Trade Category: Arboriculturist

Arborist Technician Apprenticeship

The Arboriculture Trade includes three distinct and progressive Certificates of Qualification. The three are; Arborist Technician, Climbing Arborist and Field Arborist. The Arboriculturist Apprenticeship program is independent from the Landscape and Production Horticulturist programs. Watch this video ‘Arborist Technician Apprenticeship‘ for a quick summary of the Arborist Technician Apprenticeship Program. Level One – Arborist Technician... Read more »

Apprentice Resources for Technical Training & Exams

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprentices Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship – 2012 (Apprentices who have completed one or more levels of technical training before September 2018, old standard) Technical Training Manuals: Level 1 Technical training under the old standard has been phased out. Level 1 Technical training is now under the “Harmonized” standard below. Landscape Horticulturist Apprentice Manual... Read more »

British Columbia Falling and Bucking Regulation Information and Required Credentials

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 »

Climbing Arborist – KPU Fall 2018

Date: Monday 22nd October, 2018

Time: 8:00am

This program is for technical training for the Climbing Arborist Apprenticeship *** A student wishing to register for the Climbing Arborist technical training, must have completed and received a Certificate of Qualification for Arborist Technician Certification, in order to register for this training session. October 22, 2018 to December 16, 2018   Information & Registration... Read more »

Employer Information Session on Sponsoring Apprentices @ VIU Nanaimo

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 »

Kwantlen University School of Horticulture Info Session June 21, 2018

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 »

Trades Expo October 27th

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 »

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Horticulture Apprenticeship Technical Training programs offered at KPU Landscape Horticulturist Levels 1-4 Arborist Technician (Arborist Level 1)  8 week technical training program in school. Program runs yearly starting in January’s Technical training towards the Certificate of Qualification as an Arborist Technician Upcoming Information Sessions: http://www.kpu.ca/events/horticulture-info-session   Upcoming Technical Training Sessions: Timetable Landscape Horticulturist Apprentice Level... Read more »