Horticulture Technician


YWCA Toronto has partnered with the Ontario Ministry of the Status of Women and Humber College to bring you a unique, women-only pre-apprenticeship training program to become a Horticultural Technician. This program is for women who have a keen interest in landscape trades and a strong desire for employment in this industry.

  • Qualified industry instructors

  • Up-to-date learning materials

  • Safety equipment

  • Transportation supports (restrictions apply)

  • Health and safety training

  • Women-only learning environment

  • Refresher math

  • Free tuition

  • Employment preparation training

  • Level 1 (Basic) in-school training program for the trade of Horticulture Technician in Ontario

  • Assistance with obtaining co-op placements

  • Essential skills training in Math and English

  • Women, 16 years and older

  • Minimum grade 10 math and grade 12 English (or equivalency by end of program)

  • Resident of and able to work in Ontario

  • Low income eligibility criteria

  • Willing and able to commit to a 31-week, intensive training program

Program start date:TBD

Humber College (North Campus)
205 Humber College Blvd., Etobicoke, ON M9W 5L7.

Barbara Hills  416.964.3883 x402 | bhills@ywcatoronto.org
Amina Shah — 416.964.3883 x210 | ashah@ywcatoronto.org


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