Horticulture and Landscaping SHSM Sector

The SHSM–Horticulture and Landscaping provides students with a strong foundation for a wide variety of careers in the horticulture and landscaping sector. It enables students to build a foundation of sector-focused knowledge and skills before graduating and entering apprenticeship training, college, university, or an entry-level position in the workplace.

Flashpoint Certifications

Customer Service
Leadership
Portfolio Development
Project Management
CPR Level C/AED
Standard First Aid
WHMIS

Compulsory

CPR C – AED
plant identification
Standard First Aid
WHMIS – generic (i.e., not site-specific) instruction

Electives

advanced training in a technology infection control customer service
anti-oppression and allyship training land and forest survey skills fall protection
confined space awareness leadership skills grading and drainage
edging and trimming plant layout herbicide and pesticide
first aid/CPR/AED awareness project management ladder safety training
grading and sodding sector-specific sustainability practices lawn mower use and safety
seed saving paver installation
sustainable resource management planning portfolio development
weed and pest identification and management pruning
Working at Heights sector-specific vehicle operation and safety
advanced training in a technique soil classification and testing
cash handling and register training tree planting
work orders