Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/05/2019
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Are you interested in the Skilled Trades, Working outdoors with Plants & People? Find out about a career as a Horticulture Technician

About this Event

NEW training program in Horticulture Technician Pre-Apprenticeship for applicants who identify as women. The program is in partnership with Humber College and Landscape Ontario.

This program prepares women who have a keen interest in the Skilled Trades for employment in the landscape sector.

Typical jobs in this sector include landscape construction, grounds and golf course maintenance, parks operations and gardens care.

The program is full-time, offers intensive training for 37-weeks; include academic, hands-on training and a paid job placement.

Program Requirements

  • Applicants who identify as women
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Live in Toronto, or GTA and are eligible to work in Ontario
  • Secondary School (Grade 12) diploma, or equivalent
  • Commitment to a full-time training program

The goal of registration as a Horticultural Technician Apprentice or registration in a related trade (such as an Arborist)

Program Benefits

  • ·Academic Upgrading
  • Free Tuition
  • Qualified Industry Instructors
  • Level 1 Apprenticeship training for the trade of Horticulture Technician in Ontario
  • Health and Safety training: including WHMIS, worker safety and First Aid
  • Introduction to Arborist Trade
  • Employment preparation training
  • 8 weeks of paid work placement in the landscape industry
  • Women-only learning environment
  • Individual counseling and support services

Location:

Employment Ontario West | Stockyards Location

30 Weston Road, Unit A309 – Upper Level
Toronto, Ontario  M6N 0A7

eo-west@skillsforchange.org

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