April 4, 2024
Start Date: July 15, 2024

The Horticultural Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Program at Loyalist College combines on-the-job training with classroom instruction, allowing students to earn while they learn and preparing them for in-demand careers.

This free training program is funded by the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development and is delivered by Landscape Ontario in partnership with Loyalist College in Belleville, Ont.

Gain hands-on experience, industry knowledge, and the technical skills you need to begin your career in the horticulture industry!

Program details:

  • Pre-Employment and Health & Safety Training: July 15 - August 2, 2024
  • Paid Work Placements: August 5 - November 1, 2024
  • Level 1 Horticulture Technician Apprenticeship Training: November 4, 2024 - February 7, 2025
  • Secondary Trade Exposure (Carpentry): February 10 - February 21, 2025
  • Job Readiness and Job Matching: February 24 - March 7, 2025

Benefits of the program:

  • Attend Apprenticeship Level 1 Training at no cost
  • Receive free tools and personal protective equipment
  • Earn First Aid & CPR certification
  • Earn while you learn with paid work placements
  • Learn from industry professionals
  • Open the doors to endless opportunities in the landscape industry
  • Register as an apprentice upon completion

Those selected will be contacted to participate in a 30 minute interview as a final step.

For more information:
1-800-265-5656, ext. 2328