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Diploma in Horticulture Technology, Turf Management Specialization

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
2 years
Diploma / certificate
22,420 CAD
Start dates
Langley
22,420 CAD
September 2020

Langley
22,420 CAD
January 2021

Langley
22,420 CAD
May 2021

Langley
22,420 CAD
September 2021

Program description

Diploma in Horticulture Technology, Turf Management Specialization

Turf management students participate in provincial and national industry conferences, establishing valuable networks of industry and alumni contacts that will continue to support their career development long after they graduate. On campus, students play a role in the management of the sports turf field lab with golf greens, tees, fairways, home lawns, and park-style lawn areas.

Admission requirements

Students pursuing a Diploma in Horticulture Technology must be admitted to the Faculty of Science & Horticulture.

For more information, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Year 1

  • Botany for Horticulture
  • Soils and Growing Media
  • BC Pesticide Applicator Certification
  • Introduction To Sustainable Horticulture
  • Basic Machinery Operation and Maintenance
  • Turf Maintenance Operations
  • Introduction To Plant Materials
  • Foundations of Plant Health
  • Sustainable Turf Management
  • Arboriculture I

Select one of the following:

  • Introduction to Professional Communication
  • Introduction to University Writing 1

Year 2

  • Horticulture Work Experience
  • Work Experience Report
  • Turfgrass and Environmental Stress
  • Environmental Turf Management
  • Turfgrass Pest Management
  • Irrigation, Drainage and Lighting
  • Grounds Machinery Maintenance
  • Golf Course Management
  • Golf Course Irrigation Systems, Designs, And Operations

Select one of the following:

  • Supervisory Skills
  • Organizational Behaviour 2
  • Human Resources Management I

Select one of the following:

  • Introductory Financial Accounting I 2
  • Business Management in Horticulture
  • Essentials of Management

Select one of the following:

  • Introductory Financial Accounting II 2
  • Intro To Financial Accounting 2
  • Principles of Microeconomics 2
  • Landscape Construction
  • Arboriculture II
  • Introduction to Marketing 2

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...


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Contact info

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey
Canada

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www.kpu.ca


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