Continuing Education

Agriculture and horticulture

Floral Design Basics 1

Cost: $675

Develop a fundamental knowledge of flower arranging and get to know common plant names. Learn about floral tools and supplies, the care and handling of flowers, preparation and planning, and plant identification and design. Bring scissors, wire cutters, and a paring knife to the first class to make your own arrangements to take home. Flowers and supplies are included in the fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

COMING AGAIN NEXT FALL |  10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Basics 2

Cost: $675
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Acquire the skills needed to work independently on basic flower arrangements. Learn about sales, pricing, plant identification, and advanced design work. Create your own floral arrangements too. Flowers and supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Oct 16-Nov 19 | 80188, 10 sessions, Mons, Wed, 6:30-10 pm
No Class Oct 25, Field trip is on Sun Nov 19 and counts as last session

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Christmas

Cost: $675
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Try your hand at a variety of Christmas designs. Learn about Christmas-related product information, cone identification, Christmas trees, and seasonal designs—including table centrepieces with candles, Christmas wreaths, door hangings, and one-sided arrangements. Find out about fertilizers and pesticides for house plants. Flowers and supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  •  Principals of Floral Design

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Nov 20-Dec 20 | 80021, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Pesticide Applicators Certificate — Landscape

Cost: $395

Learn the laws and bylaws that regulate the use of pesticides and prepare to write the Provincial Pesticide Applicator's Certification Exam for Landscape (general). Exam is written on the last day of classes.

Purchase the following books for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Canadian Pesticide Education Program Applicator Core Manual, British Columbia, 2011 edition
  • Supplementary Information for Landscape Pesticide Applicator Certification, 2011 edition
  • Integrated Pest Management Manual for Landscape Pests in B.C., 2005 or 2000 edition

Abbotsford — Clearbrook Centre

Coming Winter 2018

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Pruning Workshop

Cost: $79

This six-hour hands-on workshop covers basic pruning techniques applicable to a wide variety of plant material. Participants work on different trees, ornamental shrubs, and a fruit tree to learn to make proper cuts. Dress for the weather and bring your own pruners, such as secateurs or loppers.

Abbotsford campus

Oct 7 | 80106, 1 session, Sat, 10 am-4 pm

 

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Vegetable Garden Basics

Cost: $39

Growing your own vegetables is fun, easy, and rewarding. Whether it’s on your own city lot, your deck, or in a community garden, there are many ways to grow your own produce. Learn about types of planting beds and how to prepare them, seeding and transplanting, and ongoing garden care and problem solving.

Abbotsford campus

Oct 10 | 80180, 1 session, Tue, 6:30-9 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
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Registration for fall courses starts June 30

Earn a certificate to advance your career — or gain a new skill by taking a course. Choose now from UFV Continuing Education’s Fall 2017 options.

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