Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

(NOC 8432)
+14.29%
 

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

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Horticultural Industries Diploma; Co-op
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Nursery and Greenhouse Workers make?

Low:
$27,872
Average:
$34,320
High:
$65,000

Job openings for Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

Job Seekers:
3,500
Job Openings:
1,800