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Landscape Contracting
LDSCP CONTRACT
CLASS CODE: HORT 351 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HORTICULTURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Estimating, bidding, and contracting procedures for landscape construction, and maintenance projects.
DESCRIPTION: A hands-on approach to bidding and estimating jobs for the Green Industry.
TOPICS: Equipment, subcontractors, labor burden, overhead, job costing, pricing, profit centers, risk, materials and labor.
OBJECTIVES: Learn how to prepare estimates and bids for typical landscape control and present them to a client. Understand contracts and related working documents such as plans, specifications and change orders. Understand laws and responsibilities relating to contracting, including liens, torts, insurance, bonds, payrol taxes, and labor regulations.
REQUIREMENTS: Text: The Complete Estimating Book with Labor and Equipment Production Times for the Green Industry, by Charles Vanderkooi.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001