Saltfleet High School

Horticulture Career Opportunities

Horticulture Students

Do you find your regular classes boring?  Are you itching for a taste of the real world?  Do you enjoy working with your hands?  Do you like to be outdoors?  Then this is the program for you.  At Saltfleet we provide a hands on experience in horticultre and landscaping which will give you that outdoor practical work experience you crave.  Our growing careers program offers real world hands on projects while providing you with the knowledge and skills required for success in the dynamic and growing field of horticulture and landscaping.  Saltfleet has a wide range of horticultural power equipment including mowers, blowers, trimmers, rototillers, and even a small front end loader.  Classes, cover topics such as; snow removal practices, tractor safety and operation, landscape design, greenhouse growing, and sports turf management.  In addition to the regular core program students in the SHSM program recieve specialized industry recognized awareness training certificates in, skid steer loader operation, lawn mower safety and operation, tree planting and staking, pruning and much more.  Through the SHSM program you will have the opportunity to work for a co-op employer, doing real landscaping work, and may even get a good summer job out of the experience.   If this sounds like your sort of thing download the application and get started today or contact us to see how you can get started on "Growing Your Career".