Trade Category: Foundation

The Horticulture Technician Foundation Program the equivalent of Level 1 & 2 technical training of the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist apprenticeship program. Plus 500 hours credit toward work the experience requirement of the apprenticeship.

Career Exploration

HortEducation.ca Trade Specific Information Packs The following handouts, available for download, were created by HortEducation.ca for career exploration events, Career Counselors, Teachers, Employers, Sponsors, and Apprentices. The downloadable PDFs have hyperlinks to further information and relevant entities. Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Certified Utility Arborist (CUA) Apprenticeship Arboriculturist Apprenticeship (3 Levels) Arborist Technician Apprenticeship Climbing... Read more »

Study Resources

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprentices The ITA Personal Record Book. Is for apprentices to use with their employers to ensure they are receiving training in the full scope of the trade to reinforce tasks learned in school, and for tasks that are learned in the field. The in school technical training is only part of... 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 and credit towards the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Training Program... 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 with... Read more »

Camosun College

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. 10 month full time program, starting date in July Graduate with a Horticultural Technician Certificate Upcoming Training Session: Program starts in July of each year Program Costs Upcoming Info... Read more »

Pacific Horticulture College / Horticulture College of the Pacific

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Technical Training programs offered at PHC Landscape Horticulture Certificate Program is the Horticulture Technician Foundation program This program is the equivalent of Level 1 and Level 2 technical training + 500 hours workplace experience towards the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship. 10 months (42 weeks) full time program, starting in... Read more »

Vancouver Island University

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 January +┬áIntercessional Semester Summer employment period Graduate with a Horticultural Technician Certificate and credit towards the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program For... Read more »