Landscape architects develop landscape designs and oversee the landscaping of commercial projects, office complexes, parks, golf courses, and residences.
To be a landscape architect, you need a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture. You may also need a master's degree. You need to finish a two-year internship, and in Ontario and British Columbia you need to write a provincial registration exam. In the remaining provinces, you usually need two years' design experience and an interview to obtain certification with your provincial association.
In Ontario and British Columbia, landscape architects require a two-year internship and the successful completion of a provincial registration exam.
In the remaining provinces and territories, landscape architects usually require two years of landscape design experience and an interview by their respective provincial associations to receive association certification.