Global Category: Industry

HCP/Pacific Horticulture College Information Session September 24th, 2018

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Date: Monday 24th September, 2018

Time: 6:00pm

Location: The gardens at HCP 505 Quayle Rd Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Registration is preferred, but drop-ins are welcome. To register, please email [email protected] Thinking about a career in horticulture? Pacific Horticulture College’s next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program starts in January 2019. Learn about the program and the application process, see the gardens and bring... Read more »

HortEducationBC becomes HortEducation.ca!

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Big news for HortEducationBC! We are rebranding to HortEducation.ca and have launched a brand-new website! https://horteducation.ca Our website has new features including: • A calendar of run dates for training institution’s apprentice programs and info sessions • Job listings for apprentices to connect with Employer/sponsors • Online learning resource ordering and payment • Forms for... Read more »

HortEducationBC Update – Effective January 1, 2019

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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 »

Horticulture Training Professional Workshops

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Horticulture Training Professional Workshops Taught by Egan Davis: https://horteducation.ca/hebc-member/egan-davis/ and Douglas Justice: https://experts.news.ubc.ca/expert/douglas-justice/, these professional workshops teach fundamental skills valuable to all in the horticulture and landscaping industries. Pruning: March 16 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Plant ID: March 20 2019, 7:00 am – 9:00 pm Propagation: March 23 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: UBC Botanical... Read more »

Kwantlen University School of Horticulture Info Session June 21, 2018

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Date: Thursday 21st June, 2018

Time: 6:30pm

Kwantlen University’s School of Horticulture will be hosting an information meeting to learn about it’s horticulture education programs on June 21st from 6:30 pm to 8 pm, room 1030 KPU Langley Campus Learn about apprenticeship, certificate, diploma, degree and citation programs offered at KPU. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the Apprenticeships for... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course @ PHC, Victoria, BC

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Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Inter-Provincial Exam Prep Course This course is a preparation class for the Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Inter-Provincial Exam. Date: Saturday, November 25th, 2017 Time: 12pm to 4pm Location: Pacific Horticulture College 505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Instructor: Egan Davis (Instructor at UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research) Price: $85.00 + $4.25 GST... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course February 2018 @ UBC, Vancouver

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Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Inter-Provincial Exam Prep Course This course is a preparation class for the Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Inter-Provincial Exam. Date: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Time: 9am to 1pm Location: UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research 6804 Marine Drive SW, Vancouver Instructor: Egan Davis (Instructor at UBC Botanical Garden & Centre... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course Winter 2017 @ HCP

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Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course Winter 2017 @ HCP

Date: Saturday 25th November, 2017

Time: 12:00pm

Course Information Date: Saturday, November 25th, 2017 Time: 12pm to 4pm Location: Pacific Horticulture College 505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Instructor: Egan Davis (Instructor at UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research) Price: $85.00 + $4.25 GST ($89.25 per student) Includes a booklet to help you prepare for the exam ($30 Value).... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course Winter 2018 @ UBC

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Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course, February 2018 UBC

Date: Saturday 17th February, 2018

Time: 9:00am

Course Information Date: Saturday, February 17th, 2018 Time: 9am to 1pm Location: UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research 6804 Marine Drive SW, Vancouver Instructor: Egan Davis (Instructor at UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research) Price: $85.00 + $4.25 GST ($89.25 per student) Includes a booklet to help you prepare for the... Read more »

Notice of Career Fairs for Employers Looking for Employees

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There are two upcoming Career fairs that may be of interest to horticulture industry employers looking for employees. Prepare for Canada Is hosting a year long online fair for new Canadian immigrants settling in BC. The attendees will be immigrants who have already landed in BC as well as those who have their immigration visa ready and... Read more »

Pacific Horticulture College Information Session

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Date: Monday 25th September, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

  Date: September 25 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Venue: 505 Quayle Rd. Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Canada + Google Map Info: Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific   Thinking about a career in horticulture? Pacific Horticulture College at the Horticulture Centre Of The Pacific starts their next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program in January 2018. Learn about the program and... Read more »

Para Space Landscaping Inc. Skills BC 2018 Try-A-Trade Sponsor

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HortEducation.ca And the SkillsBC Landscape Gardening Competition Committee would like to give a very special thank you to the Para Space Landscaping Inc. team for their sponsorship and support of this years Landscape Try-A-Trade activities at the 2018 Skills Canada BC provincial competition. Para Space Landscaping Inc. provided the labour and supplies to make this... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Silver Medal Winners Profile

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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 Team Members

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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 Winners

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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 »

Trades Expo October 27th

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Date: Friday 27th October, 2017

Time: 9:00am

HortEducation.ca will be at the Trades Expo. Come try our trade find out about apprenticeship and sponsorship for the Horticulture trades Landscape Horticulture, Production Horticulture, and Arborist Trades. We will have information on accessing horticulture trades with ITA youth in Trades programs. We can also inform employers on ways HortEducation.ca supports and collaborates with industry.... Read more »