Trade Category: Landscape Horticulturist

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship

Effective September 1, 2018 the program standards and curriculum for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship are changing as a result of the Harmonization initiative to align training standards nationally for all Red Seal Trades. What is a Landscape Horticulturist?  Landscape Horticulturalists plan, construct, and maintain residential and commercial environments. Landscape Horticulturalists work in maintenance... Read more »

Apprentice Resources for Technical Training & Exams

Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprentices Level 1-3 Technical Training Study Resources HortEducation.ca Technical Training Manuals:  HortEducation.ca manuals are used by apprentices in training institutions and are available through our online store. This is a study resource that addresses in comprehensive detail, the topics outlined in the Red Seal Occupational Standard (RSOS). ITA Program Outline The... 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 »

Burnaby CCE December Information Session for Level 1 Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist 2019

2019 Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Info Session Dec.

Date: Tuesday 11th December, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Join us for an information session about the Level 1 technical training for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program. The program runs from January 14, 2019 to February 22, 2019 at Burnaby Community & Continuing Education. Note* This will be the first offering of the Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Technical Training at Burnaby under the new Red Seal... Read more »

Burnaby CCE Information Session for Level 1 Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist

Date: Tuesday 12th December, 2017

Time: 7:00pm

Join us for an information session about the Level 1 technical training for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program. The program runs from January 14, 2018 to February 23, 2018 at Burnaby Community & Continuing Education. Date: Tuesday December 12, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Burnaby Central Secondary School 6011 Deer Lake Parkway Map Program... Read more »

Burnaby CCE October Information Session for Level 1 Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist 2019

2019 Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Info Session Oct

Date: Thursday 18th October, 2018

Time: 7:00pm

Join us for an information session about the Level 1 technical training for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist program. The program runs from January 14, 2019 to February 22, 2019 at Burnaby Community & Continuing Education. Note* This will be the first offering of the Landscape Horticulturist Level 1 Technical Training at Burnaby under the new Red Seal... Read more »

Burnaby School District’s Community & Continuing Education Division

Technical training for Level 1 or Level 2 for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Level 1 Landscape Horticulturist, starting in January Level 2 Landscape Horticulturist, starting in November Click for Information on future course offerings Cost: $1,250.00 (Textbooks are included) Students must purchase CSA approved steel-toed footwear. Rainwear, calculator, and work gloves are recommended... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Employers that sponsor Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist apprentices receive up to $9500 in tax credits

Apprenticeship is learning a trade through mentorship. A sponsor trains and mentors an apprentice by sharing their wisdom from years of experience in the industry. Training through apprenticeship benefits companies raises your company skillset, benefiting both your company and the Landscape Industry. It enables your business to provide clients with an experienced, educated crew. The... Read more »

HCP/Pacific Horticulture College Full-Time Level 4 Landscape Horticulturist Fall 2018

Date: Monday 19th November, 2018

Time: 9:00am

This program is for Level 4 technical training and IP Exam for the Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Start date: November 19, 2018, ending January 11, 2019 Program Cost: $1,200 Program Details: Full time; 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday (Note: 2 week holiday break from December 20, 2018 to January 1, 2019). Program... 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 »