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The Landscape Horticulture Profession: Careers & Pathways

The Landscape Horticulture Profession: Careers & Pathways

About Landscape Ontario 9 Chapters in Ontario Ottawa, Upper Canada, Durham, Toronto, Golden Horseshoe,

About Landscape Ontario 9 Chapters in Ontario Ottawa, Upper Canada, Durham, Toronto, Golden Horseshoe, Waterloo, London, Windsor, Georgian Lakelands 10 Sectors Garden Center, Grounds Management, Grower, Interior Plantscape, Irrigation, Landscape Contractor, Landscape Design, Lighting, Snow & Ice Management, Turf Management 2, 600 companies, Over 80, 000 FTE’s Largest Voluntary Horticultural Trades Association in Canada Part of the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) 40+ Years of Experience as an Association 14. 48 Billion national economic contribution* *Deloitte, 2009

Protecting and Enhancing Lives Designing, Building & Maintaining Green Infrastructure Promoting Environmental Stewardship Building

Protecting and Enhancing Lives Designing, Building & Maintaining Green Infrastructure Promoting Environmental Stewardship Building Strong & Vibrant Communities Enhancing Quality of Life / Health & Wellness Fulfilling & Diverse Life. Long Careers

Green Infrastructure Green infrastructure is defined as the natural vegetative systems and green technologies

Green Infrastructure Green infrastructure is defined as the natural vegetative systems and green technologies that collectively provide society with a multitude of economic, environmental and social benefits. Urban Agriculture Stormwater Mitigation Green roofs & Living walls Urban Forests Wetlands & Waterways Parks & Open Spaces

LO Sector Groups horttrades. com/sector Garden Centre Interior Plantscape Turf Management Grower Landscape Designer

LO Sector Groups horttrades. com/sector Garden Centre Interior Plantscape Turf Management Grower Landscape Designer Grounds Management Landscape Contractor (IPM) (Hardscape & Softscape) Lighting Where Do You See Your Career Growing? Irrigation Snow & Ice Management

GROWER

GROWER

GARDEN CENTRE

GARDEN CENTRE

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR

LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR

HARDSCAPE

HARDSCAPE

Softscape

Softscape

IRRIGATION

IRRIGATION

LIGHTING

LIGHTING

INTERIOR PLANTSCAPE

INTERIOR PLANTSCAPE

GROUNDS MANAGEMENT

GROUNDS MANAGEMENT

TURF MANAGEMENT

TURF MANAGEMENT

IPM

IPM

SNOW & ICE MANAGEMENT

SNOW & ICE MANAGEMENT

Award Winning Masterpieces by our Professionals

Award Winning Masterpieces by our Professionals

Award Winning Masterpieces by our Professionals

Award Winning Masterpieces by our Professionals

Career Opportunities Across the Sector Groups Entry Crew Member Horticultural Tech Crew Leader/Foreman Carpentry

Career Opportunities Across the Sector Groups Entry Crew Member Horticultural Tech Crew Leader/Foreman Carpentry Small Engine Tech Turf Specialist Pool/Hot Tub Installer Lighting & Electrical Equipment Operator Supervisor Landscape Manager Nursery Worker Irrigation & Plumbing Landscape Designer Hardscape & Masonry Arborist Snow & Ice Garden Center Sales

The Perfect Storm; Start Your Journey Employers are…. Turning away work due to labour

The Perfect Storm; Start Your Journey Employers are…. Turning away work due to labour shortage Environment & Climate Change Hiring between 1 -10 employees per year Looking for trained individuals 60, 000+ Projected Labour Shortage Large Retiring Workforce Providing Multi-Sector Career Opportunities

Skills & Attributes Reading Oral Communication Digital Technology Writing Problem Solving Landscape Horticulture Technician

Skills & Attributes Reading Oral Communication Digital Technology Writing Problem Solving Landscape Horticulture Technician Team Player Numeracy Safety Conscious

Pathways Into the Profession PATHWAYS OYAP / SHSM / CO-OP Pre-Employment Programs Direct to

Pathways Into the Profession PATHWAYS OYAP / SHSM / CO-OP Pre-Employment Programs Direct to Workforce Apprenticeship Program College / University Lifelong Professional Career

Post-Secondary Education Programs

Post-Secondary Education Programs

Post Secondary: Horticultural Technician Apprenticeship Program Training Standard Skills log book *Completed on the

Post Secondary: Horticultural Technician Apprenticeship Program Training Standard Skills log book *Completed on the job 5, 400+/- On-the-job Hours Two 12 week in-class sessions (winter months) $4, 000 in Grants; Government Subsidies Available ‘Earn While You Learn’

Professional Development & Certification Over 150 Seminars offered a year!

Professional Development & Certification Over 150 Seminars offered a year!

Why They Chose Post-Secondary Education Destiny Tobias Nicole Tristan “To teach and improve people’s

Why They Chose Post-Secondary Education Destiny Tobias Nicole Tristan “To teach and improve people’s lives through horticulture and plants” “To improve food security in northern communities of Canada” “To help agriculture businesses become more sustainable” “To support my career path while gaining onthe-job experience” Niagara Parks School of Horticulture Fanshawe College University of Guelph Apprentice Mohawk College

Scholarships & Bursaries Landscape Ontario gives out over $60, 000 a year Application deadline:

Scholarships & Bursaries Landscape Ontario gives out over $60, 000 a year Application deadline: June 30 th for the upcoming academic year For More Information, Visit: https: //landscapeontario. com/scholarship-and-bursary

Build Your Future Start Now! Gain Experience. . . Professional Development Micro Enterprises Secondary

Build Your Future Start Now! Gain Experience. . . Professional Development Micro Enterprises Secondary School Courses Summer Jobs Post Secondary Education Build Your Network ON GOING NEXT STEPS STARTING OUT

Q&A CLIMATE CHANGE CAREERS EDUCATION GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE OPPORTUNITIES SECTOR SKILLS

Q&A CLIMATE CHANGE CAREERS EDUCATION GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE OPPORTUNITIES SECTOR SKILLS

For More Information Sally Harvey Director of Education & Workforce Development sharvey@landscapeontario. com Lissa

For More Information Sally Harvey Director of Education & Workforce Development [email protected] com Lissa Schoot Uiterkamp Education & Youth Engagement Coordinator [email protected] com Cassandra Garrard Apprenticeship Program Coordinator [email protected] com www. horticulturetechnician. ca www. greencareerscanada. ca

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A Word From Joe. . . A Landscape Professional

A Word From Joe. . . A Landscape Professional