Horticultural Technician (Co-op)Niagara College
About this Program
Level: Diploma in Horticultural Technician (Co-op)
Discpline: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Length: 4 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Niagara on the Lake Campus
As a Horticultural Technician graduate, you are focused on sustainable growing techniques, care and maintenance and committed to protecting biodiversity in nature.Highlights - The 125-acre Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake serves as a living lab with the NC Greenhouse Nursery, Ontario’s largest training greenhouse, newly renovated landscape design studio and computer lab, and a heated landscape workshop. Study and research new technologies for generating flowers, fruits, turf and trees. Gain practical experience exploring sustainable growth techniques in the campus landscape, gardens and greenhouse. Hands-on learning of plant health to protect biodiversity in nature. Graduates can earn a co-op diploma in landscaping or greenhouse fields with an additional year of study.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.