THJ2O - Green Industries

COURSE Description

Course Title: Green Industries
Course Code: THJ2O
Grade: 10
Course Type: Open
Credit Value: 1.0
Prerequisite: None
Curriculum Policy Document: Technological Education, The Ontario Curriculum, Grades 9 to 10, 2009
Department: Technological Education
Course Developer: Kydan Educational Services
Development Date: 2017-2018


Course Description: This course introduces students to the various sectors of the green industries – agriculture, forestry, horticulture, floristry, and landscaping. Using materials, processes, and techniques commonly employed in these industries, students will participate in a number of handson projects that may include plant or animal propagation; production, maintenance, and harvesting activities; the development of floral or landscaping designs; and/or related construction activities. Students will also develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to green industry activities, learn about safe and healthy working practices, and explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways and career opportunities in the various industry sectors.