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bachelor

Degree

Diploma in Greenhouse Technician

Course code: #0777 P0777

bachelor

Degree

Diploma in Greenhouse Technician

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Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $16,500 CAD

  • Application fee

    $100 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2-3 years

  • Min GPA

    50 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01
Winter-January 06-June-2022 2022-06-06
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Winter-January 06-June-2023 2023-06-06

Overview

Diploma in Greenhouse Technician

As a Greenhouse Technician graduate, you have a strong understanding of a balanced plant environment, pest management technology and labour management policies and the ability to successfully manage greenhouse or nursery production. 

This program starts in January.

Highlights:

The 125-acre Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara College is located in the heart of Canada’s expanding greenhouse industry and serves as a living lab for students, including Ontario’s largest training greenhouse, container and field nursery operations, and on-site greenhouse equipment.

Gain practical greenhouse experience working with an integrated pest management system.

Connect with greenhouse leaders via extensive field trips to local ornamental and vegetable greenhouses and industry trade shows.

Graduates can earn a diploma in horticulture or landscaping fields with an additional year of study.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,600

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $5,748
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,100
Tuition 1 person $16,500

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

79
-
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
-
reading

PTE

53
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Eligible to apply without language certificate
  • Duolingo Language Test: Between 105 – 110
  • Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL): 60 – No individual band under 50
  • Niagara College’s English for Academic Preparation program (EAP): Completion of Level 5 English for Academic Preparation (EAP) program with 70% and no individual grade under 50%
EAP LevelIELTS (Academic)TOEICTOEFLCEFRPTEDAADDUOLINGO
10-2.510-225iBT 19-290-A10-14*0-40
23-4.5230-395iBT 29-40A115-29*41-60
34.5-5400-545iBT 41-52A230-42**61-80
45-5.5550-695iBT 53-64B143-51***81-94
55.5-6695-795iBT 65-82B252-58****95-104
PSEC Cert/Dip      105-110
Degree      115-120
Graduate      125+

Academic background and requirement

  • English – any Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent

Career opportunities

  • Garden centre operator
  • Greenhouse crop production manager
  • Greenhouse manager
  • Horticultural journalist
  • Horticultural researcher
  • Nursery manager
  • IPM (Integrated Pest Management) specialist
  • Technical sales manager

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