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Horticultural Industries (Co-op)
Algonquin College - Ottawa Ottawa , Ontario
  • Duration: 4 Semester
  • Degree Name: Horticultural Industries (Co-op)
  • Discipline Life Sciences
  • Program Level: Diploma
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Special Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 / High School with English (min 60 %)
  • Min IELTS overall: 6.0 (Min Reading: 6.0 , Min Writing: 6.0 , Min Listening: 6.0 , Min Speaking: 6.0 )

In the two-year Horticultural Industries Ontario College Diploma program you learn how to create landscapes from design to implementation. By offering a condensed format over 16 months, the Horticultural Industries program allows you to fast track your career. Learn the key aspects of this dynamic industry, including: urban and rural landscape design, installation and maintenance nursery production and management sustainable urban agriculture green roof and living wall technology The program offers a hands-on learning experience during the industry`s prime production period in the spring/summer/fall. Practice skills in Algonquin College`s extensive campus gardens surrounding the Horticulture Centre and within the attached greenhouse complex. The various plant collections and the vegetable garden provide you with the perfect opportunity to study plant identification, plant selection and ideal growing conditions. You take active part in further developing and maintaining the grounds in smaller work-groups, simulating the industry. To further your skills and make connections in the industry, you complete a 12-week co-op placement as part of the program. The landscape industry is fast-paced and constantly evolving, with a high-demand for skilled horticultural specialists and landscape designers. Graduates may find work, either as employees or self-employed, in: construction and maintenance firms landscape design nurseries and garden centres urban food production tree care industry

Description Sub Total
Avg Application Fee $95
Avg Cost of Tuition/Year $16495
Avg Yearly Cost of Living $12000
Estimated Other school expenses and fees $0
Estimated Total/Year $28590.00
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.

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