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This course provides the opportunity for students to study and show competency in the set up, operation, basic maintenance and safety relating to some of the equipment involved in the horticultural industry. Experience will be gained on a broad range of tools and equipment from manual trimmers to a skid steer loader. Students learn about the principles and terminology of electrical, hydraulic, power and lubrication systems. Safety issues relating to the operation of the equipment will be stressed. Students will learn WHIMIS, first aid, industry, and occupational health and safety practices and standards and how they are applied in various work environments. Safety is paramount in this Horticulture Technician Program and will be a component of many other courses.
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