Nursery and Greenhouse Workers

(NOC 8432)


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.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Physical / outdoor work
Environment / safety procedures
Communication skills

Useful Secondary School Subjects


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