Level 3 Landscape Horticulturist Apprenticeship Training Program – How to Apply

How to apply

Applicants must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Submit a complete application package (see below).
  • Grade 11 English completed with a minimum grade of C, or minimum 70% grade on the English assessment test, or completion of post-secondary English.
  • Must be a registered and sponsored apprentice with SkilledTradesBC in the Landscape Horticulturist trade.
  • Must have successfully completed previous levels of the apprenticeship program, or equivalent.

Applicants are required to complete and submit the following:

  • Application Form
  • Resume
    • A Current Resume
  • Transcript
    • Official original hardcopy of high school and/or post-secondary transcripts demonstrating that English 11 requirements are met
  • SkilledTradesBC Sponsorship Confirmation
  • SkilledTradesBC Transcript
    • Official SkilledTradesBC Level 1 and 2 Transcript
    • Available on the individual SkilledTradesBC apprentice portal
  • Application Fee
    • A $40.00 non – refundable application fee

Any incomplete application forms or documentation will not be considered.

Sponsorship Requirement: 

To apply for Level 3, a student must be a registered and sponsored apprentice with SkilledTradesBC in the Landscape Horticulturist trade.

Most students are sponsored by their current employer or through HortEducation BC. Employers can register their apprentices here or contact the SkilledTradesBC directly for additional information. HCP is also able to sponsor a limited number of apprentices. Please contact the college directly for HCP sponsorship information.

Submission of the Application Package:

The application package can be submitted by email, mail, or in-person. The official original transcript must be a hardcopy or electronically submitted from the Ministry of Education directly to Pacific Horticulture College.

Submission of the Application Fee:

The application fee can be paid in person, over the phone, by mail or by e-transfer. Contact the college for additional information if required.

Upon Completion of the Application Package:

Once the completed application package is received, the applicant will be notified of their program acceptance status.

Successful Acceptance:

If accepted to the program, the successful applicant will be required to review an updated Student Handbook and sign an enrollment contract to secure a seat in the program.

Applicant Space in the Program is confirmed with the following:

  • A completed and signed contract is returned