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Horticulture Technician

What You’ll Learn

The basics and more

Your certificate will provide great skills for the gardening, nursery, golf course and parks industries. You will be able to further your education and credentials by transferring into year two of a diploma program or carrying on with level three of the apprenticeship route.

Academic Term 1 - July to November

  Course Course Name Hours Tuition
All of HORT 103  Introduction to Horticulture 90 hours $296.25
HORT 104  Plant Identification 1 90 hours $296.25
HORT 105 Botany for Horticulture 90 hours $296.25
HORT 106  Soils and Growing Media 30 hours $98.75
HORT 107  Landscape Design and Maintenance 1 90 hours $296.25
HORT 108  Pests and Pesticide Applicators 60 hours $197.50
HORT 109 Plant Propagation 1 30 hours $98.75
HORT 110  Turf Grass Maintenance 60 hours $197.50
HORT 140  Work Experience 1 60 hours $197.50

Academic Term 2 - December to April

  Course Course Name Hours Tuition
All of HORT 121  Diseases 60 hours $197.50
HORT 122  Greenhouses and Environments 60 hours $197.50
HORT 123  Equipment Maintenance 30 hours $98.75
HORT 124  Plant Identification 2 30 hours $98.75
HORT 126  Irrigation and Drainage 30 hours $98.75
HORT 127  Landscape Design and Maintenance 2 90 hours $296.25
HORT 128  Arboriculture 30 hours $98.75
HORT 129  Plant Propagation 2 30 hours $98.75
HORT 131  Business Practices in Horticulture 60 hours $197.50
HORT 132  Horticulture Theory 30 hours $98.75
HORT 133  Water Gardening 30 hours $98.75
HORT 134  Organic Vegetable Production 30 hours $98.75
HORT 135  Retail & Wholesale Production 30 hours $98.75
HORT 141  Work Experience 2 60 hours $197.50

Note: Tuition costs listed above are for domestic students and do not include any additional fees. See the What it Costs page for details.

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Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
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  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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