Extensive Relevant Professional Experience

Persons who have a minimum of twelve years of progressively responsible landscape architecture experience in a professional environment, who possess either a bachelor or master of landscape architecture degree from an institution recognized by OALA, or a three-year diploma in landscape architectural technology from Ryerson Polytechnic University, are considered to be senior practitioners, and are eligible to apply for full membership.

For admission to full membership candidates will:

  1. Submit a completed application with the required documentation and fees as outlined in the application form;
  2. Have the endorsement of two OALA members;
  3. Complete the independant study course on Ontario legislation and professional practice;
  4. Pass OALA’s senior practitioner examination or a minimum of three sections of the LARE.

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