October 15, 2019
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Professional development without boundaries — Landscape Ontario supports the idea of making learning as flexible, and accessible, as possible.

Supporting that mandate, the association is pleased to partner with progressive, online learning providers, to give the green industry opportunities for learning.

Online learning is particularly attractive for our industry, since time and place are flexible. Now, seasonal demands or changing weather need not interfere with learning. Plus, online programs allow individuals to progress at their own pace.

Check out offerings below and start your online learning journey today, for a better future!

 
Professional Development Online
Landscape Ontario's Professional Development Online resources help provide you with the tools to personal and business growth.

Visit Professional Development Online to view a selection of instructional videos by industry leaders.

CBH Consulting By Hart
Building an unstoppable business can be painless.
Gain the clarity, skills and confidence you need to get there.
The CBH Academy is a progressive online training suite that provides targeted guidance to business owners and their leadership teams in an interactive learning environment. All at an affordable cost from the comfort of your own office.
Use SAVE100LO to save $100 on any Business Incubator training purchased before March 15th, 2020.
Visit academy.consultingbyhart.com to view upcoming course details and save your spot on the waitlist.

lmn business management software
Build a better landscape business with software that grows profit, confidence and freedom.
Sign up for a FREE Account NOW!
Over 50,000 landscape professionals use LMN every day to chart a profitable path for their businesses.
Our goal is to help you do the same.
golmn.com/FREE

workplace safety & prevention services
Collaborative Health & Safety Solutions for Landscaping Employees
Long hours during peak season – multiple worksites each day – new workers to train at the start of every season.
WSPS can help you customize your health and safety program around these challenges. We offer:
  • eCourses: Online training for landscapers – health & safety for small businesses, WHMIS, PPE and more.
  • Classroom Training: Bringing real-world experience to health and safety topics.
  • Small Business Centre: Free resources, tools and job aids.
  • Landscape Ontario Workplace Safety Tailgate Talks for the Landscaping Industry.
For more information or to register WSPS.CA 1-877-494-WSPS (9777)

vanden bussche irrigation
Online training portal
Earn CEU credits for both IA & WSIP certifications.
On-board new employees.
Effective use of bad weather days.
Continued education for staff.
Learn drainage design & install.
Learn landscape lighting design & install.
Take advantage of new courses for business owners and crew leaders!
$50 annual subscription
Learn irrigation design, install, service & maintenance at Vandenbussche.com

water smart irrigation professional
Become certified
The Water Smart Irrigation Professional (WSIP) Certification Program provides contractors with the tools and knowledge to promote water efficient irrigation practices to their clients.
The program is available to contractors who provide residential and/or commercial irrigation services to clients in Ontario.
Space in the 2020 WSIP training program is limited. Application is required. Please see website for details.

To learn more, visit horttrades.com/WSIP

fusion landscape professional
Become certified
The Fusion Landscape Professional (CLP) Certification Program provides professionals with the knowledge to design, install and maintain water-efficient landscapes that optimize the use of rainwater.
The program is available to professionals who provide landscape services to residential clients located within the Region of Peel and the Regional Municipality of York.
Space in the 2020 FLP training program is limited. Application is required. Please see website for upcoming training dates.

To learn more, visit horttrades.com/fusion

sustainable technologies evaluation program
Low Impact Development Training (LID)
Meet the demand for sustainable landscaping options and learn about leading edge LID techniques from Ontario's leaders.
Planning and Design, Construction, Inspection and Maintenance, Monitoring and Assessment.
Free & Subsidized Training Available!
Landscape Ontario members receive 10% savings on LID courses with promo code LO1019
Visit sustainabletechnologies.ca for a complete listing of all events and training, including e-learning, webinars and in-class sessions.

green roofs for healthy cities
Living Architecture Academy
Online green infrastructure training.
The best, most up-to-date professional training information on design, installation and maintenance practices.
All under $1,000.
www.livingarchitectureacademy.com

aquascape
Aquascape Operating Manual Online
Looking for a rewarding business opportunity? Want to expand your current landscaping, lawn care, hardscape, or irrigation business with new products and services? Have an existing water feature business and need to sharpen your construction operations and business skills? Join us for the water gardening industry’s premier ONLINE training event and learn how rewarding and profitable it is to sell and install Aquascape water features.

Online training participants may register for free, unlimited access to webinar sessions and downloadable training content through April 30, 2020. Registrations received after April 30th will require an entry fee of $99 per participant. Past Aquascape Academy Hands-On Training event attendees and registrants can receive a promotional code for complimentary platform access from Aquascape Customer Care if they wish to register for access to online training after April 30th.
www.aquascapeinc.com

aquascape
ICPI Online Learning
ICPI has moved all their contractor course offerings to an online environment. Included is a link to the web page that lists them all.
https://icpi.org/installer-contractor-courses . Once set up, Landscape Ontario can provide the promotional code to their members. Landscape Ontario members who sign up and use the code will receive a 10% discount. Call 1-800-265-5656 to receive the LO promo code.
www.icpi.org

ISAO
ISA Ontario (International Society of Arboriculture – Ontario Chapter)
We offer training, credentialing and educational opportunities for arborists and those involved in tree care. For online learning opportunities and workshops (including ISA CEU opportunities) see isaontario.com/webinars/
www.isaontario.com