Landscape & Horticulture Technician/Specialist (2225)

Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists include those who survey and assess landscapes; draw sketches and build models of landscape designs; construct and maintain graders, parks, golf courses and other landscaped environments; advise clients on issues related to horticulture such as irrigation; breed, cultivate and study plants; and treat injured and diseased trees and plants. They are employed by landscape designers and contractors, lawn service and tree care establishments, golf courses, nurseries and greenhouses, and municipal, provincial and national parks, or they may be self-employed (National Occupational Classification).

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Completion of a university or college program agronomy, aboriculture, horticulture, landscaping, landscape design or landscape technology is usually required. In Manitoba, trade certification is available for landscape horticulturists. The Province of Manitoba dictates requirements for arborists. A training course is available through the University of Manitoba.

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Date modified: August 22, 2019