About the course
The program curriculum and the success of KPUs diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma with or without specialization as a highly valued credential in the workplace. The Diploma program combines theory and technique with best horticulture practice. Students learn how to use the tools and technologies that are an everyday part of industry workplace. The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes. All students must undertake a minimum 455 hours of Work Experience, typically completed between first and second year. This provides opportunity for students to apply their new skills and identify where their careers may lie after graduating. The Diploma in Horticulture Technology can be completed without specialization or by choosing one of three specializations: Landscape Horticulture Systems, Sustainable Production Horticulture and Turf Management.
Intake Months
JANUARY, MAY, SEPTEMBER
Delivery Locations
C68212
Qualification
Diploma
Duration
2 Years
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3 Years
English language requirements
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6.5
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88
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64
Start date and prices
Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
JANUARY; MAY; SEPTEMBER, 2023 Duration 2 Years Course fee CAD 21,997
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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Established by the government of British Columbia in 1981, Kwantlen, now Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has five campuses located in the Metro Vancouver region of British Columbia. KPU offers bachelors degrees, associate degrees, diplomas, certificates and citations in more than 120 programs.
Many of its programs include work experience terms, practicums, or cooperative education options. Almost 20,000 students annually attend courses at KPU campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley, Cloverdale, and Civic Plaza. Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a range of credentials, many of which are completely unique, to successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets.
Located at the Surrey campus, the Aboriginal Gathering Place is an inviting space for all students. Recognizing the important contributions of Aboriginal Nations, the gathering place supports social and education activities associated with KPU. The Kwantlen Student Association (KSA) has over 30 student clubs. Student clubs at KPU meet regularly and host their own events.The university provides students with its state-of-the-art facilities that includes High-tech labs, studios, classrooms, and facilities. Fitness centres and workout spaces on each campus with a variety of sport and recreational activities for all students are available including fitness classes, personal training, and intramural leagues.
Often referred to as the ‘main campus’, KPU Surrey is the largest of the 5 campuses and is easily accessible by public transit. The campus is home to an array of programs and student services including a dedicated fitness centre, gymnasium, café, student lounges and study spaces for its 9, 500 KPU Surrey students. KPU Richmond offers a wide range of business, arts, and design programs. The brand new, state of the art Wilson School of Design officially opened in January 2018, providing a total of 681 spaces for design students. The campus hosts 6,500 students. KPU Langley is all about hands-on learning, and 3000 students can be found studying in the campus. With dedicated horticulture facilities, cutting-edge Nursing labs and fully-equipped music practice rooms, there are plenty of opportunities for students to put their skills into practice. KPU Tech is dedicated to trades and technology, including apprenticeships, foundation training, and technical career programs. 900 students utilize the 21 workshops, 27 classrooms, and multiple computer labs.
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Langley Campus - Kwantlen Polytechnic University

20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, British Columbia, V3A 8G9

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The Langley campus is home to the university’s School of Horticulture - which includes a field lab, greenhouses, and gardens. The Langley campus is also home to KPUs music programs and includes performance spaces and an auditorium. KPU Langley also offers science programs, and has biology, brewing, chemistry, physics, and geology labs with industry-standard equipment.