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A driver's licence may be required for some positions.
There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Experience an asset.
Cut grass, rake, fertilize and water lawns, weed gardens, prune shrubs and trees and perform other maintenance duties. Spread top soil, lay sod, plant flowers, grass, shrubs and trees and perform other duties to assist with the construction of a landscape and related structures.
Type of Machinery or Equipment:
Small engine equipment, weed trimmer/edger and pick-up trucks.
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This occupation does not usually require formal education or training. Training is often provided on the job. In some cases, additional training such as landscape or horticultural technician courses can be beneficial, especially for advancement to supervisory or management positions.
The following link provides information on Ontario colleges that offer landscape, horticultural and other programs that may be relevant to this occupation: