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Landscape Technician

Landscape Technician

Landscape Technician (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code

01521

Credential

Program Length

Four semesters, beginning in September

School

Landscape Technician

Contact Information

Richard Zoltek, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4880
richard.zoltek@humber.ca
humber.ca/appliedtechnology

Fees/Scholarships

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,852.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Campus/Availability

Start DatesAvailability
2016 SeptemberOpen

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U or equivalent)
– Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
or
• Mature student status
or
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Additional Requirements

• All students entering this program must provide proof of having received a tetanus injection or booster shot within the last ten years
• Successful completion of Standard First Aid

Our Program

Humber’s Landscape Technician diploma program is based on the principles of sustainability, conservation and environmental sensitivity. You’ll learn about landscape design and development, site construction, general horticulture, grounds maintenance, and related technologies through a combination of in-class studies and hands-on landscape training.

At Humber, we have exceptional facilities for landscape education. The Humber Arboretum, for example, is a 250-acre botanical garden centred on the west branch of the Humber River, surrounding Humber’s North Campus. It includes ornamental, woodland and wildlife gardens serving as a unique living classroom for plant studies, construction, arboricultural and horticultural skills. Our construction lab is housed in a weather-protected 8,000-square foot facility, which allows you to build full-scale structures such as decks, gazebos and retaining walls. Our computer labs use the latest in computer-aided design (CAD) software, which enables you to prepare professional construction documents.

List of Courses

How to Apply

Your Career

A career in the multifaceted landscape industry lets you combine your interests in construction, design, plant materials and the environment. Opportunities exist with landscape contractors, design firms, design-build firms, garden centres, nurseries, municipalities, golf courses and in technical sales. Some of our graduates establish their own companies or obtain senior supervisory positions within the industry. Our annual Landscape and Horticultural Job Fair matches first- and second-year students with potential employers, many of which offer work positions to our students on the spot. Our graduates often find themselves with a range of job choices and prospects.

Your Future Study Options

Qualified graduates of this program have successfully applied their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions. Visit Transfer Options for detailed information.

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