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Environmental Landscape Management (Optional Co-op)

Seneca College - King
Canada, Ontario, King City
Tuition fee CA$16,011 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Seneca’s King Campus is part of a provincially significant wetland complex and is a valued source of headwaters to the Humber Rivers watershed, which is part of the Canadian Heritage Rivers System. In this unique two-year diploma program, the majority of your outdoor training will take place on this land. You will study ecology, traditional types of landscaping, practical skills and receive an overview of the ecosystem allowing you to understand the impact humans have on the environment and how to protect and restore its natural landscapes.

The demand for environmental landscape management is growing within private and public organizations, therefore employers are in search of graduates who are committed, skilled and knowledgeable in the profession.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • A blend of theoretical and applied practical skills valued in the environmental landscaping field
  • Knowledge of the latest landscaping techniques, including fusion landscaping approaches
  • Computer-aided design techniques
  • Business and marketing skills
  • An advanced awareness of ecology and the interactions between humans, plants and the environment.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Conservation Authorities of Ontario
  • Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association
  • Municipal parks departments
  • Oak Ridges Moraine Foundation
  • Ontario Cooperative Education Association
  • Canadian Co-operative Association
  • Ontario Parks Association
  • Private sector employers throughout Ontario
  • Tallgrass Ontario

Optional Co-op

You will be given the opportunity to complete an optional co-op work term in a professional work environment. To be eligible, you must meet all academic requirements as well as have a passing grade on a communication assessment. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional co-op.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Specialized and general landscape companies
  • Horticultural nursery and greenhouse operations
  • Municipal parks departments and conservation authorities
  • Golf courses, tourists resorts, private and public parks
  • Self-employed contracting firms
Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States