Trade Category: Foundation

Foundation Programs are the equivalent of Level 1 & 2 of both the Landscape & Production Horticulturalist technical training of the apprenticeships. Plus 500 hours credit toward work the experience requirement of the apprenticeships.

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 »

Foundation Program – VIU

Date: Monday 8th January, 2018

Time: 8:00am

Horticulture Foundation is the equivalent of Level 1  and Level 2 technical training + 500 hours workplace experience towards either the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist or Production Horticulturist apprenticeships Foundation Program Starting January 8, 2017 to December 21 36 weeks full-time in school training + 12 week work experience Spring semester Jan 8th to May 11th (last... Read more »

HCP/Pacific Horticulture College Horticulture Technician Foundation Program January 2019

Date: Monday 14th January, 2019

Time: 9:00am

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. Date: January 14, 2019 to November 12, 2019 Credential: Certificate in Horticulture Technician Length: 42 weeks Study Options: Full-time only Campus: 505 Quayle Rd Victoria, BC Information: http://hcp.ca/horticulture-certificate-program/

HCP/Pacific Horticulture College Information Session June 4th, 2018

Date: Monday 4th June, 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 »

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

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]a 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 »

Horticulture Certificate – Foundation Program TRU Kamloops August 2018

Date: Monday 13th August, 2018

Time: 8:00am

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. Date: August 13, 2018 to April 19, 2019 Credential: Horticulture certificate Length: 35 weeks Study Options: Full-time only Campus: Kamloops Campus School: Thompson Rivers University Information: https://www.tru.ca/trades/programs/horticulture.html

Horticulture College of the Pacific Information Session

Horticulture College of the Pacific Information Session

Date: Monday 25th September, 2017

Time: 6:00pm

Thinking about a career in horticulture? Horticulture College of the Pacific’s next full-time Horticulture Certificate Program starts in January 2018. Learn about the program and the application process, see the gardens and bring all your questions to their information session on September 25, 2017, 6pm-7pm at The Gardens at HCP. College Information Session To register,... Read more »

Horticulture Foundation – HCP

Date: Monday 15th January, 2018

Time: 8:00am

Horticulture Foundation is the equivalent of Level 1  and Level 2 technical training + 500 hours workplace experience towards either the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist or Production Horticulturist apprenticeships. Graduate with a Certificate in Landscape Horticulture. Start date: January 15, 2018 Finish November 13, 2018 Cost: $5,860.00 Information: http://hcp.ca/horticulture-certificate-program/ Location: Pacific Horticulture College 505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, BC V9E... Read more »

Horticulture Foundation – TRU Kamloops

Date: Monday 14th August, 2017

Time: 8:00am

Horticulture Foundation is the equivalent of Level 1  and Level 2 technical training + 500 hours workplace experience towards either the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist or Production Horticulturist apprenticeships Start date: August 14, 2017, Finish April 20, 2018 (35 weeks) Information: http://www.tru.ca/trades/programs/horticulture.html Location: Thompson Rivers University Horticulture Program 900 McGill Rd Kamloops, BC V2C O8C

Horticulture Technician – Foundation Program Camosun July 2018

Date: Tuesday 3rd July, 2018

Time: 8:00am

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. Date: July 3, 2018 to April 18, 2019 Credential: Certificate in Horticulture Technician Length: 10 months Study Options: Full-time only Work Experience: 4 weeks, plus apprenticeship option after completion Campus: Royal Roads... Read more »

Horticulture Technician – Foundation Program UBC Botanical Gardens September 2018

Date: Tuesday 4th September, 2018

Time: 8:00am

Program starts September 4, 2018; Ends April 26, 2019 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 +... Read more »

Pacific Horticulture College Information Session

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 »

Update on Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Harmonization

  All Red Seal Trades in Canada are undergoing an Harmonization Initiative to substantively align apprenticeship across Canada, and to improve the mobility of apprentices, support increased completion rates, and enable employers to access a larger pool of qualified employees. The Landscape Horticulturist apprenticeship has been redeveloped in consultation with industry and training representatives from... Read more »

UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research

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... Read more »

Thompson Rivers University – Kamloops

  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. 35 week full time program, starting in August Click here for current start dates. (If no dates are listed, contact TRU for upcoming session start date estimate.) Graduate... Read more »