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Landscape Gardener

Available at: Kingston part-time


This program is designed for individuals who wish to be involved in the rapidly expanding field of garden maintenance. Upon completion of the required 7 courses, students may find employment with nurseries, garden centres or landscape contractors, may start their own business or take courses for personal use. The program also includes a work placement to gain hands-on experience in the field.

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Program Name

Landscape Gardener

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Start Dates

Program Duration


Location (Campus)

Kingston part-time

Canadian Fees

International Fees

Additional Costs

Scholarships and Bursaries

Program Outline 2016-17

LAND 2 Horticulture - Plant Life
LAND 3 Landscape Design Principles
LAND 4 Hard Landscape Construction Techniques
LAND 5 Horticulture - Woody Plants and Groundcovers
LAND 6 Horticulture - Perennials, Annuals and Bulbs
LAND 7 Landscape Maintenance
LAND 8 Business of Landscaping

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).


Health Requirements

Articulation & Credit Transfer Opportunities

Formal and informal pathways offer SLC graduates the chance to continue their studies with post-secondary institutions across Canada and around the world. Those that follow are specific to this program:

    For details on Credit Transfer within Ontario please visit:


    I thoroughly enjoyed my time at SLC. It was very fast-paced and comprehensive. They certainly make sure students are well prepared for any situation they’ll encounter in the real world.

    Timothy O'Leary

    Program Contact

    Debbie Baker

    Recruiting Contact

    Recruitment Office

    Additional Information

    Advanced Standing

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