Global Category: Industry

Challenge Exam

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Who would write the Challenge Exam? Someone who has industry experience May or may not have formal education; Wants to add Certificate of Qualification to their resume; and Wants to be a sponsor for an Apprentice. See below for Tax Credit/Grant information. Who would Apply for Sign-Off Authority? Someone who has industry experience May or... Read more »

BC Government Working with the BCLNA and the BCAC on Two New Labour Market Projects

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The British Columbia government is working with the BC Landscape & Nursery Association and the BC Agriculture Council on two new labour market partnership projects to help identify the labour needs of the agriculture-horticulture and landscape-horticulture industries in the province. Bill Hardy and Lindsay Lindholm from HortEducation.ca were happy to attend the announcement made by... Read more »

British Columbia Falling and Bucking Regulation Information and Required Credentials

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Manually Falling and Bucking trees is a regulated activity in British Columbia. In B.C., ANY WORKER who fells a tree larger than 15 cm (6 inches) in diameter (width), at a height of 30cm (15 inches) from the base (or ground), must be certified to the BC Faller Training Standard (BCFTS). Arborists, Landscapers, and any... Read more »

Burnaby CCE December Information Session for Level 1 Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist 2019

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2019 Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Info Session Dec.

Date: Tuesday 11th December, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Join us for an information session about the Level 1 technical training for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program. The program runs from January 14, 2019 to February 22, 2019 at Burnaby Community & Continuing Education. Note* This will be the first offering of the Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Technical Training at Burnaby under the new Red Seal... Read more »

Burnaby CCE Information Session for Level 1 Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist

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Date: Tuesday 12th December, 2017

Time: 7:00pm

Join us for an information session about the Level 1 technical training for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program. The program runs from January 14, 2018 to February 23, 2018 at Burnaby Community & Continuing Education. Date: Tuesday December 12, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Burnaby Central Secondary School 6011 Deer Lake Parkway Map Program... Read more »

Burnaby CCE October Information Session for Level 1 Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist 2019

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2019 Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Info Session Oct

Date: Thursday 18th October, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Join us for an information session about the Level 1 technical training for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program. The program runs from January 14, 2019 to February 22, 2019 at Burnaby Community & Continuing Education. Note* This will be the first offering of the Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Technical Training at Burnaby under the new Red Seal... Read more »

Education Career Fair – Abbotsford – Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Abbotsford Career Fair

Date: Tuesday 5th December, 2017

Time: 9:00am

Details When: December 5th 9am to 2pm Where: Tradex – Trade & Exhibition Centre 1190 Cornell Street, Abbotsford, British Columbia V2T 6H5 HortEducation will be in Booth #115 The Education & Career Fairs are B.C.’s largest career development fair. The Education & Career Fair’s (ECF) mission is to support the career pursuits of B.C. residents “starting... Read more »

Education Career Fair – Surrey – Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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Surrey Career Fair

Date: Tuesday 28th November, 2017

Time: 9:00am

Details When: November 28th 9am to 2pm Where: Cloverdale Agriplex 17798 62 Ave, Surrey, British Columbia HortEducation will be in Booth #516 The Education & Career Fairs are B.C.’s largest career development fair. The Education & Career Fair’s (ECF) mission is to support the career pursuits of B.C. residents “starting from square one”. This includes secondary students... Read more »

Education Career Fair – Vancouver – Thursday, November 30, 2017

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Vancouver Career Fair

Date: Thursday 30th November, 2017

Time: 9:00am

Details When: November 30th 9am to 2pm Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – East Exhibition Hall A 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3C1 HortEducation will be in Booth #1101 The Education & Career Fairs are B.C.’s largest career development fair. The Education & Career Fair’s (ECF) mission is to support the career pursuits of B.C.... Read more »

Employer Information Session on Sponsoring Apprentices @ VIU Nanaimo

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Employer Information Session on Sponsoring Apprentices @ VIU Nanaimo

Date: Wednesday 22nd November, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Employers, please join us for an information session about sponsoring apprentices for horticulture trades. HortEducation.ca and Vancouver Island University will host a short meeting to provide employers with the information and tools Date: November 22, 2017 Time: 6pm-7pm Location:GR Paine Horticulture Centre 2324 East Wellington Road, Nanaimo BC   Trades Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Production... Read more »

Fall semester courses at Gaia College

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Gaia College is the leading institution offering online and in class Organic Land Care learning opportunities. Our popular Organic Master Gardener/Organic Horticulture Specialist course introduces the science and practice of organic horticulture while preparing participants to write the SOUL Accreditation exam. Our online and classroom courses are offered through Gaia College and Educational Partners, including... Read more »

Gaia College Spring Courses for Professionals & Gardening Enthusiasts

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  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 »