About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:2 Years
Code:0735

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 and excavator operation and safety licensing.
  • Graduates are in high demand among employers, thanks to industry growth across Canada.
  • First year students benefit from allied learning with the Horticultural and Greenhouse Technician (Co-op) programs.

Career Opportunities

  • Design/build companies
  • Fencing and deck companies
  • Golf course construction contractors
  • Snow management
  • Landscape sales and marketing
  • Green roof installation
  • Green wall construction
  • Interior plantscape installation
  • Sustainable landscape design

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
#0735 - 2 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Not Available
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Open
January 2017Not Available
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

We are proud to provide a range of future study options for NC students. More details on specific opportunities and partnerships can be found at niagaracollege.ca/transfercredit.