• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 5 months
    Duration
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Overview

This entire Horticulture - Canada course at International Career Institute (ICI) - Canada is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

Careers

Horticulture presents a very diverse range of career opportunities. Many positions require working outdoors with the use of management, science, design, planning and technical skills. The most common areas of horticulture include:

  • Arboriculture: the care and management of urban trees.
  • Design: designers work to create gardens that are attractive to the eye as well as practical. Sites typically include private gardens, public parks and reserves, indoor facilities and newly developed housing estates. Designers are frequently self-employed.
  • Gardens and landscape: gardening makeover television shows have never been more popular. Business is booming for those in the landscaping business. It is a wonderful opportunity for self-employment or seeking employment with an established landscaping company.
  • Nurseries: plant growing is the foundation of horticulture. Nurseries range from growing, where new plants grown in special conditions to retail, where sales of plants are made to the public.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details:
    • Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 5 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      • 24 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Students will complete the following units:

  • The Plant Kingdom
  • Plant Propagation
  • Outdoor Food Production
  • Garden Planning
  • The Root Environment and Plant Nutrition

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1749 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1749 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
  • National

    1749 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1749 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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Horticulture - Canada
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