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UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Technician Foundation Training Program Info Session March 24th at 7 pm
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Mar

UBC Botanical Garden Horticulture Technician Foundation Training Program Info Session March 24th at 7 pm

Posted On: Tuesday March 15th, 2022

UBC Botanical Garden is holding an information session for the Horticulture Technician Foundation Training Program on March 24th at 7 pm. If you are new to the profession or looking to upgrade skills you can join Principal Instructor, Allison Luke, for this online information session. Allison will describe the format and scope of the program... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop March 26, 2022
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Mar

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop March 26, 2022

Posted On: Friday March 4th, 2022

The Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist endorsement promotes excellence to employers & clients, instills pride in skilled workers, and facilitates labour mobility. Do you have enough industry hours to challenge the RED SEAL Landscape Horticulturist IP exam? Not sure what will be on the exam? Have exam anxiety? Need a refresher? If you have answered YES... Read more »

The City of Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation hiring for 6 Tree Pruner I (temporary full time) positions!
5
Nov

The City of Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation hiring for 6 Tree Pruner I (temporary full time) positions!

Posted On: Friday November 5th, 2021

The City of Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation has an exciting opportunity for six Tree Pruner I (temporary full time) positions! View the job listing follow the link to view the job listing and please share with anyone who might be interested. City of Vancouver Board of Parks & Recreation Tree Pruner I (temporary... Read more »

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop November 6, 2021
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Oct

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Prep Manual & Workshop November 6, 2021

Posted On: Sunday October 10th, 2021

The Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist endorsement promotes excellence to employers & clients, instills pride in skilled workers, and facilitates labour mobility. Do you have enough industry hours to challenge the RED SEAL Landscape Horticulturist IP exam? Not sure what will be on the exam? Have exam anxiety? Need a refresher? If you have answered YES... Read more »

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

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

Posted On: Wednesday April 7th, 2021

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 »

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 »