This class is only offered in English. The class must be taken independently by the employee. Any type of assistance (language translation etc) is not permitted.
This class is for individuals who have computer experience and are familiar with online forms, websites, checking email, and online test taking. If the employee is not computer-literate, cannot read, or needs any type of language assistance, they must be registered to attend in person. The course is offered in person monthly in English AND Spanish.
This course is to be taken individually by the employee. The employee taking the course MUST be able to READ and ANSWER the test questions INDEPENDENTLY.
Follow the instructions (5 STEPS) below for SkyPrep Online Course. It is recommended that you print this page for successful completion of all 5 steps.
Step 1: Purchase ticket and receive confirmation email from Eventbrite with link to SkyPrep course (check your junkbox just in case).
Step 2: Register on SkyPrep with unique VALID email address. Important!!! An email address can only be used ONCE on SkyPrep so a unique VALID email is required for each person taking the online course.
Step 3: After registering on SkyPrep you will receive two confirmation emails from Skyprep. (check the junkmail box just in case) The second email will contain the link to the course with a unique password that must be entered in order to login.
Step 4: Login and begin SkyPrep course. Anticipate 2.5 to 3 hours to complete the course. Upon login, the course is only available for 24-hours and must be completed once started.
Step 5: After completing final exam, download, complete, and submit the landscape affidavit.
The resource articles are incorporated into the course and are available for download.
The Landscape BMP certification course is required for those doing work in the lawn and landscape maintenance industry such as planting, mowing, edging, tree and shrub pruning, and landscape debris management. This certification is accepted in all regional counties and cities.
If you apply fertilizers then you need to take the GI-BMP class instead of this one. GIBMP online is https://gibmp.ifas.ufl.edu/
If you have questions about this class or the Fertilizer & Landscape Maintenance Ordinance visit the website at : http://www.pinellascounty.org/fertilizer or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Pinellas County Natural Resources at 727-464-4425.
Reservation policy Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation.