About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0775

Program Highlights

  • Students have the opportunity to work on permanent and temporary projects on campus grounds
  • Landscape design projects are from actual sites in the community
  • Hands on equipment demonstration and use, including front end loader, stone saw, skidsteer and excavator
  • Hands on equipment demonstration and use, including stone saw, vibratory plate tamper, miter saw and wood chipper
  • Skidsteer operation and licensing
  • Excavator operation and safety license
  • Graduates are in high demand among employers, thanks to industry growth across Canada
  • Program has common first year with Greenhouse Technician (Academic) and Horticultural Technician (Academic) programs

Career Opportunities

  • Design/build companies
  • Fencing and deck companies
  • Garden centres
  • Golf course construction contractors
  • Government-run parks
  • Landscape construction contractors
  • Landscape maintenance contractors

Our company has greatly benefited from the positive contribution of both Niagara College graduates and co-op students alike. The training provided by Niagara’s Landscape program is extensive and relevant to the landscape industry.

Michael Schmahl, N.P.D. Horticultural Co-ordinator

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Diploma
#0775 - 2 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Not Available
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Niagara College offers graduate certificate options in several study areas to qualified college and university graduates. These certificates can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work.


We maintain articulation agreements with other colleges and universities in Canada and around the world.


Some post-secondary credits can be transferred into any Niagara College program.