Learn to construct and manage landscaped areas such as parks and golf courses.
This program develops the knowledge and skills you require to construct and manage landscaped areas such as parks, golf courses, athletic fields, botanical gardens and cemeteries.
The program focuses on the following:
- Construction and maintenance of greenspace and recreational areas
- Equipment maintenance and operation
- Turf grass management
- Residential landscape design
- Integrated pest management
- Irrigation system management
The program integrates two six-month paid terms of employment with six terms of academic theory. You will visit greenspace sites and businesses, enhancing your educational experience and future employment opportunities.
While in this program, you will attend the Manitoba Golf Superintendents Association and the Landscape Manitoba annual conferences, and participate in numerous other field trips.
Prior to starting the program, you will be invited to attend a program overview information session. You’ll also be invited to participate in a math and reading skills diagnostic testing session that will advise you of your program readiness.