Green industries courses offer students opportunities to investigate how to care for and sustainably manage our natural and living resources.
Students will explore a variety of areas within green industries, including agriculture, floristry, forestry, horticulture, and/or landscaping. Students will gain practical skills and knowledge by completing a variety of authentic, industry-relevant activities and projects, such as plant propagation and greenhouse maintenance activities; landscape design and planning exercises; assignments that include farm or forestry management plans; and various construction projects.
In addition, students will be introduced to concepts pertaining to biodiversity, environmental sustainability, and natural versus artificial products. Students will also investigate the numerous and varied ways in which green industries and society are interdependent. Green industries courses will prepare students for working safely in the many fields that are encompassed in this subject area. Students will learn about career opportunities in the green industries and about the Essential Skills and work habits that are important for success in these fields.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a Green Industries class?
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Agricultural - Dairy Herdsperson
Agricultural - Fruit Grower
Agricultural - Swine
Golf Course Maintenance
Green roof installations / maintenance
Horticultural Technician (Landscape Horticulturist)
Lawn Care Technicians
Living wall installations / maintenance
Public gardens interpreter
Sustainable food production
Sustainable Urban Development
Indicates a Compulsory Trade
Indicates a Red Seal Trade