Landscape/Horticulture

Landscape/Horticulture2018-06-07T10:19:32+00:00

W – Green Industries: Landscaping and Horticulture THJ3E1

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to agriculture, floristry, florestry, horticulte and landscaping. Students will learn to identify a broad range of plant species, examine factors that affect growth of plants and develop process, design and maintenance skills required in the Green Industries. Sutdents will also learn about safe and healthy working practices, develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to Green Industry activities, learn about apprenticeships and other postsecondary education and training opportunities, as well as employment opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation.
Through school and community based projects students will participate in a single credit course offering skills in horticulture (greenhouse and outdoor plant growth), introductry landscape design and construction skill and exposure to the range of career opportunities in the Landscape/Green Industry.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 11

W – Green Industries: Landscaping Construction and Horticulture THL4E2

This course enables students to gain further experience with a variety of industry procedures and operations and to acquire additional industry-specific skills. Students will study more complex processes, develop more advanced design and maintenance skills, and explore ways of enhancing environmental sustainability. They will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes, and explore career opportunities in the various industries. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course will prepare students for the workplace and apprenticeship training.
Through school and community based projects, students will participate in a double credit course developing landscape design and construction skills by completing contracted design and build projects. The course consists of an in-class design and theory component from February to April and an outdoor construction and installation component from April to June. Students will also learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes and explore career opportunities
CREDIT: 2
TYPE: Workplace
GRADE: 12

U/C – Green Industries: Landscape Architecture & Horticulture THJ4M1

This course focuses on more complex concepts and skills related to the green industries. Students will focus on developing process skills, design and management techniques, and ways of enhancing environmental sustainability. They will also examine social and economic issues related to the green industries, learn about safe and healthy working practices, study industry standards and codes, and explore career opportunities. The knowledge and skills acquired in this course will prepare students for more specialized studies at the college and university level. This single credit course will involve a considerable amount of field and practical applications such as surveying, park and golf course design, forest management, living walls and interior and environmental landscaping.
CREDIT: 1
TYPE: University/College
GRADE: 12

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