Horticulture Certificate program

Thompson Rivers University

Box 3010
Kamloops BC V2C 5N3

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More than 2 months
9 months/ 30 hrs per week


$3275, Tuition is assessed at $250.00 per month plus other related fees at the monthly vocational rate.35 weeks = 8.75 months= 9 months x $250= $2250Books and Materials: approximately $600.Pesticide Course and Exam: $200 approx.Field Trip Fee: $225 a

Target Audience:

average age 28 years old, across the board

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Agriculture Business:

Greenhouse, Nursery, Landscape and Floriculture
Tree Fruit and Vine

Subject of Training:

Crop Production
35 week program, 3 week practicum. Graduates of the Horticulture Certificate Program find employment in a wide range of positions within the industry. These include landscaping and maintenance retail and wholsale nurseries, garden centers, municipal parks, supply companies, commercial greenhouses, orchards, golf courses, and self employment. Depending on experience and training, positions could be as entry level workers, lead hands, foremen, supervisors, or owner/operators.An integral part of the program is the three week practicum at the end of studies. This practicum allows students to get work experience in an industry position that they may wish to continue employment with, or to get industry experience to apply to their own situation once the practicum is complete.

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For program information contact:

(250) 828-5180
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Ernest Phillips, Program Coordinator

Last Updated: 2013-05-09

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