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KPU School of Horticulture Horticulture Training Information Session Feb 24, 2021″Online Event”

Ever wondered about a career in horticulture? Curious about the education options available? Join us for an information session and learn about our cutting-edge facilities. Meet faculty, current students and alumni to find out more about KPU’s programs and careers in the horticulture industry. Links: Horticulture Apprenticeship Program KPU School of Horticulture Wednesday, February 24,... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop February 27, 2021

  The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) is working in partnership with HortEducation.ca to provide an online ZOOM National workshop for anyone who is considering challenging the Interprovincial RED SEAL Landscape Horticulturist exam. The workshop will be approximately 1.5 hours and will review the different components of the exam while providing learning support through a... Read more »

March 2019: Falling and Bucking Endorsement Examination Applications Open

HortEducationBC.ca is once again accepting applications for the WUAA/HEBC Falling and Bucking Endorsement. The Falling & Bucking Endorsement application form has been re-posted.  The changes to the fees that were required in order to continue providing the endorsement are reflected in the new application form. If you have any question please feel free to drop... Read more »

HortEducationBC Update – Effective January 1, 2019

HortEducationBC Stakeholder Update January 4, 2019 Background In 2005 HortEducationBC (HEBC) became the first Industry Training Organization (ITO) under a newly developed arms-length Government Organization called the Industry Training Authority (ITA). HEBC’s original mandate was quite broad. It included program standards development within the ITA, as well as professional development activities as deemed necessary by... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Team Members

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Team Members Front Left to Right: Derek Churchill (Volunteer), Silver Medal Winners Ridha Al-Rammahi & Hussein Al-Rammahi, Middle: Jamie Lamonte (Volunteer), Gold Medal Winners Matthew Schmalz & Stuart Albertson, Lindsay Lindholm (HortEducation.ca Staff), Lori Karr (KPU Team Coach) Back: Bill Hardy (HortEducation.ca Staff), Rob Welsh (Competition Technical Chair),... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Silver Medal Winners Profile

Ridha Al-Rammahi & Hussein Al-Rammahi teammates and brothers, won the silver medal in the 2018 Skills Canada BC Landscape Gardening Competition. Ridha and Hussein are Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist apprentices who have recently completed their Level 1 technical training at KPU School of Horticulture. Ridha and Hussein work for Para Space Landscaping Inc.. Para Space sponsors... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Gold Medal Winners Profile

Stuart Albertson & Matthew Schmalz won the gold medal in the 2018 Skills Canada BC Landscape Gardening Competition and will represent British Columbia at the 2018 Skills Canada National Landscape Gardening Competition in Edmonton, AB June 4th – 5th. Photo Left: Matthew Schmalz, Photo Right: Stuart Albertson Stuart Albertson is a Landscape Diploma student, studying at KPU School of Horticulture. Stuart... Read more »

Gaia College Spring Courses for Professionals & Gardening Enthusiasts

  Get ready with courses starting May 7th (Late enrollment accepted until May 21, except for SketchUp Pro which is May 14)   Find the online course best suited to landscape professionals, home/community gardeners and small food growers.     Landscape professionals Organic Master Gardener Organic Horticulture Specialist Ecological Landscape Design Ecological Plant Knowledge 1 – Ornamentals Sketchup... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Winners

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Winners GOLD MEDAL Stuart Albertson & Matthew Schmalz SILVER MEDAL Ridha Al-Rammahi & Hussein Al-Rammahi Both were outstanding teams who are students at KPU School of Horticulture studying the Landscape Diploma and Red Seal Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship. Find more on both of the teams including pictures of their... Read more »