Careers In Construction

PACT Unit 10- Landscaping

Introduces PACT students to basic landscaping concepts, use of specialized tools and identification of plants and insects. Skills learned by students include:

  • Planting, transplanting, pruning/maintaining trees, shrubs and flowers.
  • Seeding, edging, raking and treating lawns
  • Building retaining walls, terraces, fences and bed borders
  • Installing and maintaining plumbing for water features like ponds and fountains.
  • Installing low-voltage lighting projects like solar outdoor lighting
  • Using green building techniques to reduce resources used and conserve water

For more program information please contact Kitt Smith at the Housing & Building Association at 719-592-1800 x 100 or

About Company

Careers in Construction was launched in 2015 to help young people connect with construction trade education in the Pikes Peak and Southern Colorado regions - and to encourage our allies in the construction industry to join us in creating good career opportunities while helping their industries.


Contact Info

4585 Hilton Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80907