Field Staff Skills Training

FIELD STAFF SKILLS TRAINING

March 14-15, 2019

Registration is closed!

Field Staff Skills Training is a 2-day seminar for English and Spanish-speaking field staff, foremen, supervisors, and grounds managers. The seminar covers skills that everyone needs to know.  Make sure your employees are prepared for the busy landscape season and have them attend Field Staff Skills Training!

Field Staff Skills Training Schedule:

Thursday, March 14, 2019

7:30 – 8:00 a.m. – Registration

8:15 – 9:45 a.m. – 5 Math Rules and Plan Reading

9:45 – 9:55 a.m. – Morning Break

9:55 – 10:40 a.m. – First Aid / Safety / Accident / Incident Reporting

10:40 – 11:15 a.m. – Instruments

11:15 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. – Lunch

12:20 – 12:50 p.m. – General Etiquette & Customer Service

12:50 – 1:50 p.m. – Paver Maintenance

1:50 – 2:00 p.m. – Afternoon Break

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Planting & Pruning

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Job Site Equipment Maintenance

 

Friday, March 15, 2019

8:00 – 8:10 a.m. – Welcome & Announcements

8:10 – 9:15 a.m. – Irrigation Components/Controller/Lateral Repair/Head Adjustment

9:15 – 9:25 a.m. – Morning Break

9:25 – 11:05 a.m. – Plant & Shrub ID

11:05 – 11:15 a.m. – 2nd Morning Break

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Diagnosing Lawn & Landscape Problems

12:00 – 12:45 p.m. – Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 p.m. – Water & Pond Maintenance for Field Staff

1:45 – 2:45 p.m. – Permeable vs. Standard Base Installations

2:45 – 3:00 p.m. – Afternoon Break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m. – Contractor Panel Discussion

3:45 p.m. – Evaluations & Raffle

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