Landscape Workforce Education Series Fall 2020

For Maui Association of Landscape Professionals (MALP) members, landscape and ornamental professionals and laborers, and skilled home-gardeners. All classes will be approved for ISA and LICT CEUs. These classes will prepare you for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) common core and ornamental maintenance certification if you choose to take the test. Or join the classes to learn and increase your skills.

All instructors and participants must follow the CDC, and Maui County COVID-19 requirements. All Payments will be contactless – made with a credit card from this page or through electronic payment via Paypal invoice.


  • Individual class $50 non-members/ $40 MALP members.
  • Entire Workforce Education Series (includes all hands-on and classroom trainings) $220 non-members, $200 MALP members. Must pre-register for the entire series of classes terms*.

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  • To order LICT training manuals please email Hannah Lutgen at


Irrigation Basic Components — 9/3/2020 3-5pm
Review available irrigation materials, controller programming, nozzle adjustments, valves, how to select proper tools for repairs or adjustments.
Instructor: Gary Thompson.

Irrigation Basic Components— $20

Landscape Plan Reading — Date: 9/10/20 3-5pm
How to read landscape planting plans, determine plant spacing and quantities and using everyday calculations.
Instructor: Bill Mitchell.

Landscape Plan Reading— $20

Basic Landscape Math — Date: 9/17/20 3-5pm
Learn how to calculate amount fertilizer, pesticides, topsoil, mulch, compost, convert units, plant spacing.
Instructor: Allison Wright

Basic Landscape Math — $20

Basic Botany — Date: 9/24/20 3-5pm
Choosing the right plant for the right place by learning how to distinguish groundcovers, shrubs, & trees using plant ID by family. Learn sun versus shade requirements & USDA plant zones and comparing the mainland United States versus Hawaii.
Instructor: Hannah Lutgen

Basic Botany — $20

Soil components, Fertility, and Plant Nutrition — Date: 10/22/2020 3-5pm
Learn about soil texture, soil and plant nutrients, pH, salinity, and plant nutrition.
Instructor: Harold Keyser

Soil components, Fertility, and Plant Nutrition — $20


Tree and Plant Care — Date: 10/1/2020 3-6pm
planting, pruning, diagnosis, identifying parts of trees, choosing proper equipment based on diameter/size of branches, proper pruning techniques, how to properly plant and stake a tree.
Instructor: Kevin Gavagan

Tree and Plant Care— $40


Landscape Equipment Operation and Safety — Date: 10/8/2020 3-6pm
How to use equipment safely, proper PPE for equipment, how to select & mix fuel properly. Will also include creating work orders communication strategies with clients.
Instructor: Kevin Gavagan

Landscape Equipment Operation and Safety— $40


Basic Irrigation Repairs and Maintenance — Date: 10/15/2020 3-5pm
Will include irrigation troubleshooting, leak repair, valve troubleshooting.
Instructor: Maxie Bolor

Basic Irrigation Repairs and Maintenance— $40


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*Due to high demand for these classes there will be cancellations for refund only up to a week prior to class time