News

20
Apr

Skills Canada BC – Provincial Competition

Posted On: Tuesday April 20th, 2010

The philosophy of Skills Canada competitions is to reward students for excellence provide a forum for industry and education to work together in evaluating student performance keep training relevant to employers’ needs. Skills Canada events are also the largest showcase of trade and technology occupations in the province, providing visitors with a chance to access... Read more »

28
Feb

Red Seal for Landscape Horticulture Update

Posted On: Sunday February 28th, 2010

The purpose of Red Seal Trades is; “to acquire standardization of provincial and territorial training and certification. The program also assists skilled workers at the journeyperson level to work and move to different locates throughout Canada.” The Government of Canada – Human Resources Services Development Canada (HRSDC) approved the Landscape Horticulture Trade as a Red... Read more »

31
Aug

Employer and employee buy into education

Posted On: Monday August 31st, 2009

Article from HortWest – September 2009 In today’s challenging business culture, many horticultural companies are considering how to create or maintain a leading edge in the industry. Vista Landscape Services Ltd. is enrolling Danielle Dobson into the Level 1 Landscape Horticulture Apprenticeship Program, commencing September 28. Kevin Slack, owner of Vista states, “We’ve always told... Read more »