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4
Jul

Fall semester courses at Gaia College

Posted On: Tuesday July 4th, 2017

Gaia College is the leading institution offering online and in class Organic Land Care learning opportunities. Our popular Organic Master Gardener/Organic Horticulture Specialist course introduces the science and practice of organic horticulture while preparing participants to write the SOUL Accreditation exam. Our online and classroom courses are offered through Gaia College and Educational Partners, including... Read more »

28
Jun

North Island College Winter 2018 Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship – Level 1

Posted On: Wednesday June 28th, 2017

North Island College is offering Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship – Level 1 in an enriched format. This format is delivered evenings and weekends for 12 weeks. Location: Comox Valley Campus Duration: 12 weeks Hours per week: 20 Total hours: 240 Times: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs, 5:30-9:30 p.m. & Seven Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Schedule: Jan 29 – Apr 20, 2018 Tuition:... Read more »

Wesley Hawley Memorial Award 2017
5
Jun

Wesley Hawley Memorial Award 2017

Posted On: Monday June 5th, 2017

The Wesley Hawley Memorial Award was presented at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s, School of Horticulture Scholarships & Awards Celebration, on April 4th, 2017. Congratulations to Aaron Smith, who completed his Arborist Technician technical training at Kwantlen in March. Lindsay Lindholm, HEBC staff member, presented the award.  Aaron has great dedication and enthusiasm for his career in... Read more »

24
May

2017 Landscape Awards of Excellence

Posted On: Wednesday May 24th, 2017

Post From: Landscape BC

Be a part of one of the most prominent events in the Professional Landscape Industry. The BCLNA recognizes a high standard of expertise in the landscape trade through the annual BC Landscape Awards of Excellence.  These prestigious awards recognize the year’s best in creating the exceptional gardens and honour the outstanding skill and workmanship of... Read more »

17
May

Pacific Horticulture College Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship Level 4 Program – Part-Time

Posted On: Wednesday May 17th, 2017

Location: Pacific Horticulture College, 505 Quayle Road, Victoria BC, V9E 2J7 Duration: 4 months Hours per week: 6 to 9 Times: Tuesday and Thursday evenings 6-9pm, some Saturday mornings Schedule: August to December, 2017 Tuition: $1,100 (includes course materials) Other Fees: $20 application fee Contact: [email protected] or 250-479-3210 Web: http://hcp.ca/level-3-4-apprentice-technical-training/

15
Mar

KPU School of Horticulture Info Session

Posted On: Wednesday March 15th, 2017

Ever wondered about a career in horticulture? Curious about the education options available? Join us for an information session and learn about our cutting-edge facilities. Meet faculty, current students and alumni to find out more about KPU’s programs and careers in the horticulture industry. School of Horticulture Information Session Wednesday, March 15, 2017 6:30-8pm KPU... Read more »

13
Mar

Gaia College Spring Semester

Posted On: Monday March 13th, 2017

Gaia College’s spring semester is just around the corner. Have a look at their upcoming courses and diploma programs. Online Courses: Business Skills for Land Care Professionals http://www.gaiacollege.ca/business-skills-online.html Ecological Plant Knowledge 1 – Natives http://www.gaiacollege.ca/ecological-plant-knowledge-1-natives-online.html Ecological Plant Knowledge 2 – Ornamentals http://www.gaiacollege.ca/ecological-plant-knowledge-2-ornamentals-online.html Ecological Landscape Design http://www.gaiacollege.ca/ecological-landscape-design-online.html Growing Food 1 – Fundamentals http://www.gaiacollege.ca/growing-food-1-online.html Growing Food 2... Read more »

7
Feb

LEVEL 3 Landscape Apprentice Technical Training – Part Time Program Starts Feb 7, 2017 at PHC

Posted On: Tuesday February 7th, 2017

If you have successfully completed ITA Levels 1 and 2 in the Landscape Horticulture trade and want to further your horticulture education, we offer an opportunity to continue your Landscape Horticulture training with Level 3 and Level 4 Apprentice Technical Training. These programs prepare students to write the ITA Level 3 exam and the inter-provincial... Read more »

9
Jan

Gaia College winter courses are starting January 9, 2017

Posted On: Monday January 9th, 2017

Online Courses Business Skills for Land Care Professionals Ecological Landscape Design Growing Food 1 – Fundamentals Growing Food 2 – Growing Nutrient Dense and High Energy Food Living Green Infrastructure Organic Horticulture Specialist Organic Land Care Accreditation Organic Master Gardener Rainwater Harvesting and Management SketchUp Pro for Landscape Design Systems Thinking for Environmental Professionals Earn Continuing Education... Read more »

7
Jan

Red Seal Landscape Exam Prep Course – Victoria

Posted On: Saturday January 7th, 2017

Have you thought about writing the Red Seal Landscape Horticulture Exam, but don’t know how to prepare? Register by: calling 250-479-3210, or email Reggie Illy at [email protected] Full payment is required with registration. Course & Booklet will provide: Scope of exam Interpreting the National Occupational Analysis Challenging exam content for BC candidates Horticulture math skills... Read more »

22
Dec

HortEducationBC in the Okanagan Press News

Posted On: Thursday December 22nd, 2016

The Okanagan Press included HEBC in Arlana Tanner’s article Secondary Education planning starts here about the Kelowna Education & Career Fairs. HEBC was happy to attend and meet so many youth and adults exploring their career options. Thank you Kelowna, British Columbia for being such an engaging bunch! Thank you to Bylands Garden Centre and... Read more »

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