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Industry Certifications & Work Experience Opportunities

Associate Diploma in Horticulture

Landscape Industry Certifications
  • Our campus is a Landscape Industry Certified Evaluation Centre
  • Work towards Landscape Industry Certifications offered by Landscape Ontario and the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA)
Industry Recognized Landscape Safety Training
  • Complete safety training modules offered by LS Training System
Summer Work Experience in the Netherlands
  • Optional
  • Co-ordinated by Ridgetown Campus Staff along with the Agency for Agricultural Exchange and Study Tours in the Netherlands
  • Experiential Learning Credit earned towards diploma
Experiential Learning Credit
  • Instructor and student designed learning objectives
  • Optional
  • Usually completed between years 1 & 2
  • Students gain industry experience, as well as mentoring from employer and instructor
  • Students must complete additional course requirements to obtain credit
Ministry of the Environment Exterminator’s License
  • Recommended to all students – 15 different class options (Landscape Class recommended)
  • Complete study materials in-class in preparation for MOE Certification Exam
  • Students can also complete the Pesticide Technician Program, allowing them to work under supervision of a licensed technician

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