Horticulturists use their gardening knowledge and skills in a variety of ways and in many different settings. While some may work to maintain formal gardens, others may spend their time tending to golf courses, cemeteries, or parks.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Horticultural Technician (441C)?
Apprentice wage increases with skill and experience. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $17.00 per hour. Those who are self-employed have the opportunity to earn much more.
Horticultural Technician (441C)
|Do you have good manual dexterity?|
|Are you comfortable working at heights?|
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?|
|Can you lift 50lbs comfortably?|
|Are you interested in landscape design? Do consider yourself to be creative?|
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision?|
|Can you read blueprints and visualize how things should look?|
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as Horticultural Technician (441C) may be for you!
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