2005-2006 University of Guelph Diploma Program Calendar

XI. Certificate Programs

Ridgetown College

Landscape Management Co-op Program

OCAS Program Code R102

(2 semesters + 460 hours co-op placement)

This certificate program offers students the opportunity to gain educational as well as practical hands on training in the landscape industry. During the course students will obtain industry certifications that will make them highly employable in this industry. Upon completion most students are employed by landscaping contractors, lawn care companies, garden centres, municipal and private parks. This program is a great introduction to all aspects of managing a landscape.

CLM*7000 Landscape Construction
CLM*7100 Insect & Disease Identification
CLM*7200 Landscape Management
CLM*7300 Pesticide Certification
CLM*7400 Computer Applications
CLM*7500 Greenhouse Production
CLM*7700 Business Management
CLM*7800 Landscape Design
CLM*7900 Arboriculture
CLM*8000 Plant Identification
CLM*8100 Turf Management
CLM*8200 Small Engines

Contact Carolyn Lucio, Business Development and Training Group, Ridgetown College directly at 519/674-1524 (email: clucio@ridgetownc.uoguelph.ca), fax 519-674-1530 for information on admission requirements, fees and courses.