curriculum includes the foundation for all creative/design fields. Students apply the design principles to create a variety of products and printed materials - to reach and compel the target audience to purchase products and services.
     Health Careers/Law Enforcement
  Emergency Response Services CIP 43.9999
    1st Year AM: 871
  10-12
 2
  3
      2nd Year PM: 872
   11-12
 All Day: 873
   12
    Emergency Response Services program is for students interested in pursuing a career, volunteer service or additional post-secondary education in emergency medical service, law enforcement, fire or emergency management services. Students may also gain employment in areas of security and industrial safety. The program will challenge students with technical knowledge, as well as, hands-on training in a fully equipped on-site lab which includes a fire tower and truck. Students have the opportunity to obtain PA State/National Registry Emergency Medical Technician Certification, AHA Basic Life Support (CPR), Fire Extinguisher Training, Industrial Fire Brigade Basic, HAZMAT Awareness, and NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800.
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