|Study location||Canada, Ontario, King City|
|Nominal duration||2 years, plus 1 Optional Co-op term|
|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 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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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you are not coming from a country where English is the primary language, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
The practical skills training and optional co-op work components in this program involve physically challenging work. The outdoor environment and some program activities may offer an element of risk. To succeed, you must be capable of participating in strenuous physical activity.
If you have concerns or questions regarding the nature of this work, please contact the program co-ordinator.
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.
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.
- 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
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.
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