The Outdoorist

Calling all adventure seekers


  • Adventurous
  • Curious
  • Nimble
  • Outdoorsy
  • Visual

You’re in your element in the great outdoors with the earth below you, nature around you and nothing but sky above you. Growing up, you were the fearless kid who was too busy climbing trees and examining bugs in the backyard to come inside for dinner. A natural green thumb, you have a gift for spotting unusual flowers, recognizing plants in distress and making things grow.

Sounds like you?

Consider one of these trades

Arborist Technician

You know your oaks from your maples, and how to prune and protect all kinds of trees. On any given day, you might be chipping brush, cutting wood, assisting climbers or tidying up after a tree care operation.

Horticulturist, Landscape

You put your love of greenery to good use, choosing, planting and pruning the trees and shrubs that bring life to our landscaped spaces—everything from public gardens to private golf courses.

Get a head start

SkilledTradesBC Youth Trade Programs let you get started in a trade while you’re still in high school. That means you could be working in your field, learning from experts and earning a paycheque — all before you graduate.