Training, Seminars and Lectures

 

The BCPHC Experience

Our courses utilize specific instructional techniques to facilitate all learning styles, with a strong emphasis on delivering instruction sessions to promote improved confidence of all attendees. We offer optimum student to teacher ratios for improved learner retention. With each course we provide snacks and refreshments and can also cater to any dietary constraints.

 

State of the Art Training Facility

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Our training facility features a spectacular entrance and foyer utilizing recycled wood and “green” design initiatives and is capable of seating up to 60 attendees.

  • We have an arboretum, showcasing over 100 different plant and trees species.
  • There is one 26ft spar-pole log, one 26ft climbing tree, and six rope access stations to 26ft.
  • We can provide access to all tools used within all disciplines of the arboriculture industry including an electrical awareness training apparatus.

 

Meet Some of the Trainers

Thomas Walz                                Andrew MacLellan                          Russell Wilson

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Our trainers have an extensive list of credentials and numerous years of experience as training professionals.

 

Certification & CEUs

Testing and assessment will be performed to provide attendees with timely feedback and skills improvement analysis criteria. All successful candidates obtaining a passing score will receive a certificate of achievement.

ISA Certified Arborists will be eligible to receive CEU’s.

 

Public Courses
We offer courses to the public. Click the links below for a complete course description, costs, and upcoming dates. Please contact us if you are interested in registering for a course.

 

Private Courses
We know how important it is to employers to have the benefits of offering their staff all the latest training and time honoured techniques.

We offer customized seminars, lectures and classes to meet all your training requirements.

Some of the private courses we have run consist of:

  • Single Rope Ascent Techniques
  • Chainsaw Operations & Safe Practices
  • How to Cable and Brace Trees
  • Hazard Tree Identification and Tree Risk Assessment
  • Spurless Climbing
  • Small Shrub and Tree Pruning
  • Aerial Rescue

Contact us for more information.

 

Cancellation Policy
A full refund is offered if 30 or more days notice is given.
29-14 days advance notice a $100.00 penalty is incurred.
13-0 days notice and no shows result in no refund.

 

Registration
Courses are expected to fill, however if minimum enrollment is not met the course may be rescheduled or cancelled.

 

Some of our Clients include

City of Coquitlam

City of Surrey

Township of Langley

City of Richmond

 

Insurance
We carry full WCB and liability insurance as required by law.