The opportunities in the green industry are open to you. Just take your first step in one of these directions:
• Apply for a job with a local company. Chances are, that employer needs your help, and you start enjoying a great career path on your first day.
• Look into apprenticeship. It’s a great way for you to get paid and build contacts while you learn.
• Enroll in a horticulture program at a college or university. Educators in this field can tell you about employers competing for their graduates. Find out about what’s available at www.hortcareers.com.
• Get involved with your provincial associations. These trade associations
believe that young people represent the future of our industry, and offers unique opportunities to get certifications, build contacts and more.
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Landscape Industry Certified
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There are plenty of career opportunities in the field of horticulture. The Landscape industry has worked closely with the Ministries of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), to provide education at the high school, college and university levels that give individuals the skills they need for a successful career in the industry.
Recognizing Canadian companies that raise the level of professionalism in the landscape industry. 2016 awards ceremony to be held in Kelowna, BC this August.
Canada’s coast to coast, three-day celebration of National Garden Day which is held annually on the Friday before Father’s Day.
National Tree Day
A day set-aside to celebrate Canada's greatest natural resource. Happens the Wednesday of National Forest Week in September.
Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.
An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.