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TAG: online courses

Penn State to offer plant identification, weed management courses

October 12, 2021By

Participants in online workforce development classes designed to teach green industry professionals pruning, common weed identification, and more. read more

Aquascape Academy goes online

April 14, 2020By

Aquascape has introduced an online version of its Aquascape Academy Hands-On Training events to accommodate contractors and water feature professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Due to shelter-in-place orders and social distancing guidelines set by the CDC, we were presented with a unique opportunity to serve water feature professionals and landscape contractors with continuing education opportunities,” said Greg Wittstock, founder and... read more

Rain Bird offers live streaming irrigation classes

April 10, 2020By

Rain Bird Services, a division of Rain Bird Corporation, has introduced Rain Bird Live Streaming: live online irrigation training conducted by professional trainers. These prescheduled, in-depth technical training sessions cover relevant irrigation topics and allow contractors to ask questions and get personalized answers in real time. “While the popularity of live-streamed training has increased over time, it’s probably never been... read more

NALP launches online business courses

December 21, 2017By

The National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) partnered with Cengage Learning and ed2go to deliver online courses that help train and develop staff members’ skills. The online courses are typically 12 lessons and take about six weeks to complete. There are more than 100 courses to choose from including, leadership, supervision, QuickBooks accounting, Microsoft Office products and Speed Spanish. “We... read more

Cal Poly offers CEU-qualifying online courses

September 25, 2014By

The Irrigation Association partnered with the California Polytechnic State University’s Irrigation Training & Research Center to offer a series of online courses. Each new course qualifies for continuing education units (CEU). Topics include: Basic Soil-Plant-Water Relationships (2 CEUs); Distribution Uniformity & Precipitation Rate (1.5 CEUs); Evapotranspiration (1 CEU); Irrigation System Components (3 CEUs); Landscape Irrigation Auditor (4 CEUs); Scheduling for... read more