How long is in-class training?
Apprentices will attend two – twelve week semesters at the training provider of their choice. These semesters are offered every year.
Level 1: 12 weeks / 3 Months
Level 2: 12 weeks / 3 Months
Apprentices can choose from the following training providers:
1385 Woodroffe Ave.,
Ottawa, ON K2G 1V8(613) 727-4723
1001 Fanshawe College Blvd.,
London, ON N5Y 5R6(519) 452-4277
|Humber College – North Campus
205 Humber College Blvd.,
Toronto, ON M9W 5L7(416) 675-3111
481 Barton St.,
Stoney Creek, ON L9C 1E9(905) 575-2545
How much does in class training cost?
Each twelve week semester will cost the apprentice approximately $650 in tuition plus the cost of your study manual. This amount reflects an 85% subsidy by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities towards tuition. Apprentices attending in-class training are eligible for some potential additional financial assistance, click here for more information
Does the apprentice apply directly to the in-class training provider?
NO, When the apprentice initially registers as an apprentice with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities they will place the apprentice on a wait-list for their requested training provider. Offers of classroom training will be mailed directly to the apprentice.
What will I learn?
- Workplace Safety
- Workplace Communications
- Plant Science
- Turf Management 1
- Plant Identification 1
- Plant Materials 1
- Trade Calculations
- Landscape Construction 1
- Integrated Pest Management and Plant Health Care
- Landscape Equipment Maintenance
- First Aid and CPR Training
- Plant Propagation
- Plant Production
- Turf Management 2
- Plant Identification
- Plant Materials 2
- Site Layout, Grading and Surveying
- Landscape Construction 2
- Plan Reading And Quantity Take-off, Quote Preparation