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Horticulture Practitioner Program - Level 2

  • 25 Sep 2023
  • 16 Oct 2023
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OPA is happy to announce the launching of our Horticulture Practitioner Program developed in collaboration with Donna Zarudny, BLA, MLA., a professional career horticulturalist and professor at Humber College! Level 1 of this program will offer a new experience for OPA training, taking place over three weeks of self-guided learning, allowing attendees to work at their own pace through content covering the following topics: 

Week 1

  • Plant ID 2

  • Design Basics

  • Display Installation & Maintenance

  • Irrigation

Week 2
  • Soil Amendments 

  • Fertilizer

  • Advanced Pruning

Week 3
  • Attend 

  • Intro to Greenhouses

  • Leadership Skills



This course will have quizzes every Monday and Q&A session presented online on the afternoons of Sept 18th,  Sept 25th, and Oct 2nd with our instructor providing answers to any questions that attendees may have during each 1 week period. 

Our goal with our 3-Level Horticulture Practitioner Program is to provide valuable information for those looking to get into the field of Horticulture that will take them from newcomer to job-ready.  This program also aims to provide career advancement for those in the Horticulture field through attaining the OPA Horticulture Practitioner designation as a valuable resume asset. Each level will cover new topics or provide more depth to existing concepts, creating a strong foundation for those looking to build a career in the field of Horticulture.

Level 3 of our Horticulture Practitioner Program will be running in November 2023. Click here to Register for Level 3.  We're looking forward to providing you with new and exciting opportunities to expand your career and enrich your knowledge!

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