Landscape Ontario, its partners and members have made a number of free webinars available to members of the landscape and horticulture profession as a way for business owners and employees to share information and support in order to survive the COVID-19 crisis. Watch Archived Webinars.
Dec. 2, 2020
LO's Covid-19 Task Force were joined by workpkace mental health specialist Andrew Harkness from WSPS.
Online Professional Development
Landscape Ontario Professional Development Online — Supporting Your Success
Landscape Ontario's Professional Development provide you with tools to personal and business growth.
All of the videos are offered FREE online. Please continue to check this page as additional resources are being added.
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Online Training offered by partners
WSPS offers Landscape Safety Awareness eCourse
WSPS has developed a solution to support Ontario's landscapers as they embark on the new season ahead of them. The Landscape Safety Awareness eCourse takes approximately 1 hour to complete. It will help participants learn how to work safely in the Landscape Industry; familiarizing them with common hazards in the workplace. Please note that this solution does not meet the MLTSD's requirement for mandatory health and safety awareness training. We recommend that you first complete MLTSD mandatory training before taking this course.
Learning with Experts
A vast number of courses available ONLINE
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FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES WEBINAR PORTAL
View Live and On-Demand: Whatever your interest — from improving wildlife habitat to understanding forest taxation to addressing sustainability and climate — we have over 700 free live and on-demand webinars that can keep you up-to-date on the latest best practices and research.
Free resources from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health & Safety (CCOHS)
CCOHS has unlocked a number of Health and Safety Resources to assist workplaces with the COVID-19 crisis. The following resources are currently available free of charge:
Greenius has developed another free landscape business tool to its COVID-19 Work Rules Course and test. This new safety module covers adjusted work rules for operating under COVID-19 and other communicable viruses. Train your crews on how to work safely in teams and on their own while combating the spread of COVID-19. To access the new COVID-19 Work Rules Course in addition to the Hand-Washing Mini-series, please visit the Coronavirus Landscape Resource Center and Workplace Tools and use the provided form to submit your request.
Aquascape: Invest in Yourself and Your Team
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 using this online eLearning portal!
Join subject matter experts for a series of 20 webinar sessions in the areas of construction operations, marketing, human resources, accounting, and products. Participate in the webinars live, as they happen or watch the replay at your convenience. The choice, and the learning experience, is yours to customize. Participants also receive the Aquascape Operating Manual content in a downloadable format and get direct access to customizable business, marketing, and sales tools.
Online training participants may register for FREE, unlimited access to webinar sessions and downloadable training content through April 30, 2020. Registrations received after April 30 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 30.
LMN offers Best Practices Training
Various industry experts will discuss how to overcome the current COVID-19 business challenges and also some general business related webinars.