The course will provide in-depth knowledge of the design process, including site evaluation and analysis, design theory, function and spatial delineation, and concept development. Lastly, an understanding of soils and plant material followed by basic construction techniques will be covered. No previous design, drawing/drafting, or CAD experience is required.
Objectives: To provide basic landscape design process knowledge for the creation of sustainable site and landscape planning, without the requirement for drawing, drafting, sketching, or CAD or related software knowledge.
Course Length: 6 weeks, 36 hours
Materials Needed: Pen, paper, and binder
Course Hours: 5:30pm-8:30pm. Mondays & Wednesdays
With over forty years of involvement in the landscape industry, Ken graduated from Humber Colleges Landscape Technology Program. He completed his BLA in 1986 and MLA in 2011. Through the University of Guelph, he expanded on landscape education development and was involved with Skills Ontario and Skills Canada committee work. In 2006 he travelled to Brazil to instruct World Skills trainers and their competition team for the international competition in Japan in 2007, where he also represented Canada with a team from Quebec. This event was held in Calgary, AB in 2009, where Ken represented Canada as host to fifteen international landscape gardening competition teams.
Classes with insufficient registration will be cancelled. Should this occur, a full refund will be issued. So don't delay, register today!
Please call 250-383-3631 for more information.