News

21
Jul

New Horticulture Training Program at UBC Botanical Garden – Info Session

Posted On: Saturday July 21st, 2012

Registration is open for this new full-time program designed to give students the skills and experience necessary for entering the field of horticulture. Completion of 1100 hours of classroom and hands-on practical instruction and supervised practical work will lead to Levels I & II Apprenticeship technical training credit. For more information visit the UBC Botanical... Read more »

8
Jul

HortWest Article – SkillsBC & SkillsCanada

Posted On: Sunday July 8th, 2012

Check out the article written in BCLNA’s HortWest about the SkillsBC & SkillsCanada competitions.  Go to page 10 to read the article, click here to view the online magazine.

8
Jul

Level 1 & 2 Landscape/Production Apprenticeship now offered in Burnaby

Posted On: Sunday July 8th, 2012

Burnaby School District’s Community & Continuing Education Division, at the Canada Way Education Centre, will be offering Level 1 and Level 2 Landscape/Production Horticulture Apprenticeship program. Level 1 will begin in October of 2012, and Level 2 will begin in January of 2013. For more information click here.

25
Jun

New Horticulture Training Program at UBC Botanical Garden – Info Session

Posted On: Monday June 25th, 2012

Registration is open for this new full-time program designed to give students the skills and experience necessary for entering the field of horticulture. Completion of 1100 hours of classroom and hands-on practical instruction and supervised practical work will lead to Levels I & II Apprenticeship technical training credit. For more information visit the UBC Botanical... Read more »

7
Jun

New Horticulture Training Program at UBC Botanical Garden – Info Session

Posted On: Thursday June 7th, 2012

Registration is open for this new full-time program designed to give students the skills and experience necessary for entering the field of horticulture. Completion of 1100 hours of classroom and hands-on practical instruction and supervised practical work will lead to Levels I & II Apprenticeship technical training credit. For more information visit the UBC Botanical... Read more »

24
May

Foundation Program now offered at UBC Botanical Garden & Centre for Plant Research

Posted On: Thursday May 24th, 2012

Running from September to May, this full time program is designed to give students the skills and experience necessary for entering the field of horticulture. Completion of 1,100 hours of classroom and practical instruction, together with 150 hours of supervised practical work, will lead to the provincially recognized Horticultural Technician Certificate and Levels I &... Read more »

17
Apr

SkillsBC Competition

Posted On: Tuesday April 17th, 2012

The BC Skills Competition took place on April 18th at Tradex in Abbotsford. Nicole McWalters and Jessie Lyons from Camosun College, and Dillon Mennie and Kevin O’Connor from Kwantlen Polytechnic University were the competitors this year.           The competitors were provided with a design and all the materials, and had to... Read more »

11
Mar

Program Financial Support

Posted On: Sunday March 11th, 2012

There will be changes to the application process for Program Fnancial Supports for Apprentices for any courses that begin April 2, 2012 and beyond.  For more information, click here.

13
Feb

BC Certifed Fallers

Posted On: Monday February 13th, 2012

Individuals who are a current BC Certified Faller from the BC Forest Safety Council and are CUA’s or AT’s can apply for the WUAA/HEBC Falling and Bucking Endorsement and do not need to complete the field evaluation. For more information go click here, to go to the Growing Careers page.

8
Jan

Falling & Bucking Endorsement

Posted On: Sunday January 8th, 2012

The Falling & Bucking Endorsement for Journeyperson Utility Arborist’s and Journeyperson Arborist Technician’s is now administered by HEBC.  For more information click here.

18
Dec

Utility Arborist Trade

Posted On: Sunday December 18th, 2011

The Utility Arborist Trade is now residing under HortEducation.ca. For information on a career as a Utility Arborist visit our ‘Growing Careers’ page.  For information on becoming a Utility Arborist Apprentice, visit our ‘Apprentice Info‘ page.