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Haldimand County partners with City School by Mohawk to offer free post-secondary programming in Caledonia

Haldimand County, in partnership with City School by Mohawk, will be providing a free Landscape Construction course to community members 19+ with little to no post-secondary education this summer in Caledonia.

In the Landscape Construction course, Introduction to Decks & Fences, students will learn basic construction techniques to build projects relating to landscape construction including:

  • Learning how to interpret drawings;
  • Learning how to read a bill of materials and build projects of varying sizes and complexity;
  • Select appropriate tools and fasteners aligning with project requirements;
  • Develop skills to support the construction of decks and fences on a smaller scale to serve as an introduction to the trade; and
  • Explore landscape construction as a potential career.

This program will run from May 13 to June 13, 2024 from 3:00 pm -7:00 pm every Monday, Tuesday & Thursday in the City School mobile classroom in the parking lot at the Haldimand Caledonia Community Centre (HCCC) (100 Haddington St.).

“We are thrilled that City School by Mohawk is back in Haldimand County, providing access to post-secondary education to members of our community,” said Lidy Romanuk, Manager of Economic Development & Tourism at Haldimand County. “We are pleased to continue this valuable partnership with Mohawk College and encourage Haldimand residents to explore these local post-secondary offerings, various employment pathways, and embrace a commitment to lifelong learning.”

“We are so grateful for the partnership with Haldimand County, and the opportunity to increase the options Haldimand County residents have for entering, or re-entering, college education,” said Emily Ecker, Mohawk College Associate Dean, Community Partnerships & Learning, Community Access and Engagement.

Registration for the City School by Mohawk Landscape Construction course is now open and will close on May 9, 2024. You can register online at the City School by Mohawk website at Please note that registration is required, and space is limited.

Mohawk College has been providing a quality, higher education experience to students in Hamilton, Ontario and the surrounding area since 1967. The college educates and serves more than 34,600 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at four main campuses in Hamilton, and at learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk. Mohawk is among the leading colleges in Canada for applied research. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers for 11 years in a row, and is home to the country’s largest net zero energy institutional building. More than 165,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.