Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

(NOC 8432)

What do Nursery and Greenhouse Workers do?

Nursery and greenhouse workers plant, cultivate, and harvest trees, shrubs, flowers, and plants and spray them to prevent diseases / pests, position and regulate greenhouse / outdoor irrigation systems to water plants / fields, dig, cut, and transplant plants, shrubs, and flowers and prepare them for sale and serve customers and provide them with gardening / plant care information.

How to become: Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

You may need a high school diploma or college courses in horticulture or a related field. You may receive on-the-job training and you may need a provincial / territorial licence to apply chemical fertilizers, fungicides, herbicides, and pesticides. Most recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 1 in 4 has a trade / vocational certificate or community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

Durham College
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticulture Technician Diploma; University Transfer
Horticulture - Food and Farming Diploma; University Transfer
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticultural Industries Diploma; Co-op
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Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Olds, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticulture Technologist Diploma
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Modified on December 15, 2023

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