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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LIUNA Training and Education Fund | Evaluated Learning Experience

Landscape 3 (Erosion Control/Drainage) LANDSCP.G

Course Category: 

40 hours.

LIUNA Pomfret, CT, and other LIUNA approved training centers

April 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: implement a storm water pollution prevention plan; install various types of erosion control materials; interpret blue prints for grading and drainage; operate a laser level to correct elevations; operate a field level or transit; read grade stakes; set hubs and whiskers using grade stakes and lock-level with engineer’s rule; install drainage pipe and inlet box with correct percentage of fall; demonstrate cutting grade to within one tenth of a foot using grade stakes and a skip loader with a gannon scraper; and describe the importance of standard codes and local codes in reference to the direction of flow and earth moving permits.


Major topics include: the installation of proper drainage measures using a variety of tools and equipment, and the materials and skills associated with erosion control systems.  Several topics require students to perform tasks or demonstrate skills being taught.  Special emphasis is placed on following proper procedures and developing safe work habits.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Landscape Construction (4/16) (4/21 revalidation).