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Earn Your Lawn Care Certification and How to Start Your Own Business

The comprehensive law care certification course covers all the techniques and equipment required to run a successful lawn mowing business. Besides learning to mow lawns properly, you will learn how to mulch, fertilize, renovate and rejuvenate lawns and much more. The lawn care classes are broken into three distinct modules:

  • The first module gives comprehensive instruction on Lawn and Garden Care.  The lawn care certificate program presents these instructions in a series of online videos. This allows you to follow the lessons step by step as many times as you need to do so. You can stop and rewind these videos whenever you need to do so.

  • After this “nuts and bolts” module you are walked through the 10 steps needed to start your own lawn mowing business during module 2.

  • Rounding out the lawn care training certification course are four helpful Business Development courses.  These include:

               *Entrepreneurship - which will teach you the secrets of running a business for profit.

                *Personal Branding – the art of presenting a consistent message that differs from your competition

                *Interpersonal Skills - to teach you how to communicate productively with others.

                *Organizational Skills - teaching you how to prioritize and work efficiently

For a complete list of all courses available just click the units of study tab.

This lawn care certificate program represents a fantastic chance to invest in your skills and your future. Take the first step towards learning Lawn and Garden Care and running your own business with Courses For Success Now!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Straightforward course structure makes it simple to follow and understand

  2. Less than 8 hours of study is needed

  3. Registered students have lifetime access to the online course content

  4. Course is fully delivered online and always accessible from any electronic device.

  5. Learn law care from your home or workplace, at your own speed, in your own time

  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Lawn care courses online are accessible to students online through our learning management system. The courses are compatible with any device.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Module 1: Lawn Mowing

Unit1: Getting the right equipment

In this session you will hear from experts at Australian Power Equipment about the best equipment to purchase for your new business.

We take a look at:

  • Edge trimmers
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Blowers
  • Brush cutters
  • Safety equipment
  • Lawn mowers
  • Self propelled lawn mowers
  • Ride on mowers
  • Chainsaws
  • Multi tasking tools
  • Long reach saws
  • Hand tools

Unit 2 Setting Up Your Trailer

In this lesson you will learn why it is better to have a trailer and we interview a top trailer supplier who supplies to all the mowing franchises.

Learn:

  • Different models and sizes of trailers
  • Which model will suit your business
  • How long it takes to manufacture a trailer
  • How to order your trailer
  • How to use your trailer to advertise your business
  • The materials used to manufacture a quality trailer
  • About tyres and rims for your trailer
  • Special features to add to your trailer
  • How to avoid mistakes

Unit 3 Maintenance of Equipment

This lesson covers the servicing and maintenance of your equipment.

We will take you into the workshop of a top servicing agent for Honda & Stihl and show you a demonstration of the following:

  • Servicing your mower.
  • Servicing your blower.
  • Servicing your trimmer.
  • Servicing your chain saw

Unit 4 How to Do A Professional Job

In this lesson we will take you through using different mowers and equipment that are used for varying grass types and jobs.

Learn:

  • How to cut cooch grass
  • The best length to cut the grass
  • The best cycle to cut the lawn for each season
  • 10 tips that will make your job easier
  • Tips on general pruning
  • How to prune a box hedge
  • How to get extra work cleaning gutters

Unit 5 Advanced Lawn Care

In this lesson you are shown how to care for a lawn at a high end level by a professional green keeper.

Learn:

  • To look after your customer's lawn so you never lose them
  • How to be better than the average guy mowing lawns
  • How to renovate a lawn
  • How to rejuvenate a lawn
  • What lawn suits what climate
  • How to avoid mistakes
  • What fertilisers to use and when
  • What soils to use and when
  • About mulching the garden

Unit 6 How to Set Up Your Business

This lesson covers the nuts and bolts of running a Lawn and Garden care business. We cover everything you need to get up and running.

Learn:

  • Why you wouldn't buy a franchise
  • Why you shouldn't buy someone else's business
  • Why you should start your own business
  • About sole traders and companies
  • Steps to setting up your business
  • What price to quote to win the job
  • To add on services and earn more money
  • How to source extra work in winter
  • How to build your equipment inventory
  • To specialise your services
  • Learn what insurance you will need
  • How to market your business
  • To build relationships with your customers
  • How to keep your books in order

Resource materials

Included in the course are many useful tools to help get your business started:

  • Downloadable course manual
  • Sample business plan
  • Example flyers
  • Sample invoices

Module 2: 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course

Reviews 

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • How to open a business bank account and factors to consider
  • Choosing a business location and business leases
  • Tax, Companies and licenses
  • How to organise your business stationary and what you need
  • Marketing and branding ideas
  • How to choose employees
  • What types of insurances do you need?
  • Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

Module 3: Business Development

Course 1 - Entrepreneurship Online Short Course
Reviews  

  • Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success!
  • Understand how to start a business
  • Develop a business plan
  • Get financing for your business
  • Hire and train employees
  • Run your business
  • Grow your business
  • Is It Feasible?
  • What Are Your Interests?
  • Do You Have the Experience?
  • Are You an Expert?
  • What is the market/competition like
  • Is the Venture Lucrative?
  • Is There Competition?
  • How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition?
  • Basics of starting a business
  • Legal Structure of the Business
  • Create a business plan
  • What Should Be Included in the Business Plan
  • Gather Documentation
  • Get financing
  • Hire employees
  • Training employees
  • Market the business
  • Create a Website
  • Networking Groups
  • Social Media
  • Run the business
  • Grow the business

Course 2 - Personal Branding Online Short Course
Reviews  

  • Managing Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Success
  • Define your image
  • Control your image
  • Understand how to sharpen your brand
  • Use social media appropriately
  • Manage your brand in a crisis
  • Develop a professional appearance
  • Controlling and developing your image
  • Personal and professional influences
  • Sharpening your brand
  • Have an Objective
  • Appearance matters
  • Never Burn a Bridge
  • Social media
  • Blogging
  • Networking
  • Brand management during a crisis
  • Branding personality traits
  • Identify Your Unique Values

Course 3 - Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course
Reviews  

  • Learn Powerful Communication Skills!
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power
  • Non-verbal communication skills
  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • Making small talk and moving beyond
  • Moving the conversation along
  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Usng summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness
  • Remembering names
  • Influencing skills
  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name
  • Bringing people to your side
  • Sharing your opinion
  • Negotiation basics
  • Making an impact

Course 4 - Organizational Skills Online Course
Reviews 

  • Remove the clutter
  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place
  • Prioritize
  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule
  • Scheduling your time
  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control
  • To do lists
  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately
  • Paper and paperless storage
  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives
  • Organization in your work area
  • Tools to fight procrastination
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks
  • Organising your inbox
  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important item
  • Avoid the causes of disorganization
  • Discipline is the key to staying organized
  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

Customer Reviews

5 star
49%
4 star
31%
3 star
13%
2 star
5%
1 star
2%
(3103)
Average rating 4 out of 5 stars

20 July 2019 10:26:23 PM

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I found it easy to understand, gained confidence in applying it's advice in my daily life, and am always attempting to adopt the many great principles it teaches. Thank you very much David for delivering a very valuable course. And congratulations on the successes you and your family have had in business. And many more successes to you all in future. God Bless.

20 July 2019 12:19:49 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 12:56:02 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 09:08:54 AM

VERY USEFUL INFORMATION I LEARNED ALOT

18 July 2019 11:32:30 AM

The course was clear and helpful. A suggested improvement is to enable the course summary to be downloaded to support later review and reflection.

17 July 2019 05:35:22 AM

Great course! Really helped me.

17 July 2019 03:21:36 AM

Very informative with great tips for the future

17 July 2019 03:18:35 AM

Very helpful and informative

14 July 2019 04:24:13 PM

Outstanding lessons on organization! Much needed.

10 July 2019 09:41:24 PM

Your course is really good but it is really hard to. Thanks for giving me a chance to complete it.

10 July 2019 07:51:05 PM

Excellent

9 July 2019 01:17:11 PM

This course forced me to think through many personal struggles in my life and helped me in pressing through them.

7 July 2019 05:55:14 AM

VERY GOOD

29 June 2019 03:48:16 PM

Easy to follow and understand with clear language and case studies

28 June 2019 12:53:36 AM

Thanks for all the tips for organizational skills!

27 June 2019 11:58:55 PM

Great training program. Really learned a lot over the 3 weeks. Very informativ3 qnd helpful. Amazing life skills and tips

24 June 2019 07:36:25 AM

I enjoyed this course. It is very informative and helpful. Th only thing I would like to have seen is different examples of schedules (paper vs computer) and how to create them.

23 June 2019 11:10:59 AM

Great course! Learned a lot about myself.

21 June 2019 04:18:30 AM

Very informative. Great tips for future

21 June 2019 02:00:26 AM

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About this Course

Earn Your Lawn Care Certification and How to Start Your Own Business

The comprehensive law care certification course covers all the techniques and equipment required to run a successful lawn mowing business. Besides learning to mow lawns properly, you will learn how to mulch, fertilize, renovate and rejuvenate lawns and much more. The lawn care classes are broken into three distinct modules:

  • The first module gives comprehensive instruction on Lawn and Garden Care.  The lawn care certificate program presents these instructions in a series of online videos. This allows you to follow the lessons step by step as many times as you need to do so. You can stop and rewind these videos whenever you need to do so.

  • After this “nuts and bolts” module you are walked through the 10 steps needed to start your own lawn mowing business during module 2.

  • Rounding out the lawn care training certification course are four helpful Business Development courses.  These include:

               *Entrepreneurship - which will teach you the secrets of running a business for profit.

                *Personal Branding – the art of presenting a consistent message that differs from your competition

                *Interpersonal Skills - to teach you how to communicate productively with others.

                *Organizational Skills - teaching you how to prioritize and work efficiently

For a complete list of all courses available just click the units of study tab.

This lawn care certificate program represents a fantastic chance to invest in your skills and your future. Take the first step towards learning Lawn and Garden Care and running your own business with Courses For Success Now!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Straightforward course structure makes it simple to follow and understand

  2. Less than 8 hours of study is needed

  3. Registered students have lifetime access to the online course content

  4. Course is fully delivered online and always accessible from any electronic device.

  5. Learn law care from your home or workplace, at your own speed, in your own time

  6. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Lawn care courses online are accessible to students online through our learning management system. The courses are compatible with any device.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Module 1: Lawn Mowing

Unit1: Getting the right equipment

In this session you will hear from experts at Australian Power Equipment about the best equipment to purchase for your new business.

We take a look at:

  • Edge trimmers
  • Hedge trimmers
  • Blowers
  • Brush cutters
  • Safety equipment
  • Lawn mowers
  • Self propelled lawn mowers
  • Ride on mowers
  • Chainsaws
  • Multi tasking tools
  • Long reach saws
  • Hand tools

Unit 2 Setting Up Your Trailer

In this lesson you will learn why it is better to have a trailer and we interview a top trailer supplier who supplies to all the mowing franchises.

Learn:

  • Different models and sizes of trailers
  • Which model will suit your business
  • How long it takes to manufacture a trailer
  • How to order your trailer
  • How to use your trailer to advertise your business
  • The materials used to manufacture a quality trailer
  • About tyres and rims for your trailer
  • Special features to add to your trailer
  • How to avoid mistakes

Unit 3 Maintenance of Equipment

This lesson covers the servicing and maintenance of your equipment.

We will take you into the workshop of a top servicing agent for Honda & Stihl and show you a demonstration of the following:

  • Servicing your mower.
  • Servicing your blower.
  • Servicing your trimmer.
  • Servicing your chain saw

Unit 4 How to Do A Professional Job

In this lesson we will take you through using different mowers and equipment that are used for varying grass types and jobs.

Learn:

  • How to cut cooch grass
  • The best length to cut the grass
  • The best cycle to cut the lawn for each season
  • 10 tips that will make your job easier
  • Tips on general pruning
  • How to prune a box hedge
  • How to get extra work cleaning gutters

Unit 5 Advanced Lawn Care

In this lesson you are shown how to care for a lawn at a high end level by a professional green keeper.

Learn:

  • To look after your customer's lawn so you never lose them
  • How to be better than the average guy mowing lawns
  • How to renovate a lawn
  • How to rejuvenate a lawn
  • What lawn suits what climate
  • How to avoid mistakes
  • What fertilisers to use and when
  • What soils to use and when
  • About mulching the garden

Unit 6 How to Set Up Your Business

This lesson covers the nuts and bolts of running a Lawn and Garden care business. We cover everything you need to get up and running.

Learn:

  • Why you wouldn't buy a franchise
  • Why you shouldn't buy someone else's business
  • Why you should start your own business
  • About sole traders and companies
  • Steps to setting up your business
  • What price to quote to win the job
  • To add on services and earn more money
  • How to source extra work in winter
  • How to build your equipment inventory
  • To specialise your services
  • Learn what insurance you will need
  • How to market your business
  • To build relationships with your customers
  • How to keep your books in order

Resource materials

Included in the course are many useful tools to help get your business started:

  • Downloadable course manual
  • Sample business plan
  • Example flyers
  • Sample invoices

Module 2: 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course

Reviews 

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • How to open a business bank account and factors to consider
  • Choosing a business location and business leases
  • Tax, Companies and licenses
  • How to organise your business stationary and what you need
  • Marketing and branding ideas
  • How to choose employees
  • What types of insurances do you need?
  • Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

Module 3: Business Development

Course 1 - Entrepreneurship Online Short Course
Reviews  

  • Make Your Business Venture an Astounding Success!
  • Understand how to start a business
  • Develop a business plan
  • Get financing for your business
  • Hire and train employees
  • Run your business
  • Grow your business
  • Is It Feasible?
  • What Are Your Interests?
  • Do You Have the Experience?
  • Are You an Expert?
  • What is the market/competition like
  • Is the Venture Lucrative?
  • Is There Competition?
  • How Can You Set Yourself Apart from the Competition?
  • Basics of starting a business
  • Legal Structure of the Business
  • Create a business plan
  • What Should Be Included in the Business Plan
  • Gather Documentation
  • Get financing
  • Hire employees
  • Training employees
  • Market the business
  • Create a Website
  • Networking Groups
  • Social Media
  • Run the business
  • Grow the business

Course 2 - Personal Branding Online Short Course
Reviews  

  • Managing Your Personal Brand To Help You Achieve Success
  • Define your image
  • Control your image
  • Understand how to sharpen your brand
  • Use social media appropriately
  • Manage your brand in a crisis
  • Develop a professional appearance
  • Controlling and developing your image
  • Personal and professional influences
  • Sharpening your brand
  • Have an Objective
  • Appearance matters
  • Never Burn a Bridge
  • Social media
  • Blogging
  • Networking
  • Brand management during a crisis
  • Branding personality traits
  • Identify Your Unique Values

Course 3 - Interpersonal Skills Online Short Course
Reviews  

  • Learn Powerful Communication Skills!
  • Verbal communication skills
  • Listening and hearing: they aren't the same thing
  • Asking questions
  • Communicating with power
  • Non-verbal communication skills
  • Body language
  • The signals you sent to others
  • It's not what you say, it's how you say it
  • Making small talk and moving beyond
  • Moving the conversation along
  • Asking for examples
  • Using repetition
  • Usng summary questions
  • Asking for clarity and completeness
  • Remembering names
  • Influencing skills
  • Creating a powerful introduction
  • Using Mnemonics
  • Uh-oh... I've forgotten your name
  • Bringing people to your side
  • Sharing your opinion
  • Negotiation basics
  • Making an impact

Course 4 - Organizational Skills Online Course
Reviews 

  • Remove the clutter
  • Just do it
  • You dont have to keep everything
  • Three boxes: Keep, donate and trash
  • A place for everything and everything in it's place
  • Prioritize
  • Write it down
  • Urgent / Important Matrix
  • Divide tasks
  • 80/20 rule
  • Scheduling your time
  • Have a master calendar
  • Setting deadlines
  • Remove or limit the time wasters
  • Coping with things outside of your control
  • To do lists
  • Use a day planner
  • Finish what you start
  • Focus on the important
  • Do quick tasks immediately
  • Paper and paperless storage
  • Find a system that works for you
  • Make it consistent
  • Make it time sensitive
  • Setting up archives
  • Organization in your work area
  • Tools to fight procrastination
  • Remove distractions
  • Give yourself a reward
  • Break up large tasks
  • Organising your inbox
  • Setting delivery rules
  • Folder and message hierachy
  • Deal with email right away
  • Flag and highlight important item
  • Avoid the causes of disorganization
  • Discipline is the key to staying organized
  • Stay within your systems
  • Learn to say No
  • Have organisiation be part of your life
  • Plan for tomorrow, today

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word
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Average rating 4 out of 5 stars
5 star
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4 star
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3 star
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2 star
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20 July 2019 10:26:23 PM

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. I found it easy to understand, gained confidence in applying it's advice in my daily life, and am always attempting to adopt the many great principles it teaches. Thank you very much David for delivering a very valuable course. And congratulations on the successes you and your family have had in business. And many more successes to you all in future. God Bless.

20 July 2019 12:19:49 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 12:56:02 PM

Great Course

19 July 2019 09:08:54 AM

VERY USEFUL INFORMATION I LEARNED ALOT

18 July 2019 11:32:30 AM

The course was clear and helpful. A suggested improvement is to enable the course summary to be downloaded to support later review and reflection.

17 July 2019 05:35:22 AM

Great course! Really helped me.

17 July 2019 03:21:36 AM

Very informative with great tips for the future

17 July 2019 03:18:35 AM

Very helpful and informative

14 July 2019 04:24:13 PM

Outstanding lessons on organization! Much needed.

10 July 2019 09:41:24 PM

Your course is really good but it is really hard to. Thanks for giving me a chance to complete it.

10 July 2019 07:51:05 PM

Excellent

9 July 2019 01:17:11 PM

This course forced me to think through many personal struggles in my life and helped me in pressing through them.

7 July 2019 05:55:14 AM

VERY GOOD

29 June 2019 03:48:16 PM

Easy to follow and understand with clear language and case studies

28 June 2019 12:53:36 AM

Thanks for all the tips for organizational skills!

27 June 2019 11:58:55 PM

Great training program. Really learned a lot over the 3 weeks. Very informativ3 qnd helpful. Amazing life skills and tips

24 June 2019 07:36:25 AM

I enjoyed this course. It is very informative and helpful. Th only thing I would like to have seen is different examples of schedules (paper vs computer) and how to create them.

23 June 2019 11:10:59 AM

Great course! Learned a lot about myself.

21 June 2019 04:18:30 AM

Very informative. Great tips for future

21 June 2019 02:00:26 AM

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Course ID No.: CFS003
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Course Duration: 6-8 Hours
Assessments: Yes (multiple choice)
Qualification: Certificate

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