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Landscape Horticulture Certificate

The landscape industry has seen increased consumer demand for professional landscape services. This 120-hour program provides the core skills required for employment in this growing industry, as well as upgrading for those currently involved with the various phases of landscape horticulture. Persons with responsibilities for administering landscape construction or maintenance contracts will also find the program beneficial. The Landscape Horticulture Certificate program also provides a solid foundation for individuals interested in pursuing advanced studies in specialized horticulture disciplines such as turf grass maintenance, landscape design, and nursery propagation.

Admission Requirements

  • No admission requirements.


HT 11 Botany and Soil Science
HT 12 Plant Identification
HT 13 Landscape Construction
HT 14 Landscape Maintenance

Graduation Requirements

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive a certificate.

Program Area:

Continuing Studies

Campus (Intake):

  • Distance (Sep)
  • Vernon (Jan)
  • Salmon Arm (Jan)
  • Kelowna (Jan)




  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time


2022-23: $1,336
plus applicable textbooks and/or materials



  • In person, part time
  • Two evenings per week plus some Saturdays
  • Jan 25-Apr 23, 2022


  • Sept 20 – Dec 10, 2022
    • Tues/Thurs (5:30-8:30 p.m.) and some Saturdays (9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.)
    • Blended delivery: A mixture of synchronous and asynchronous learning. Hands-on components will be taught on some Saturdays.

Students that are not located in Kelowna will be given instructions on how to complete their hands-on components in their own communities.

  • Jan 9-Feb, 2022
    • In person, full-time
    • Mon/Wed/Fri (8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.)
  • Jan 9 -Feb 24, 2023
    • Mon/Wed/Fri (8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.)

Salmon Arm:

  • Part time
  • Two evenings per week and some Saturdays
  • January 2023

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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 07/05/2022