Field Staff Skills Training

FIELD STAFF SKILLS TRAINING

March 15-16, 2018

2017 marked the first year for Field Staff Skills Training, a new 2-day seminar for English and Spanish-speaking field staff, foremen, supervisors, and grounds managers. The seminar covers skills that everyone needs to know. Field Staff Skills Training sold out in 2017! Make sure your employees are prepared for the busy landscape season and register them now!

 

Field Staff Skills Training

March 15-16, 2018

College of Lake County

Field Staff Skills Training Schedule

Thursday, March 15, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.        Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.        Welcome

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     5 Math Rules and Plan Reading

10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.   Morning Break

10:10 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.   First Aid, Safety and Accident/Incident Reporting

10:55 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Instruments

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Plant & Shrub ID

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.       Afternoon Break

2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.       Planting & Pruning

3:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Questions & Answers

 

Friday, March 16, 2018

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.        Registration

8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.        Welcome & Announcements

8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.        Irrigation Components/Controller/Lateral Repair/Head Adjustment

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.        Morning Break

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.     General Etiquette & Customer Service

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.   Maintenance in Container Gardening

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.   Morning Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Proper Cultural Practices: Mowing, Watering, Thatch Control & Fertilization

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.   Lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.     Permeable Construction

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.       Contractor Panel Discussions

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.       Closing Remarks from ILCA President

Want to learn more? Contact AnneMarie Drufke (adrufke@ilca.net) for further information about Field Staff Skills Training.