Category: News

B.C. a hotbed of gardening

Today’s Vancouver Sun has another great article, here is the link; http://www.vancouversun.com/business/hotbed+gardening/8886714/story.html Download Article 2013-09-09 Vancouver Sun B.C. a hotbed of gardening

Vancouver Sun Articles

Two great articles can be found in Saturday, September 7th Vancouver Sun.  Here are the links;   http://www.vancouversun.com/business/growing+business+more+ways+than/8882764/story.html http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Young+gardeners+enthusiastic+about+entering+business/8882772/story.html

Team BC Wins Bronze

The National Skills Competition was a great success.  Team BC had a great time, and received Bronze.  They should be very proud of their accomplishment.  Team Alberta received Gold, and Team Quebec received Silver. Check out the photos of Team BC’s progress by going to our Facebook page. A big Thank You to all the... Read more »

SkillsBC Competition

Congratulations to Team Kwantlen & Team Camosun! The 2013 SkillsBC Landscape Competition was a success.  Kevin & Jason from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, received Gold and Kelsey & Kara from Camosun College received Silver at this year’s competition.  Kevin & Jason will be representing BC at the Nationals Skills Competition June 6th & 7th at BC... Read more »

BCRPA Spring Training – Horticulture Day

Date: February 20, 2013

HEBC will have a booth at the BCRPA Spring Training Horticulture Day on February 20th.  If you have any questions about the apprenticeship or how to apply for Sign-Off Authority or to Challenge an exam, we will be there to help you out. For more information about the BCRPA Spring Training, click here.

Should we create an apprentice job board?

HortEducation.ca is looking to create an apprentice Job Board on our website. We often get calls from apprentices who are looking for a sponsor. This would be an opportunity for any company who is looking to hire an Arborist Technician, Landscape Horticulturist, Production Horticulturist, or Utility Arborist apprentice. Please send HEBC the description of the... Read more »

Horticulture ‘Branching Out’ Career Day

Date: January 31, 2013

Time: 12:30pm-5:00pm

Location: 20901 Langley By-Pass, Langley Campus

Come and visit HortEducation.ca at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Horticulture ‘Branching Out’ Career Day. A networking opportunity with students, faculty, and industry professionals to discuss best practices and share experiences in the field. Brian Minter will be the special guest speaker. Meet one on one with potential employers, and visit HEBC so we can answer all... Read more »

North Island College – Info Session

Date: December 6, 2012

Time: 6:30 to 8:00 pm

Location: Comox Valley campus, Tyee Hall, Rm. 204

Topic: Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship Training information sessions for prospective students

Whether you want to work towards your Interprovincial (Red Seal) in the Island’s only Level 1 apprenticeship training in landscape horticulture program, or grow your hobby, North Island College’s Landscape Horticulture programs give you the skills you need to get started this spring. Register for the free information session, by visiting NICConnect using the course code GENI 5130... Read more »

Vancouver – BC Jobs Fair

Date: September 28, 2012 - September 29, 2012

Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building)

HEBC will be attending the BC Jobs Fair at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building) from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. Come and see us at our booth to ask any of your questions about the horticulture apprenticeship programs.  

Burnaby – BC Jobs Fair

Date: March 26, 2012

Time: 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: BCIT - 3700 Willingdon Avenue

HEBC will be attending the BC Jobs Fair at BCIT in Burnaby from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. Come and see us at our booth to ask any of your questions about the horticulture apprenticeship programs.  

North Island College – Info Session

Date: November 24, 2012

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Location: Comox Valley campus, Tyee Hall, Rm. 204

Topic: Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship Training information sessions for prospective students

Whether you want to work towards your Interprovincial (Red Seal) in the Island’s only Level 1 apprenticeship training in landscape horticulture program, or grow your hobby, North Island College’s Landscape Horticulture programs give you the skills you need to get started this spring. Register for the free information session, by visiting NICConnect using the course code GENI... Read more »