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Landscaping operations

TRAINING
DESCRIPTION

The Landscaping Operations program prepares students to start a new career in the landscaping field. Landscapers work on gardens and maintain and beautify residential and commercial grounds. This program will prepare you to build wooden and stone structures and install concrete features such as walkways and patios. A nature lover’s dream, training in Landscaping Operations will prepare you for a career in the great outdoors!

Duration : 1 035 Hours

academic
prerequisites


* The validation of your eligibility will be confirmed by our admissions department once your application has been completed.

JOB
PROSPECTS

  • Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services

  • Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists

  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers

  • Nursery and greenhouse workers

  • Visit Emploi-Québec to learn more about these opportunities.

    EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING TRAINING

    École d'agriculture de Nicolet - CFP de la Riveraine
    Nicolet, Centre-du-Québec
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    DURATION : 9 Months
    CLASSES START : August 15 2022
    COSTS : 18 268,60 $*
    LANGUAGE : French (B2)
    * Please update your nationality in the general menu
    * Costs are subject to change until the letter of admission is issued
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    Legend Welcoming services

    Integrating into the community

    Practical tour of the city and help with initial purchases
    Contact with local aid organizations

    Reception on arrival

    Reception at airport, bus terminal or train station

    Integrating into the school system

    School tour and twinning with another student
    Monthly follow-up with the student

    Integrating the family

    Referral to employment agencies for your spouse
    Help with child daycare or school registration
    Information on family social activities

    General information and administrative follow-up

    Direct contact with a resource person
    Registration, information and provision of mandatory health insurance card
    Explanation of the Centre’s teaching techniques and operations

    Accommodation

    Reserving temporary accommodation prior to arrival
    Help with finding permanent accommodation

    Note: Services may vary slightly from one training centre to another.

    TRAINING OBJECTIVES

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    TRAINING CONTENT

    Competency statement
    HOURS
    Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process
    30
    Use pesticides outdoors
    30
    Maintain horticultural tools, equipment and machinery and operate machinery
    60
    Take measurements and make estimates
    30
    Interpret plans, specifications and technical documentation
    45
    Communicate in the workplace
    15
    Differentiate plants
    30
    Landscape a site
    90
    Maintain grounds
    105
    Install irrigation and lighting systems
    60
    Build concrete structures 
    60
    Build mortarless structures using stone and concrete products
    120
    Build mortared stone structures
    30
    Build wooden structures
    105
    Use job search techniques
    15
    Build and maintain a water and a rock garden
    60
    Produce a sketch for a residential landscape design
    45
    Enter the workforce
    75
    Ensure health, safety and physical well-being on construction sites
    30

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