NALP Partners with AGZA on Battery-Powered Equipment Training
The Service Pro Certificate Course provides the knowledge needed to operate battery-powered equipment safely
(Fairfax, VA., October 18, 2023) —The National Association of Landscape Professionals and American Green Zone Alliance are advancing their partnership to support a responsible transition from gas to zero-emission equipment in the landscape industry.
NALP is partnering with AGZA to promote the Service Pro Certificate Course, which provides foundational knowledge about transitioning to a battery-powered equipment operation safely and effectively.
“NALP is committed to offering members the best education and training in sustainable landscape practices, so we are pleased to build on our partnership with AGZA by supporting and promoting the Service Pro Certificate Course that will help landscape companies transition safely to battery-powered equipment use,” said Britt Wood, NALP CEO.
The online certificate course is offered through AGZA’s website and contains 14 lessons that provide essential training for landscape technicians and operations team members looking to operate and manage the full range of battery-powered equipment. The course costs $329 for NALP members and $359 for non-members, and participants can earn a certificate by successfully completing the quizzes and exam in the online education platform.
“AGZA is pleased to partner with NALP to educate and train the workforce to successfully transition to the evolving electric technology platform. We look forward to providing additional courses and resources so that the workforce can grow as technology and tools advance.” said Daniel Mabe, American Green Zone Alliance president.
NALP and AGZA also work together to educate federal, state, and local policymakers on issues and opportunities related to the transition to battery-powered equipment.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry of approximately 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation, and tree care professionals. Through national advocacy campaigns, the association is growing the industry and its workforce. NALP offers its members professional development through education, networking, and training, certification and accreditation programs. For more information about NALP, visit www.landscapeprofessionals.org.
The AGZA alliance helps promote and facilitate lower impact operations and sustainable land care through peer-to-peer engagement, training, and certification with the landscape maintenance industry. For more information, visit www.agza.net