The Green Industries program at College Heights is an exciting technological education program filled with creative, active and hands-on projects.
Students in this program learn about ornamental and agricultural plants, trees, forests and also landscaping. Greenhouse plant production for our school’s popular annual spring sale event is one of the many ongoing projects completed by our Green Industries students. Design projects and the use of landscape industry software applications challenge students to be imaginative and analytical thinkers. Students learn a wide range of landscape maintenance to provide a foundation for future education or the entry into the workforce. Students wishing to pursue advance training and certifications for the Green Industries sector can apply for the Horticulture and Landscaping Specialist High Skills Major Program (SHSM) in their grade ten year. In the SHSM course, students can earn certifications in areas such as pruning, plant layout, plant identification, customer service, tree planting, paver installation and CPR and First Aid.
See the Green Industry brochure for more details.