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Horticulture and garden center operations

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The Horticulture and Garden Centre Operations program prepares students to practise the trade or occupation of plant-care worker. Plant-care workers work in a variety of settings: for public or private organizations that manage parks, green spaces, gardens and golf courses; for horticultural consulting firms; in specialized garden centres; in the horticultural department of department stores. Plant-care workers maintain parks and green spaces by producing, maintaining and propagating plants as well as installing flower beds, mass plantings, mosaics, containers and other floral displays. In horticulture, their work consists in preparing soils; seeding, planting and maintaining plants; and preparing and applying plant protection products. In the retail industry, plant-care workers are often referred to as sales consultants.

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École d'agriculture de Nicolet - CFP de la Riveraine
Nicolet, Centre-du-Québec
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DURATION : 0 Weeks
CLASSES START : August 07 2024
COSTS : 27 209,40 $*
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* Costs are subject to change until the letter of admission is issued
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TRAINING OBJECTIVES

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TRAINING CONTENT

Competency statement
HOURS
Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process   
30
Use outdoor pesticides 
30
Analyze plants considering the principles of botany
90
Prune woody plants
75
To amend and fertilize soils
90
Plant and transplant plants
45
Solve problems related to the phytosanitary status of plants
90
Perform plant production work
90
Maintain edible plants
45
Perform summer maintenance of a garden
60
Perform autumn maintenance of a garden
75
Perform spring maintenance of a garden
75
Interpret plans and quotes
60
Use pesticides in sheltered crops
30
Find information on horticulture
15
Maintain houseplants and flowering pots
30
Communicate in the workplace
15
Design the layout of a garden
105
Maintain horticultural machinery, equipment and tools
30
Implant and maintain lawns
60
Develop sales spaces and warehousing spaces
45
Sell horticultural products and equipment
30
Use job search methods 
15
Enter the work force 
75
Prevent damage to health, safety and physical integrity on construction sites
30

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