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COURSES

Hire for attitude. Train for skill.

With over 50 online training courses, available in English and Spanish, you can cover every aspect of your landscaping business from onboarding new employees to ongoing equipment and safety training to ensure performance excellence. 

EQUIPMENT TRAINING Available in English & Spanish

Essential snow plowing techniques

An important introduction to the preparation and snow plowing techniques that will allow you to work safely, efficiently and with excellent results.

Completion time: 20 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Mini-excavator

Learn the steps for safe entry, start-up, parking and exiting a mini-excavator. Get trained in safe operating practices and hazards.

Completion time: 45 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Engine and fuel basics

Learn how to work with engines, identify their components, understand and identify different types of fuel and handle engines and fuel safely.

Completion time: 20 mins

Perfect for:

Crew members

Blower safety training

Understand the hazards associated with blowers and how to use blowers properly and safely to protect yourself and the equipment.

Completion time: 20 mins

Perfect for:

Crew members

MORE EQUIPMENT COURSES:

MAINTENANCE

  • Aerator safety

  • Blade sharpening

  • Chainsaw safety

  • Edger safety

  • Fertilizer spreader

  • Generators

  • Hedge trimmer

  • Landscape hand tools

  • Large walk-behind

  • Pressure washer

  • Small walk-behind

  • Sprayer training

  • Trimmer safety

  • Truck and trailer

  • Wide area mower safety

  • Zero-turn mower

SNOW

  • Box and wing snow plows

  • Snow site engineering and planning

  • Skid steer snow training

  • Snow plowing safety and prep

  • Winter walkways

CONSTRUCTION

  • Construction hand tools

  • Landscape tractor

  • Plate compactor

  • Portable stone saw

  • Skid steer

SUPERVISOR TRAINING

Quality counts

This course covers what quality is, why it's important and how it's achieved. Learn what it means to deliver quality for the customer, how to deliver it consistently and how quality can affect your success as a supervisor.

Completion time: 25 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders

Meeting and beating the budget

Learn what budgets are, how they're developed, and your role in making or breaking budgets for your jobs by following a real landscaping company in action.

Completion time: 35 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders

Customers count

Learn how to perform your role as company ambassador more effectively, including how to measure satisfaction and use communication to avoid and defuse difficult situations.

Completion time: 20 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders

Planning your day and morning prep

Learn why time management matters, how to prepare your crew (and get them involved in preparation), and how to build a daily plan (and communicate that plan to your crew).

Completion time: 20 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders

MORE CREW LEADER & SUPERVISOR COURSES:

  • Coaching and motivating

  • Difficult employees

  • Safety and training

  • Supervisor defensive driving

HEALTH & SAFETY AND OTHER REGULATORY TRAINING Available in English & Spanish

Personal safety

Learn how to work safely outdoors. You'll learn valuable information on 14 topics ranging from sun safety and cell phones to falls and traffic hazards. 

Completion time: 25 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

General harassment training

Learn how to identify workplace harassment and violence, what can cause or contribute to it, how to protect yourself and what to do if it occurs.

Completion time: 25 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Defensive driving

Get the tools to drive safely. Learn what defensive driving is, what your responsibilities are as a driver and what can affect your ability to drive safely.

Completion time: 20 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Spill response

Learn how to prevent spills and how to respond to them quickly and safely, including the 13 steps to clean up a spill and when and how to report spills.

Completion time: 15 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

MORE SAFETY & REGULATORY COURSES:

  • AODA - Ontario training

  • Bill 168 harassment training

  • HAZCOM Aware

  • Large spills

  • Supervisor health and safety - Ontario

  • Worker health and safety - Ontario

  • Lockout/Tagout - LOTO

  • Transportation of dangerous goods

  • WHMIS with GHS - English

  • WHMIS with GHS - French

SPECIALTY COURSES Available in English & Spanish

Moving plant material

Learn how to move plants in ways that are safe for them and for you and your crew, including specifics on common plants.

Completion time: 10 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Golf course ride-on mowers

In this course, you'll learn the proper and safe way to operate ride-on mowers, including the safety equipment required and hazards associated with the equipment.

Completion time: 25 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Pruning

Learn how to prune deciduous trees and shrubs, including the basics of plant growth, required tools, timing, personal protective equipment, and the five basic cuts you'll need to know.

Completion time: 15 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

Powered trap rake

In this course you'll learn the proper and safe way to operate power trap rakes, including safety equipment and hazards associated with the equipment.

Completion time: 25 mins

Perfect for:

Crew leaders
Crew members

MORE SPECIALTY COURSES:

  • Burial and backhoe operations

  • Cemetery burial

  • Crematorium training

  • Mausoleum training

  • Garden center customer service

  • Garden center product knowledge

  • Utility and golf carts

  • Walk-behind greens and tee mower

  • Food and beverage safety

Discover for yourself what our online training platform can do for your landscaping business.

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