Skills Hand Sprayer - Greenhouse in Ontario

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a hand sprayer - greenhouse in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 85103).


  • Brush collecting
  • Budding trees
  • Christmas tree shearing
  • Cleaning crop
  • Clipping
  • Deleafing
  • Fruit trees training
  • Greenhouse cleaning
  • Hand harvesting vegetables
  • Harvesting seedlings
  • Lowering
  • Maintain and manage growth of vines, vine canopy and grapes
  • Mixing fertilizer
  • Operate climate controls
  • Permaculture
  • Seed cutting
  • Shoot positioning
  • Suckering
  • Tying
  • Vegetable culling
  • Vertical farming system
  • Weeding
  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Spray or dust plants with insecticides and fungicides
  • Assist in pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • Mix and prepare soils
  • Plant bulbs and seeds
  • Pot and re-pot plants
  • Transplant seedlings or rooted cuttings
  • Apply fertilizers
  • Report signs of insect or disease damage
  • Assist in grafting activities
  • Dig up wrapping rootballs of trees and shrubs
  • Water and tend to plants, lawns and/or gardens
  • Clean work area

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Sorting
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Operating Mobile Equipment
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Serving Others
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Inspecting and Testing


Law and Public Safety Help - Law and Public Safety
  • Public Safety and Security
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Biology
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
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