Membership

Other Education

Persons who possess other related degrees, diplomas, and who have a minimum of four years of relevant professional landscape architectural experience, are eligible to apply for associate status.

Candidates will:

  1. Submit a completed application with the required documentation and fees as outlined in the application form;
  2. Have the endorsement of one OALA full member;
  3. Have current employment in the field;
  4. Appear before the Examining Board for an assessment interview.
  5. Candidates who meet these eligibility requirements will be accepted by the Association as associates. They will be assessed individually to determine the length of their professional development program (PDP) with the minimum length of the PDP being four years, and the maximum seven years. No reduction in the assigned PDP will be permitted.

Associates are eligible to apply for full membership with Certificate upon:

  1. Completion of the professional development program;
  2. Completion of the independent study course on Ontario legislation and professional practice;
  3. Passing a minimum of three sections of the LARE.

For admission to full membership with Certificate, candidates will:

  1. Submit a completed application with the required documentation and fees as outlined on the application form;
  2. Have the endorsement of two OALA full members.

Associates are eligible to apply for full membership with the Seal and Certificate upon:

  1. Completion of the professional development program;
  2. Completion of the independant study course on Ontario legislation and professional practice; and
  3. Passing five sections of the LARE.

For admission to full membership with Seal and Certificate, candidates will:

  1. Submit a completed application with the required documentation and fees as outlined on the applicatin form;
  2. Have the endorsement of two OALA full members.

Candidates who meet these admission requirements will be accepted as full members in the Association.