News

22
May

Golden Spruce Nurseries – Open House

Posted On: Wednesday May 22nd, 2013

HEBC will have a booth at Golden Spruce Nurseries’ Open House. The nursery is looking great so on May 23 from 2:00 – 7:00 we will be hosting our open house! The Seasonal Experience will be serving dinner from 4:00- 6:30, bar opens at 4:30. Avenue Equipment will be bringing out some Kubota & Exmark... Read more »

18
Apr

SkillsBC Competition

Posted On: Thursday April 18th, 2013

Congratulations to Team Kwantlen & Team Camosun! The 2013 SkillsBC Landscape Competition was a success.  Kevin & Jason from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, received Gold and Kelsey & Kara from Camosun College received Silver at this year’s competition.  Kevin & Jason will be representing BC at the Nationals Skills Competition June 6th & 7th at BC... Read more »

16
Apr

19th Annual SkillsBC Competition

Posted On: Tuesday April 16th, 2013

Come and support the Landscape Gardening competition at the SkillsBC Provincial competition.  Teams of two from local horticulture institutions will be competing for Gold, to then move onto compete at the National Skills Competition.  The National competition takes place in Vancouver this year, June 5th to 8th. HEBC would like to recognize those who donate... Read more »

19
Feb

BCRPA Spring Training – Horticulture Day

Posted On: Tuesday February 19th, 2013

HEBC will have a booth at the BCRPA Spring Training Horticulture Day on February 20th.  If you have any questions about the apprenticeship or how to apply for Sign-Off Authority or to Challenge an exam, we will be there to help you out. For more information about the BCRPA Spring Training, click here.

5
Feb

Should we create an apprentice job board?

Posted On: Tuesday February 5th, 2013

HortEducation.ca is looking to create an apprentice Job Board on our website. We often get calls from apprentices who are looking for a sponsor. This would be an opportunity for any company who is looking to hire an Arborist Technician, Landscape Horticulturist, Production Horticulturist, or Utility Arborist apprentice. Please send HEBC the description of the... Read more »

30
Jan

Horticulture ‘Branching Out’ Career Day

Posted On: Wednesday January 30th, 2013

Come and visit HortEducation.ca at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Horticulture ‘Branching Out’ Career Day. A networking opportunity with students, faculty, and industry professionals to discuss best practices and share experiences in the field. Brian Minter will be the special guest speaker. Meet one on one with potential employers, and visit HEBC so we can answer all... Read more »

30
Jan

Arborist Technician Program – Jan 7, 2013 at Kwantlen Polytechnic University!

Posted On: Wednesday January 30th, 2013

The next session of the Arborist Technician Program will begin at Kwantlen Polytechnic University on January 7, 2013. If you are interested in a career in Arboriculture click here.  Here you will find the ‘Steps to become an Arboriculture Apprentice’, which includes links to the registration form. Register with Kwantlen, click here to register online. Seats are... Read more »

5
Dec

North Island College – Info Session

Posted On: Wednesday December 5th, 2012

Whether you want to work towards your Interprovincial (Red Seal) in the Island’s only Level 1 apprenticeship training in landscape horticulture program, or grow your hobby, North Island College’s Landscape Horticulture programs give you the skills you need to get started this spring. Register for the free information session, by visiting NICConnect using the course code GENI 5130... Read more »

29
Nov

Vancouver – BC Jobs Fair

Posted On: Thursday November 29th, 2012

HEBC will be attending the BC Jobs Fair at the Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building) from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. Come and see us at our booth to ask any of your questions about the horticulture apprenticeship programs.  

25
Nov

Burnaby – BC Jobs Fair

Posted On: Sunday November 25th, 2012

HEBC will be attending the BC Jobs Fair at BCIT in Burnaby from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. Come and see us at our booth to ask any of your questions about the horticulture apprenticeship programs.  

23
Nov

North Island College – Info Session

Posted On: Friday November 23rd, 2012

Whether you want to work towards your Interprovincial (Red Seal) in the Island’s only Level 1 apprenticeship training in landscape horticulture program, or grow your hobby, North Island College’s Landscape Horticulture programs give you the skills you need to get started this spring. Register for the free information session, by visiting NICConnect using the course code GENI... Read more »

21
Nov

Surrey – BC Jobs Fair

Posted On: Wednesday November 21st, 2012

HEBC will be attending the BC Jobs Fair at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey from 12:00pm to 7:00pm.  Come and see us at our booth to ask any of your questions about the horticulture apprenticeship programs.