Olds College

Landscape Horticulturist

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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Description:Does the idea of earning while you learn sound good to you? As an Apprentice Landscape Gardener you will be on target for a rewarding career as a Journeyman Landscape Gardener. Blend your learning in the classroom with on the job training. Our accomplished and qualified faculty will show you the skills you need to be a successful professional. Earn your certificate while working in parks or golf course maintenance, horticulture marketing and nursery or green house production. Enjoy a hands-on learning experience ranging from botany, operating machinery and basic surveying, irrigation and greenhouse production. With impressive state-of-the-art facilities such as computer controlled greenhouses, botanic gardens and wet lands, research labs and the Bank of Montreal Landscape Construction Pavilion, you will surpass your expectations with the talent and ability top employers are looking for. Areas covered in the program include key items such as plant identification, landscape construction, landscape design, nursery production and pest identification. Landscape Gardener is a Red Seal trade, so you can employ your passion across Canada.
URL:Landscape Horticulturist at Olds College
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • 3 of   English  or   Science  or   Mathematics 

Completion of: a) English Language Arts 10-2 b) Math 10-3 c) Science 10 OR All five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests OR Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Entrance Exam

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 17, 2020

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