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 the campus grounds
  • Landscape design projects are from actual sites in the community
  • Hands on equipment demonstration and use, including stone saw, vibratory plate tamper, miter saw, excavator, zero turn lawn mower, etc.
  • Skidsteer operation and licensing
  • Graduates are in high demand among employers, thanks to industry growth across Canada

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

Environment and Horticulture Pathways

Graduates or last term students of NC horticulture, greenhouse or landscape programs can apply for advanced standing into Greenhouse Technician (Co-op), Horticulture Technician (Co-op) or Landscape Technician (Co-op).

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January Start Option

You may also take this program beginning in January with no co-op.

Our Niagara-on-the-Lake campus is the first postsecondary institution in Canada to be recognized as a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary.

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0735 - 2 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Not Available
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2019Not Available
May 2019Not 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.


Graduates can apply into an extended one year degree program in Landscape Management, Production Horticulture, or Golf Course Management at Olds College