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Oct

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal IP Exam Prep Course @ PHC, Victoria, BC

Posted On: Sunday October 1st, 2017

Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Inter-Provincial Exam Prep Course This course is a preparation class for the Landscape Horticulturist Red Seal Inter-Provincial Exam. Date: Saturday, November 25th, 2017 Time: 12pm to 4pm Location: Pacific Horticulture College 505 Quayle Rd, Victoria, BC V9E 2J7 Instructor: Egan Davis (Instructor at UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research) Price: $85.00 + $4.25 GST... Read more »

24
Aug

Pacific Horticulture College – 30th Anniversary Celebration

Posted On: Thursday August 24th, 2017

Congratulations to Pacific Horticulture College! They are celebrating their 30th anniversary. An amazing and exciting milestone of excellence in horticulture education! To celebrate this milestone, PHC is holding an event at the gardens on Sunday September 17 from 1 to 4pm where current and past students, instructors, staff, board members, and other industry partners can drop... Read more »

24
Aug

Pacific Horticulture College – Instructor – Part-time, Casual Position

Posted On: Thursday August 24th, 2017

The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a multi-dimensional not-for-profit society situated on 43 hectares in Saanich. The HCP is home to nine acres of demonstration gardens, a conservation area, a horticulture library, gift shop and plant sales, weddings and other events, and a wide range of youth, community, and professional education. Established in... Read more »

Hort Education
24
Jul

HortEducationBC becomes HortEducation.ca!

Posted On: Monday July 24th, 2017

Big news for HortEducationBC! We are rebranding to HortEducation.ca and have launched a brand-new website! https://horteducation.ca Our website has new features including: • A calendar of run dates for training institution’s apprentice programs and info sessions • Job listings for apprentices to connect with Employer/sponsors • Online learning resource ordering and payment • Forms for... Read more »

24
Jul

Notice of Career Fairs for Employers Looking for Employees

Posted On: Monday July 24th, 2017

There are two upcoming Career fairs that may be of interest to horticulture industry employers looking for employees. Prepare for Canada Is hosting a year long online fair for new Canadian immigrants settling in BC. The attendees will be immigrants who have already landed in BC as well as those who have their immigration visa ready and... Read more »

3
Jul

Fall semester courses at Gaia College

Posted On: Monday July 3rd, 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 »

27
Jun

North Island College Winter 2018 Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship – Level 1

Posted On: Tuesday June 27th, 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
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Jun

Wesley Hawley Memorial Award 2017

Posted On: Sunday June 4th, 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 »

16
May

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

Posted On: Tuesday May 16th, 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/

14
Mar

KPU School of Horticulture Info Session

Posted On: Tuesday March 14th, 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 »

12
Mar

Gaia College Spring Semester

Posted On: Sunday March 12th, 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 »