About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:2 Years

Program Highlights

Students participate in extensive field trips to ornamental and vegetable greenhouses in the Niagara and Leamington areas and attend industry trade shows. First year students benefit from allied learning with the Horticultural and Landscape Technician (Co-op) programs.

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus is the first postsecondary institution in Canada to be recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

Career Opportunities

  • Greenhouse management
  • Greenhouse crop production
  • Nursery management
  • IPM specialist
  • Technical sales
  • Garden centres
  • Horticultural research
  • Horticultural journalism

Environment and Horticulture Pathways

Graduates or last term students of NC horticulture, greenhouse or landscape programs can apply for advanced standing into Greenhouse Technician (Co-op), Horticulture Technician (Co-op) or Landscape Technician (Co-op).

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Co-op Option

Get practical, hands-on experience with the Greenhouse Technician (Co-op) program.

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0777 - 2 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Not Available
January 2018Closed
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Not Available
January 2019Waitlisted (What's this?)
May 2019Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.