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Landscape Horticulturist

Trade Description:

Landscape horticulturists design, construct, install and maintain landscaping. Projects include walkways, fences, decks, outbuildings, and irrigation systems. Responsibilities include maintaining inventory and facilities in greenhouses and garden retail centres and advising customers and clients on plants, plant materials, pesticides, fertilizers and other landscaping products.

Landscape construction companies, nurseries, greenhouses, garden centres, yard and tree care companies, golf courses, public parks and other horticulture and gardening-related fields are major employers of landscape horticulturists.

Trade Regulation PDF Document Prepping for the Exam - Booklist
National Occupational Analysis Sample Exams

Apprenticeship - Annual Requirements:

Levels Total Hours/Year
(On-the-Job & Technical Training)
Total Weeks/Year
(Technical Training)
Delivered By
* 2018 Technical Training Effective SY 2018-2019 (For Incoming Level 1 Apprentices).
** 2010 Technical Training Effective until SY 2019-2020 (For Active Apprentices Only).

Training Standards:

2018 Technical Training – Effective School Year 2018-2019 (For Incoming Apprentices)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document RSOS Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Level Three
PDF Document Level Four
2010 Technical Training – Effective Until School Year 2019-2020 (For Current Apprentices Only)
PDF Document Level One PDF Document Level Chart
PDF Document Level Two PDF Document Profile Chart
PDF Document Level Three PDF Document NOA Subtask to Unit Comparison
PDF Document Unit to Course Comparison Checklist

Challenging the Exam - Trades Qualification:

Years of Experience
Hours Required
Additional Practical
Exam Required
 4.5  7,650  No
PDF Document Work Experience Form

Accredited Programs:

Apprenticeship Trade Training Institution -
Secondary Schools 
Training Institution - Post-Secondary Schools Training Institution
Program Name 
Landscape Horticulturist R.B. Russell Vocational School __ Landscape Horticulturist Program 1