Commercial Greenhouse Technician
Pending Government Approval
This program is designed to prepare graduates for work in the commercial greenhouse industry. Combining independent coursework and work-integrated learning components, students will learn about principles and practices related to commercial greenhouse operations. A variety of topics will be studied, including greenhouse infrastructure and operational knowledge, plant physiology and biology, plant growth, pest management, and harvesting techniques. Lastly, within this environment, leadership and managerial strategies and skills will be explored to prepare graduates for an exciting career in commercial greenhouse production.
Program fees will vary. To view fee information for your program, go to www.lethbridgecollege.ca/programs and select your program.
Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are awarded an Commercial Greenhouse Technician certificate.
Students will be recommended by the Greenhouse Partners as new workers showing a desire to increased training and background in the greenhouse industry. Cohorts of 12 (minimum) will be batched and begin training based on industry calendar and demand.
General Admissions Requirements
All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admission section of this calendar.
Applicants to this program do not require a high school diploma, however, they must satisfy the following specific program requirements or equivalencies: Grade 10 English and Grade 10 Math.
Non-Academic Admissions Requirements
Students must have an internship placement at the time of enrollment.
A valid driver's license is recommended.
|CGT-1150||Commercial Greenhouse Basics||3|
|CGT-1151||Greenhouse Plant Physiology||3|
|CGT-1152||Greenhouse Facility Design||3|
|CGT-1153||Greenhouse Pest Management||3|
|CGT-1154||Greenhouse Water Quality||3|
|CGT-1155||Greenhouse Food Safety||3|
|CGT-1156||Greenhouse Human Resources||3|