These courses are job specific and teach you how to get these individual services done right!
We cover various drainage solutions - single point, multiple point, low gravity points, wet soils, pipe types, and terminations at discharge. We cover french drains, downspouts, surface drain basins, dry creek beds, re-grading, and flo-wells. We'll walk you through what to consider when building your bid with confidence. Product includes: 60 minute training video
There's more to sod than meets the eye! We go over all the information you need to collect in order to bid a sod job correctly, and prevent profit loss. Through a real life project example, we go through what to know about the drainage, what line items to include in the bid, using a compost & river sand blend & a full profit analysis. Product includes: 47 minute training video
Get the blueprint for installing paver patios. We cover construction notes you need, building your proposal numbers, considerations for line items, separating labor costs, and teach you how to work toward the "5 minute method." You will be able to submit your bid with confidence and keep your profit margin in check. Product includes: 60 minute training video
Topics discussed include: Pros and cons of per time billing vs seasonal billing Pros and cons of per time billing vs seasonal billing Residential vs. Commercial What type of equipment to purchase (plows and trucks – new vs. used) Commercial accounts and How to acquire them Subcontracting vs. direct hire Should you shovel Salting How to address special needs (like paver driveways)
Once you land a job, it's important to protect yourself so you get paid as agreed upon. Unfortunately, there are people in our world who will take advantage of others. This training will teach you how to protect yourself from unpredictable circumstances. You'll also get free sample contracts to customize with your own company information. Product includes: 75 minute training video & an editable contract
Learn all the details of putting together a bid that covers your entire job scope. Bid your job with confidence. To utilize this training most effectively, you will need to know the overhead numbers for your company. As all businesses are different, we cannot tell you what your numbers are. We can, however, teach you how to take your numbers and apply them appropriately to your bids. Product includes: 80 minute training video
Join Stan on site as he bids a mulch and rock job for an apartment complex (you do the same for bidding out residential). He will walk you step-by-step through the process of measuring, calculating, and preparing the estimate that he submitted to the potential client.
Learn the tools you need to get started, a basic transformer install, how to install an in-lite transformer, best tips for installing up lights, how to install a spotlight, how to install path lighting, and using in-lite patented connectors.