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.


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.


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.


Utility Arborist Trade

Posted On: Sunday December 18th, 2011

The Utility Arborist Trade is now residing under 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.


HEBC’s office has moved

Posted On: Sunday October 2nd, 2011

HEBC’s office moved to #182 – 5489 Byrne Rd, Burnaby, BC.  We look forward to seeing you at our new office in Burnaby.


Visit HEBC at CanWest Hort Show September 28th & 29th

Posted On: Tuesday September 27th, 2011

HEBC’s booth number is 838 at the 2011 CanWest Horticulture Show. Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building Under the ‘Green Roof ‘. Visit the booth to get all your apprenticeship questions answered. Go to for more information on the show.


Looking for Industry Volunteers

Posted On: Tuesday August 9th, 2011 is presently forming a Landscape Standards Task Force, this committee will represent the expertise found within the Landscaping Industry. Definition: A task force is a group of people who are temporarily assigned to work together to achieve a very specific and clearly defined objective. This trade task force will be established to work specifically... Read more »


Red Seal Exam for Landscape Horticulturist

Posted On: Sunday July 31st, 2011

The Red Seal Exam for Landscape Horticulturist will likely be available in September of 2011.  Stay tuned for full details. Click here for further details about the Red Seal program. Contact Anne Kadwell with any questions.


HEBC article in July/August issue of HortWest

Posted On: Thursday July 14th, 2011

New Program for Arboriculture The July/August issue of HortWest has an article on the new Arboriculture Program available January 9, 2012.  To read the article click here.