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 Horticultural Industries
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SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 22,000
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.
Cost
National: $1,513
International: $6,090
Scholarships5 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThis two-year Ontario College Diploma program delivered in a compressed format over 16 months incorporates key aspects of the evolving horticultural industries including sustainable urban agriculture, green roof and living wall technology, nursery production and management and urban and rural landscape design, installation and maintenance. This program prepares students to challenge sections of or an entire Landscape Industry Certification Designation at the technician level as provided by the Landscape Ontario - Ottawa Chapter, depending on students` interests and competencies.

This program includes one mandatory cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term. Qualified students who meet minimum program progression requirements will be required to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.
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