As a result of Julia Ricottone's cover article in the Summer Newsbrief, CNLA has received numerous responses relating to the impending skills gap in our industry and we thank you for your input. One passionate member's response went above and beyond and we want to share her thoughts with you! In the next few Membership Updates, read Terena's Thoughts on possible solutions to the barriers facing apprenticeship programs in Canada.
To comment on Terena's Thoughts or for more information about apprenticeship, please contact Stacey Porter (firstname.lastname@example.org; or 1-888-446-3499, x8660).
2. EMPLOYERS DON'T WANT TO PAY APPRENTICESHIP WAGES
3. EMPLOYERS NEED THESE GUYS FOR SNOW REMOVAL OR GREENHOUSE WORK IN THE WINTER
4. EMPLOYERS CLAIM NO ONE WOULD BE INTERESTED, OR THEY HAVE NO LONG-TERM EMPLOYEES
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There are plenty of career opportunities in the field of horticulture. The Landscape industry has worked closely with the Ministries of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU), to provide education at the high school, college and university levels that give individuals the skills they need for a successful career in the industry.
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Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.
An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.