About the courseAs a horticultural technician, you are focused on sustainable growing techniques, care and maintenance and committed to protecting biodiversity in nature. The 125-acre Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus serves as a living lab with the NC Greenhouse Nursery, Ontario’s largest training greenhouse, newly renovated landscape design studio and computer lab, and a heated landscape workshop. Study and research new technologies for generating flowers, fruits, turf and trees. Gain practical experience exploring sustainable growth techniques in the campus landscape, gardens and greenhouse. Hands-on learning of plant health to protect biodiversity in nature. Graduates can earn a co-op diploma in landscape, greenhouse or horticultural fields with an additional year of study.
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AboutFounded in Welland in 1967 and located in the Heart of the Niagara Region – just minutes from one of the world’s most well-known tourism destinations – Niagara College offers more than 130 innovative programs between its state-of-the-art campuses in Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake. Together its campuses provide unique living laboratories and top notch facilities that deliver hands-on applied learning opportunities, world-class applied research, and smaller class sizes in an intimate and friendly environment.
At Niagara College, more than 12,000 full-time students study in diploma, graduate certificate, apprenticeship and Bachelor’s Degree programs. It also welcomes more than 15,000 Part-Time Studies registrants each year, who study in 600 plus credit, vocational and general interest programs. NC offers programs that provide real-world experience and are taught by passionate faculty committed to student success, resulting in a truly one-of-a-kind educational experience. A vibrant culture and community are important to students’ academic success.
Niagara College has a long history of athletic excellence. NC intercollegiate athletics program has won seven national championships and thirty-five provincial championships. Gymnasiums and Fitness Centres are designed to ensure that all students have the ability to participate in a variety of recreational, fitness, and athletic activities.
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Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus - Niagara College
135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0Open in maps See all courses at this campus
Since opening in 1998 the 125-acre Daniel J. Patterson campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake has been the centre for NC’s business, hospitality, environmental, culinary and wine programs. It has blossomed into a masterpiece of hands-on learning through the innovative development of several on-campus teaching enterprises. It has most recently seen the addition of a state-of-the-art fitness and research centre in the Marotta Family Innovation Complex, together with Canada’s first and only Cannabis Institute and Teaching Distillery. This campus houses the schools of Academic, Liberal and Access Studies; Business and Management; Environmental and Horticultural Studies; Hospitality, Tourism and Sport; Apprenticeship; and the Canadian Food & Wine Institute.