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Landscape Gardener

Available at: Kingston part-time

Overview

This program gives students a strong foundational knowledge about hundreds of common plants grown in Canada, soil and plant physiology, and garden design and maintenance. This program is designed for the home gardener and persons interested in finding employment with nurseries, garden centers or landscape contractors.

Statement of Achievement Objectives

At the end of this Statement of Achievement, graduates will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of soil and plant physiology to the care and maintenance of a variety of landscape settings.
  2. Select, cultivate, and maintain appropriate plants for specific landscape settings.
  3. Plan intelligent garden and landscape spaces using design principles and techniques that reflect personal or client preferences.
  4. Apply the knowledge of foundational garden principles, techniques, and plant knowledge for personal enjoyment or for the pursuit of employment.

IMPORTANT

As of September 1, 2017 this program has been reduced to five courses. These courses have been selected as the most critical components of this program and now you can complete the credential in a timelier manner.

Visit the Online and Continuing Education catalogue for course details and to register.

 

Highlights

Program Name

Landscape Gardener

Program Code

K1057

Credential

Statement of Achievement

Start Dates


Program Duration

Part-time

Location (Campus)

Kingston part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline

LAND 6 Horticulture - Perennials, Annuals and Bulbs
LAND 2 Horticulture - Plant Life
LAND 5 Horticulture - Woody Plants and Groundcovers
LAND 7 Landscape Maintenance
LAND 3 Landscape Design Principles

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

SLC graduates have many options to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Agreements between SLC and other institutions that are specific to this program are listed below. In addition, there are many credit transfer pathway agreements between colleges and universities within the province of Ontario. Please also visit www.ontransfer.ca to search for options relevant to your program area of study.



    Admission Requirements

    Applicants to the program must hold an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D.) or equivalent or must qualify for mature student status (19 years of age or older).

    Prerequisites

    Health Requirements

    Testimonials

    I really like college teaching. I’ve always been a hands-on learner. I prefer being able to learn something and then apply it. I find that’s what a college environment has provided for me. It’s my type of learning style.

    Leigh Preece

    Program Contact

    Debbie Baker
    dbaker@sl.on.ca

    Admissions Information

    Connect with a Student Recruitment Officer:
    dreamit@sl.on.ca

    International Students Contact:
    international@sl.on.ca


    Additional Information

    Advanced Standing

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