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New Entrant Training Program

What are you waiting for?

Join the New Entrant GROW Program and
Build In-Demand Skills to Launch Your Career!

Incumbent Worker

This 6 week training program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario with no costs charged to participants. Training includes 4 weeks of technical and soft skills followed by a paid two week job placement.

Program Features

Health and Safety training including WHMIS, Worker Awareness, (4-step, PPE)

Learn tricks of the trade & strategies for success

Learn about Grounds Management, Hardscape or Softscape Installation & basic horticulture principles

Hear from those who are in the Landscape & Horticulture profession

Have access to ongoing training, career development and apprenticeship opportunities

Introduction to the landscape and horticulture profession

Land a job and start working

Participating in the GROW Program is just the beginning!

There are many career opportunities in the landscape and horticulture profession, including:

Maintenance

Professions

Certificate Landscape Designer/ Landscape Architect + Engineer, Certified Horticultural Technician/Certified Landscape Horticulturist Technician, Landscape Horticulturist, Softscape Installer, Ornamental Maintenance Technician, Grounds Manager

Professions

Certificate Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect + Engineer, Waterfall and pool contractor and specialist, Certified Horticultural Technician/Certified Landscape Horticulturist Technician, Landscape Horticulturist, Stone Mason, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Certified Installer, Pool/Hot tub installer, Equipment Operator, Electrician and Lighting Specialist, Plumber and Irrigation Specialist

Professions

Certificate Landscape Designer/ Landscape Architect + Engineer, Certified Horticultural Technician, Certified Landscape Horticulturist Technician, Landscape Horticulturist, Carpenter, Stone Mason, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Certified Installer, Pool/Hot tub installer, Equipment Operator, Electrician and Lighting Specialist, Plumbers and Irrigation Specialist, Fencing Contractor

Professions

Certificate Landscape Designer/Landscape Architect + Engineer, Certified Horticultural Technician/Certified Landscape Horticulturist Technician/ Landscape Horticulturist, Softscape & Hardscape Installer, Natural Stone specialist, Stone Mason, Ornamental Garden Maintenance Specialist, Ornamental Maintenance Technician, Grounds Manager

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Sign up for an info session to learn more about the New Entrant Worker program

Participant Information Sessions:
Sign up for an info session to learn more about the New Entrant Worker program.

Online Participant Information Sessions
Every Wednesday at 10 am
Register now to attend

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Hear from those who are in the industry

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See what the first GROW cohort learned during their training!