Level 1 – In-Class Training Start Dates

  • Algonquin College         – To be Announced
  • Fanshawe College         – To be Announced
  • Humber College            – To be Announced
  • Mohawk College            – To be Announced

Registration/Information Events

Industry Events


  • March 30, 2021
    Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program for Women April 2021
    The Horticulture Technician Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program for Women prepares women who have a keen interest in the skilled trades for employment in the landscape sector. Typical jobs in this industry include landscape construction, grounds and golf course maintenance, parks operations and garden care. The 27-week program provides both academic and practical training to assist with obtaining employment. > READ MORE
  • December 11, 2020
    Congress Connect is a year-long experience
    Congress Connect is not a trade show: it’s a year-long marketplace and conference for members of the landscape and horticulture profession to connect, learn, buy, share and grow.
    This exciting new format means you will save time and money on travel. You’ll also save money on hotel accommodation and food. Don’t Miss the Opportunity to learn more and register your staff in the apprenticeship program.  > READ MORE
  • November 4, 2020
    Living expenses covered for apprentices
    The Ontario government recently announced an additional $75 million in funding over the next two years to help apprentices cover living expenses during their in-class training. For more information click here.  > READ MORE
  • November 3, 2020
    Ontario government announces 20 million for apprenticeship
    The Ontario government announced $20 million in funding to support apprenticeship in the skilled trades. Monte McNaughton, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, made the announcement at Landscape Ontario member TLC Landscaping Design and Pools in London, Ont. on Dec. 4, 2020.  > READ MORE
  • April 03, 2020
    Benefits of the Horticulture Technician Apprenticeship Program
    Don’t Miss the Opportunity to learn more and register your staff in the apprenticeship program at Booth #1065. For more information click here.  > READ MORE
  • November 29, 2017
    A new gift for employers of apprentices
    Earlier this month, the Ontario government announced the new Graduated Apprenticeship Grant for Employers (GAGE). The grant allows an eligible employer to receive between $16,700 to $19,200 per apprentice as they move through, and ultimately complete the program. This is a huge gift. It aligns with our goals of creating a highly-skilled workforce who can help provide some of the solutions in regards to climate change. The program is also proven to help employers with employee retention and attract more skilled labour.  > READ MORE