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Landscape Gardening

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

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Program Name

Landscape Gardening

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 2016-17

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

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

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: www.ontransfer.ca

    Testimonials

    It was a great learning experience, the program provided a good solid understanding of the materials that prepared one to apply to the working world without much difficulty. It also helps in building a foundation of knowledge to further pursue additional education if one wishes to. The college's environment is very nurturing, lots of room for the growing of friendships, learning activities, and the equipment is clean, and up to date. Looking back of how fast time has been travelling and that such a positive learning experience that I would hardly forget.

    Song Truong

    Program Contact

    Debbie Baker
    dbaker@sl.on.ca

    Recruiting Contact

    Connect with a College Career Advisor:
    dreamit@sl.on.ca

    International Students Contact:
    international@sl.on.ca


    Additional Information

    Advanced Standing

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