UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research

Vancouver

UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research's Website

Phone Number: 604.822.4208

Email Address: [email protected]

Location: UBC Botanical Garden
6804 Southwest Marine Drive
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4

  • Horticulture Technician Foundation is the equivalent of Level 1 and Level 2 technical training + 500 hours workplace experience towards the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship.
  • 9 month full time program, starting in September
  • Graduate with a Horticultural Technician Certificate

UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Training Program FAQ

Upcoming training session:

Application deadline is in the spring approximately May 1st. Program begins in fall approximately 1st week of September. For specific training deadlines and start date visit  https://botanicalgarden.ubc.ca/learn/educational-programs/horticulture-training-program/

Example Schedule:

September 4, 2018 to April 26, 2019

Program Dates and Fee Schedule

UBC’s program is offered in “modules” to provide a part time opportunity; as well as, the full-time option of completing the modules without break. Successful completion of all four modules counts as equivalent to Level 1 and Level 2 of the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship + 500 hours work experience credit

Module 1 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
September 3, 2019 to October 25,2019
Due August 12, 2019

Module 2 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
October 28, 2019 to December 20, 2019
Due October 22, 2019

Module 3 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
January 6, 2020 to February 28, 2020
Due December 2, 2019

Module 4 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
March 2, 2020 to April 24, 2020
Due February 10, 2020

Upcoming Information Session:

Contact UBC Botanical Garden [email protected] or, 604.822.4208