GREENHOUSE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE TRAINING – CWRG
ABOUT THE TRAINING
Immigrant Greenhouse Technician Certificate Training Project encourages immigrants to work in the industry, but the program is not exclusively for immigrants.
Funded by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training under Community Workforce Recovery Grant (CWRG), this program provides 19 weeks of training, including 12 weeks of occupational skills training provided by Western Community College (WCC), and 4 weeks of practicum with local employers.
Jobs in the Greenhouse sector are an in-demand occupation. Graduates of the program can work in nurseries, on farms, in greenhouses, at garden centers in positions such as Nursery Worker, IPM Assistant, Harvester, and Grower’s Assistant.
Canadian Citizen, PR or Protected Refugee (with court's decision)
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Unemployed or Precariously Employed
Participants need to have CLB English language proficiency Level 5
BENEFITS AND CREDENTIALS
Free Training: 19 Weeks
OFA Level 1 Certificate
WHMIS & Food Safe
Ladder Safety and Fall Protection certificate
Pesticide Applicator License
4 Weeks of Practicum & Employment Support
Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) will be provided
Tel: 604.596.7722, ext. 603