Landscaping Operations

Landscaping operations

Program Objectives

  • Landscape workers install gardens and maintain grounds.
  • They also build wooden structures such as benches, arbours and pergolas, build stone walls and rock gardens, and install concrete features such as walkways and patios.

General Information

  • Code: 5820
  • Diploma: Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)
  • Hours: 1035

Trade targeted

  • Contractors and supervisors, landscaping, grounds maintenance and horticulture services (NOC 8255)
  • Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists (NOC 2225)
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers (NOC 8612)
  • Nursery and greenhouse workers (NOC 8432)

Admission Requirements

Applicant must meet the following criteria:

Category 2

Must hold a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
   Or
Must be at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the current school year and have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
   Or
Must be at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: Have successfully completed the general development test and the specific prerequisites listed in the table below for the desired program, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.

N.B.: For programs of study in this category, students may continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training if they have earned secondary III credits in the language of instruction, a second language and mathematics in the programs established by the Minister, or if they are at least 18 years of age and have successfully completed the general development test (GDT).

And
Functional prerequisites
Language of instruction Mathematics
Adult Youth Adult Youth
3101-1
3102-2
(3070-3)
632-306 3053-2
(3016-2)
063-306
563-306