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Love nature? Why not grow that passion into a profession?

Training: FREE Training and Employment Program in Landscape & Horticulture
Program: GROW Entry Level Training Program (Landscape Ontario)
Location: Greater Toronto and Hamilton Region, Ontario (Combination of online and in-person from Milton, Ontario. Transportation available within the GROW Service Areas. Inquire for more information.)

Developed & delivered by Landscape Ontario, the province's largest association of landscape and horticultural professionals, the GROW New Entrant Training Program provides FREE training and employment support to help kick-start your outdoor career.

As a part of Landscape Ontario’s GROW Program, the New Entrant Training Program is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. All training is provided free of charge.

Learn more:

Sign up for our next information session:

Every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am and at 1:30 pm

* Attendance to a virtual information session is mandatory for program enrollment.

GROW Participants will:

  • Train with current industry professionals.
  • Gain in-demand skills and safety knowledge.
  • Join a professional network.
  • Access one-on-one support to find full-time employment with sector employers.

Skills Training:
4 weeks - Monday - Friday • 9am - 5pm

GROW training curriculum focuses on:

  • Softscape Installation & Maintenance Techniques
  • Horticultural Principles
  • Plant Identification
  • Safe Tool and Equipment use
  • Workplace Readiness
  • Employment & Softskills Training
  • Health & Safety incl. WHMIS


  • Age 18+
  • Resident of Ontario
  • Seeking full-time employment (40 hours per week)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Available to attend full-time training

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 11 2022    ID: 64391