Certificate of Achievement
Program Code: 06101
Length: 12 weeks starting in September
Earn a living with your green thumb and construction skills in some of the fastest growing industries related to residential and commercial landscape construction, maintenance and management, wholesale and retail growing of ornamental plants including:
This intensive, two-level program will give you the technical skills you need through hands-on work in our on-site construction laboratory and greenhouse, and in the Humber Arboretum. The in-class component of the program takes place during the winter months, coinciding with the typical slowdown in the horticultural industry.
|Fall 2020 Delivery||Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery||Note|
|HCAP 110: Plant Identification 1||Online|
|HCAP 116: Pest Control||Online|
|HCAP 119: Turf Management 1||Online / In-person|
|HCAP 120: Plant Science||Online|
|HCAP 121: Landscape Construction 1||Online / In-person|
|HCAP 123: Landscape Equipment Maintenance||Online / In-person|
|HCAP 126: Workplace Safety||Online / In-person|
|HCAP 127: Plant Materials 1||Online / In-person|
|HCAP 130: First Aid||Online|
|HCAP 152: Trade Calculations||Online|
|HCAP 161: Workplace Communications||Online|
|Fall 2020 Delivery||Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery||Note|
|HCAP 153: Irrigation|
|HCAP 154: Landscape Construction 2|
|HCAP 155: Plant Identification 2|
|HCAP 156: Plant Materials 2|
|HCAP 157: Turf Management 2|
|HCAP 158: Plant Propagation|
|HCAP 159: Plant Production|
|HCAP 160: Site Layout and Grading|
|HCAP 162: Plan Reading and Quantity Take-off|
Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.
Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.
This apprenticeship is regulated by the Ontario College of Trades. You and your employer are required to register through your local Apprenticeship Branch Office of the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD).
You will be scheduled for the in-school portion of training by MLTSD. Apprentices who have been scheduled for the in-school training will be sent an Offer of Classroom Training letter from the MLTSD. For more information, visit ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship.
For Peel Region, please contact:
MLTSD– Apprenticeship Branch
The Emerald Centre
10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 404
Mississauga, ON L5R 3K6
905.279.7333 or 800.736.7332
An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.
An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.
An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.
An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.
An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.
An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.
Visit www.ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship for instructions.
Level 1 - $650
Level 2 - $650.
Fees are subject to change.
|Details and Specifications||Minimum Specs||Recommended Specs|
|Processor||Intel i7 (Quad core)||Intel i7 (Quad core or higher)|
|Memory||Minimum 16 GB of RAM|
|Storage||Minimum 250 GB storage space (SSD) preferable, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac|
|Other||Built-in Ethernet port (strongly recommended), Long battery life (strongly recommended)|
Trainees are responsible for acquiring clothes appropriate for outside use: gloves; ear protection (muffs or plugs); The Canadian Standards Association (CSA)-approved Green Patch safety boots; Class E hard hat and safety glasses; and a pair of secateurs (approximate cost $260).
Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.
Tanya Olsen, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5941
Current students please send inquiries to: SATadvising@humber.ca.
Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.
On October 21, 2019, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU). Both names may appear on this website.
Select information only is included in this printable PDF. For complete program details, refer to humber.ca/programs.
Print/Download Date: December 1, 2020