Landscape Technician (Co-op)Niagara College
About this Program
Level: Diploma in Landscape Technician (Co-op)
Discpline: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Length: 4 semestersCheck My Eligibility
Niagara on the Lake Campus
As a Landscape Technician graduate, you are well-equipped to plan, design and develop beautiful and sustainable landscapes for residential and commercial clients. Highlights - The beautiful Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake serves as the programs outdoor living lab, providing unique practical learning opportunities to study, design, build and maintain landscapes. Indoor heated landscape workshop and horticultural yard is the common demonstration space where a wide range of landscape construction techniques are taught, including safe equipment training on large and small power equipment. The newly renovated landscape design studio equipped with computers and drafting tables provides an optimal learning environment to gain a theoretical understanding of landscape design, computer-aided drafting and landscape management software. Extensive practical experience gained through community landscape design/construction projects, and a co-op work term. Rapid industry growth across Canada puts graduates in high demand. Graduates can earn a co-op diploma in greenhouse or horticulture fields with an additional year of study.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.