9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Classes taught entirely in Spanish.
Provided by National Hispanic Landscape Alliance

ceu_lcb_greensqceu_nalp_redIncreasing Crew & Crew Leader Accountability

Pam Berrios, ALS Services

This course is ideal for Account Managers, Foremen and Crew Leaders who want to learn more about helping their Crews be the best that they can be! Explore how to get your employees to take ownership of their jobs and to motivate others. Address the dos and don’ts of delegation, setting realistic expectations, the magic of motivation and gaining and maintaining respect.

ceu_lcb_greensqceu_nalp_redCreating a Safety Culture

Juan Torres, Next Step Solutions

Safety is the foundation upon which successful companies are built. Learn the what, why and how of safety in landscape operations and techniques for creating a safety culture on your team.

ceu__lc_greenceu_ic_blueceu_nalp_redWater Pressure, Key to Efficient Irrigation Systems

Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation

Attendees will learn how to calculate static & dynamic pressure in an irrigation system, how friction loss in pipes, valves and other devices, along with slopes and pressure changes, impact the performance of an irrigation system, how to measure water pressure in an irrigation system and how to diagnose and fix pressure related problems in irrigation systems.

ceu__lc_greenceu_ic_blueceu_nalp_redBooster Pumps and Pressure Regulators, Why, When, Where and How

Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation

Because cities typically supply water to a site at too high or too low a pressure to optimally operate an irrigation system, it is important to know how to adjust the water pressure to match the requirements of your system. Attendees will learn why a booster pump is not always the solution to a low pressure condition, where and how to install a booster pump, how to select a booster pump, where and how to install a pressure regulator, how to adjust a pressure regulator and the differences between the types of pressure regulators sold.



Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

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LC Landscape Contractor License (NC) - Technical CEU

LCB Landscape Contractor License (NC) – Business CEU

LA Landscape Architect License (NC)

IC Irrigation Contractor License (NC) – Technical Irrigation CEU

ICB Irrigation Contractor License (NC) – Business CEU

ISA International Society of Arboriculture - Certified Arborist

PA Pesticide Applicator License (NC)

NALP National Association of Landscape Professionals – Landscape Industry Certified

SAF Society of American Foresters