Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.48
Liaison Nico Strabac
Submission Date Jan. 22, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Mohawk College
AC-5: Immersive Experience

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Kayla LaChance
Sustainability Programs and Services Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Does the institution offer at least one immersive, sustainability-focused educational study program that is one week or more in length?:
Yes

A brief description of the sustainability-focused immersive program(s) offered by the institution, including how each program addresses the social, economic, and environmental dimensions of sustainability:

Horticulture Technician
A comprehensive program covering plants, landscaping, water standards and more.

Students will:
- Acquire training in safe workplace practices including dealing with on-site conditions, emergencies and hazards, according to federal and provincial pertinent safety legislation and municipal legal requirements
- Learn basic scheduled, preventative and on-going maintenance procedures for powered horticultural equipment, according to respective federal, provincial and municipal legal requirements
- Learn water quality, plant water requirements and local conservation standards, water stewardship principles, basic irrigation systems and procedures according to federal, provincial and municipal legal requirements
- Acquire specialized training in turf grass establishment and cultivation practices including monitoring turf grass quality, plant health care, and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques used in landscape construction (Softscape Installation), and grounds/golf course maintenance operations, according to respective federal, provincial, and municipal legal requirements


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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