There are many industry-related courses available outside of CNLA and it's provincial associations.
Burnaby Community and Continuing Education
Burnaby CCE offers a number of Horticulture programs, all with a cutting edge, organic focus. These programs will appeal to Professional Landscapers, who want to provide environmentally sound services to their clients. They will also appeal to home gardeners who would like to focus on plant and garden health.
Canadian Society of Landscape Architects
Provides many publications, educational resources and links to education progams across the country.
Calgary Zoo and Botanical Gardens
The Calgary Zoo offers various Horticulture Programs. Courses such as Woody Plant ID and Advanced Plant ID may be beneficial to future Landscape Industry Certified candidates.
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI)
ICPI offers educational resources for Design Professionals and Contractors.
Recognizing Canadian companies that raise the level of professionalism in the landscape industry.
Minimum standards for the nursery industry, for use by students, educators and professionals.
An independent industry body with a mandate to administer nursery certification programs in Canada.
Provides the framework for basic training sessions to develop an informed well-rounded employee.