Residential Landscape Technician Diploma

Program Description

You are welcome to attend a free information session to speak to an advisor in person.


imageThis part time diploma program covers information required for employment as a residential landscaper, including business fundamentals. It is industry approved and developed in cooperation with the BC Landscape and Nursery Association and also prepares participants to write the Landscape Industry Certified Technician and the Provincial Trades Qualifications Exam.

This program will be of interest to those considering a career in the landscape industry, are starting their own business in the landscape industry, or are currently in the industry and wish to update their knowledge and provide more comprehensive services.

imageTopics covered include:

  • Ornamental plants
  • Irrigation
  • Plant identification
  • Plant installation
  • Soils
  • Design fundamentals
  • Grading and drainage
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Turf
  • Pruning
  • Integrated pest management
  • Business fundamentals

Participants can complete this program on a part-time basis in two semesters of 9 weeks each; the semesters are scheduled for September-December and January-March.

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Current Course Offerings


PREREQUISITES – Students should meet all the following prerequisites before registering:

  • Proficiency in English
  • Students must arrange their own transportation to off-site events

Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.

RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA – SEMESTER 1
Course ID 1002-2
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    online

Online registration opens 2017-Dec-01
Course Cost
$575
Course Schedule
18 sessions
2018-Jan-10 to 2018-Mar-11
Wednesdays 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Sundays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Course Location
Riverway West School
4340 Carson Street
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RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA – SEMESTER 2
Course ID 1013-2
Register
    online

Online registration opens 2017-Dec-01
Course Cost
$575
Course Schedule
18 sessions
2018-Jan-10 to 2018-Mar-10
Wednesdays 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturdays 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Course Location
Riverway West School
4340 Carson Street
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RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE TECHNICIAN DIPLOMA – SEMESTER 2
Course ID 1004-2
Register
    online

Online registration opens 2017-Dec-01
Course Cost
$575
Course Schedule
18 sessions
2018-Jan-11 to 2018-Mar-15
Thursdays 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Saturdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
COURSE LOCATION
Riverway West School
4340 Carson Street
Map
Registration by phone or in person
Refund policy