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Education/Training - Livestock Progams
This exciting and rewarding certified apprenticeship program offers learners two potential industry recognized Certificate of Qualification. The program is open to individuals seeking careers in the dairy industry or those already in the industry wishing to earn their trade credential. Completion of Grade 10 including English and Science are recommended. Grade 12 graduation with Science and Biology is preferred. Successful completion of the program results in a DPT1 (Dairy Production Technician 1) and DPT2 (Dairy Production Technician 2-Herdsperson). These credentials may be transferrable to other areas in Canada.
During the program, students attend class several days during the month and work the remainder of the days on the farm of their Employer. Apprentices receive salary as negotiated with the Employer. Fair market value for salary is expected
|Lakeland College - Alberta|
Join the rich history of agricultural excellence at Lakeland College. Build on what your parents taught you. Learn to handle crops and livestock with care, efficiency and professionalism. Receive hours of hands-on experience on our working farm and at our small animal clinic. Your expertise will be valuable to all streams of the agricultural industry from your own farm through a wide range of agribusiness, and from agricultural sales to vet practices.
|Thompson Rivers University|
Animal Health Technology Program (on campus) - 2 Year Diploma
Welcome to the world of Animal Health Technology (AHT). Our two year on-campus career technical program offers a very high level of training in the field of animal care. Competition for admission is intense. The job market is varied and abundant. Potential employers include private veterinary clinics, research facilities, zoos and aquariums, pharmaceutical companies, and animal humane shelters to mention just a few.
Animal Health Technology Distance Education Program - 3 Year Diploma:
TRU now offers the only AHT Distance Education program in Canada where the student can study and complete their education from anywhere in Canada. There are no on-campus requirements. The student must be a paid employee working in a Canadian veterinary clinic for a minimum of 20 hours per week while enrolled in the program
Animal Welfare Certificate Distance Program
The Animal Welfare Certificate is a Distance Education studies program for animal caregivers who are interested in upgrading their work skills or for individuals interested in a career in Animal Welfare. The Animal Welfare Certificate Program was jointly developed by Thompson Rivers University (TRU), and the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (BC SPCA).
|UFV - Chilliwack Campus|
Want a job in the dairy industry?
UFV Milker Technician certificate
-13 weeks plus two three-week practica
-Seamless transfer to UFV one and two year Livestock Production programs
Milker Technician courses:
-Fundamentals of pest management
-Ruminant animal health
-Dairy production and management
-Forage crop production
-Farm and equipment safety
-Introduction to soils and soil fertility
-Practicum I and II
The Agriculture department at UFV’s Chilliwack campus offers a comprehensive one-year Livestock Production certificate and two-year Agriculture Technology diploma with an option
in Livestock Production. Once you’ve completed the one-year certificate, you can ladder directly into the diploma. As a livestock production student, you will participate in hands-on learning in our UFV barn.
A comprehensive course covering all aspects of heat detection, the estrous cycle, semen handling and insemination, combining the theory with lots of hands on training.
TUITION FEE: $650.00
DATE: July 28 to 31, 2015 (Start time 8:45am)
PLACE: Westgen- Branch Office
#108-8030 Enterprise Drive
There will be limited enrollment of 10 students for this school. Westgen customers will be given first priority.
Register by mail,fax or phone to:
Milner, BC V0X 1T0
Phone toll free: 1-800-563-5603 ext 131
Local Phone: 604 530 1141 press option 2
Attention: Lori Browne (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Education/Training Programs- Horticulture
|Agriculture In the Classroom|
Agriculture In The Classroom is a non-profit foundation established in British Columbia to help educators better acquaint our children with the scientific, social, and economic principles involved in producing food.
* SDCB Forklift Operator Course
* STAND UP NARROW AISLE REACH Operator Course
* Powered Walkie/Ride-on Pallet Jack Operator Course
* SCISSOR LIFT / ARIAL LIFT Operator Course
* Skid-Steer Loader Operator Course
* WHMIS Course
* WAREHOUSE SAFETY COURSE
* Introduction to Welding DGS
|Nova Scotia Agricultural College|
The Department of Plant and Animal Sciences carries out research and offers technical, degree and post-graduate courses in crop and animal production, aquaculture, food science, soil science, and agricultural biotechnology.
|Olds College - Alberta|
* Agriculture, Land and Environment
* Animal Science
* Horticulture and Geospatial Technology
* Trades & Career Studies
The Faculty of Land and Food Systems offers some of the most unique program offerings at UBC. Whether it’s the newly launched graduate program in Integrated Studies in Land and Food Systems or the Animal Welfare Program the award-winning undergraduate Global Resource Systems program combining global study and travel, a degree from this Faculty connects you to real-world problems concerning the state of our shared environment.
|University of Saskatchewan|
The College of Agriculture and Bioresources has five academic departments:
* Animal and Poultry Science
* Bioresource Policy, Business & Economics
* Food and Bioproduct Sciences
* Plant Sciences
* Soil Science
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|BC Ministry of Environment|
Pesticide Applicator Certification & Recertification
* Pesticide Vendors
* Custom Applicators
|Burnaby School District (Adult & Continuing Education)|
Horticulture Apprenticeship Program
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|Horticulture Centre of the Pacific|
The Pacific Horticulture College is an accredited private college operated by a registered non-profit organization, the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP). The College is located on the HCP grounds in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada- 103 acres in all, of which five are inspiring and educational gardens where students carry out their practicum learning.
* Horticulture — Bachelor of Science in Integrated Pest Management
* Horticulture — Diploma in Horticulture Technology — Greenhouse and Nursery Production
* Horticulture — Diploma in Horticulture Technology — Landscape Design and Installation
* Horticulture — Diploma in Horticulture Technology — Turf Management
* Horticulture — Practical
* Horticulture Apprenticeship
|Niagara Parks School of Horticulture|
Your Best Start to a Horticultural Career
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If you’re passionate about Horticulture, the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture delivers the only 3-year diploma program, offering:
leading-edge academic experience
unique practical training in an outdoor classroom - the world-renowned Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens
extensive faculty interaction with students
100% job placement record
|North Island College|
The college offers a wide range of courses. The following is just a sample of courses offered.
* Introduction to Plant Science for Greenhouse Growers
* Greenhouse Design & Operation
* Propagation & Nursery Production
* Greenhouse Vegetable Production
* Planning for a Greenhouse Business
* Greenhouse Project and Practicum
|Organic Farming Institute of BC|
Practical, efficient and effective courses in organic farming.
40 hour self paced interactive on-line theory courses. Includes video, narrated presentations, learning games, readings, assignments and quizzes.
3 day practical field training in the Similkameen Valley
Organic Soil Management Courses;
On-Line - Introduction to Organic Soil Management and Nutrient Cycles
On-Line - Organic Soil Management Practices and Transitioning to organic methods
Field Training – Practical Organic Soil Management
|UFV - Chilliwack Campus|
Career Opportunities in Horticulture:
For those with education and practical skills, career opportunities in agriculture are excellent. UFV agriculture graduates are successful in finding jobs throughout the horticulture industry.
They find employment in greenhouses, golf courses and landscaping companies, as grounds maintenance personnel and as technicians with various levels of government. Others find careers in the agri-business sector in marketing, sales, and service. Some graduates return to family-owned enterprises or start their own small business.
Qualified graduates of the diploma option in horticulture are eligible to transfer to Olds College in Alberta where they will receive transfer credit towards a Bachelor of Science degree in applied horticulture technology.
Career Opportunities in IPM:
People with IPM training are needed by the horticulture industry to identify and assess pest problems, and help to recommend and help to implement management programs. Career opportunities in IPM for qualified applicants are expected to increase over the next several years.
Graduates may find work as IPM field scouts in nurseries, greenhouses, or for field crop and/or orchard operations. Graduates may work directly for growers, for IPM consulting firms, or as technicians in various government research programs.
|Vancouver Island University|
Vancouver Island University offers a 9-month Horticulture Technician Foundation Program. The program is taught at the G.R. Paine Horticulture Centre located on a 32 acre site near Vancouver Island University’s Nanaimo Campus. Our location and facilities provide our students with a broad range of horticulture experiences including plant identification and propagation, greenhouse and nursery crop production, pest management, landscape design, landscape construction and maintenance.
|Horse Council BC|
HCBC is one of the most successful multi-breed, multi-discipline provincial equine organizations in Canada. We represent the equine community in BC, by collaborating with individuals, businesses and industry professionals to strengthen communication, education, and safety. HCBC offers a wide selection of horse care and training resources available to everyone, but as an HCBC member you may be eligible for further discounts or free access! Check out our HCBC online courses written by industry professionals, free informational brochures, or order from our online bookstore.
|Citizenship and Immigration Canada|
If you are interested in immigrating to Canada, you have a number of options when applying for permanent residence status. Read about these programs and decide which class suits you and your family best.
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