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UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Training Program Online Info Session
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Feb

UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Training Program Online Info Session

Posted On: Friday February 19th, 2021

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 7 PM PST Register for this event   This is an “Online Event” This is a free online public event; anyone interested can attend Do you love plants? Are you interested in a career in horticulture? Are you currently a horticulture professional and want to take the next step in... Read more »

KPU School of Horticulture Horticulture Training Information Session Feb 24, 2021″Online Event”
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Feb

KPU School of Horticulture Horticulture Training Information Session Feb 24, 2021″Online Event”

Posted On: Friday February 19th, 2021

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. Links: Horticulture Apprenticeship Program KPU School of Horticulture Wednesday, February 24,... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop February 27, 2021
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Feb

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop February 27, 2021

Posted On: Saturday February 13th, 2021

  The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) is working in partnership with HortEducation.ca to provide an online ZOOM National workshop for anyone who is considering challenging the Interprovincial RED SEAL Landscape Horticulturist exam. The workshop will be approximately 1.5 hours and will review the different components of the exam while providing learning support through a... Read more »

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Nov

KPU Professional Pest Management | Module 1

Posted On: Tuesday November 12th, 2019

Dates: Nov. 20, 22 & 23, 2019 (Wed, Fri, Sat) Time: 9:00 am-3:30 pm Venue: KPU Langley Campus Address: 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley Instructor: Dr. Cameron Lait, BSc (Biology), PhD (Major Plant Biochemistry & Physiology) For more information and to register, click here or call 604-598-5264. *Module 2 will be held in early 2020. Dates... Read more »

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Mar

Horticulture Training Professional Workshops

Posted On: Friday March 8th, 2019

Horticulture Training Professional Workshops Taught by Egan Davis: https://horteducation.ca/hebc-member/egan-davis/ and Douglas Justice: https://experts.news.ubc.ca/expert/douglas-justice/, these professional workshops teach fundamental skills valuable to all in the horticulture and landscaping industries. Pruning: March 16 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Plant ID: March 20 2019, 7:00 am – 9:00 pm Propagation: March 23 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: UBC Botanical... Read more »

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Mar

UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Training Program Information Sessions

Posted On: Thursday March 7th, 2019

UBC Horticulture Training Program This eight-month, full-­time program gives students the skills and experience to enter the field of horticulture. Application deadline May 1. Information Sessions When: March 14 and April 11 2019, 6:30 pm– 7:30 pm Where: UBC Botanical Garden, Reception Centre, 6804 SW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC Cost: Free  

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Mar

March 2019: Falling and Bucking Endorsement Examination Applications Open

Posted On: Wednesday March 6th, 2019

HortEducationBC.ca is once again accepting applications for the WUAA/HEBC Falling and Bucking Endorsement. The Falling & Bucking Endorsement application form has been re-posted.  The changes to the fees that were required in order to continue providing the endorsement are reflected in the new application form. If you have any question please feel free to drop... Read more »

HortEducationBC Update – Effective January 1, 2019
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Jan

HortEducationBC Update – Effective January 1, 2019

Posted On: Friday January 4th, 2019

HortEducationBC Stakeholder Update January 4, 2019 Background In 2005 HortEducationBC (HEBC) became the first Industry Training Organization (ITO) under a newly developed arms-length Government Organization called the Industry Training Authority (ITA). HEBC’s original mandate was quite broad. It included program standards development within the ITA, as well as professional development activities as deemed necessary by... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Team Members
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Jun

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Team Members

Posted On: Wednesday June 6th, 2018

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Team Members Front Left to Right: Derek Churchill (Volunteer), Silver Medal Winners Ridha Al-Rammahi & Hussein Al-Rammahi, Middle: Jamie Lamonte (Volunteer), Gold Medal Winners Matthew Schmalz & Stuart Albertson, Lindsay Lindholm (HortEducation.ca Staff), Lori Karr (KPU Team Coach) Back: Bill Hardy (HortEducation.ca Staff), Rob Welsh (Competition Technical Chair),... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Silver Medal Winners Profile
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Jun

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Silver Medal Winners Profile

Posted On: Saturday June 2nd, 2018

Ridha Al-Rammahi & Hussein Al-Rammahi teammates and brothers, won the silver medal in the 2018 Skills Canada BC Landscape Gardening Competition. Ridha and Hussein are Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist apprentices who have recently completed their Level 1 technical training at KPU School of Horticulture. Ridha and Hussein work for Para Space Landscaping Inc.. Para Space sponsors... Read more »

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Gold Medal Winners Profile
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Jun

Skills Canada BC 2018 Landscape Gardening Competition Gold Medal Winners Profile

Posted On: Friday June 1st, 2018

Stuart Albertson & Matthew Schmalz won the gold medal in the 2018 Skills Canada BC Landscape Gardening Competition and will represent British Columbia at the 2018 Skills Canada National Landscape Gardening Competition in Edmonton, AB June 4th – 5th. Photo Left: Matthew Schmalz, Photo Right: Stuart Albertson Stuart Albertson is a Landscape Diploma student, studying at KPU School of Horticulture. Stuart... Read more »