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 Landscape Horticulturist
SchoolOlds College
LocationOlds, AB, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 1,300
DegreeNot Applicable
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  • 3 of   English  or   Science  or   Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesCompletion 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

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
DescriptionDoes 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.
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