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Horticulture Technician

Admission Requirements

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Admission requirements

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

Requirement High school course Camosun course Alternatives
English
one of:
Math
one of:
  • C+ in Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10
  • C in Foundations of Math and Pre-calculus 10
  • C in Principles of Math 10
  • C in Applications of Math 10
  • Non-BC high school
Portfolio The three tasks below should be neatly organized and presented in a sealed envelope or contained folder with your full name and program name on the cover sheet.
  1. Write a short cover letter consisting of two to three paragraphs expressing your interest in the program, reasons for enrolling in the program, goals and expectations for the course.
  2. Present a booklet containing six garden photographs (mounted prints, no more than two per page) of a small garden scene, larger landscape, plants, horticultural workplace and/or any other creative setting which interests you, with written captions (3-4 sentences each) explaining your choice of photo.
  3. Complete the survey sheet PDF and include it in the portfolio.

Participation requirements

Students must be physically fit, be able to perform routine gardening duties and be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions. Students are advised to consult the Horticulture Department Program Leader if there are any concerns.

Completion requirements

Students must successfully complete all Academic Term 1 and Academic Term 2 courses and the work experience requirement with a COM or DST grade in order to obtain a Certificate in Horticulture Technician.

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What kind of applicant are you?

Camosun has three different applicant categories:

  • Adult
  • Current BC/Yukon High School Student
  • International

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Victoria BC V8P 5J2
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