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    Horticulture and garden center operations

    TRAINING
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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.

    EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING TRAINING

    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 : 3 040,00 $*
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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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