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Drip Irrigation Design (2018)


  • April Session
    April 25, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • May Session
    May 16, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • July Session
    July 18, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • September Session
    September 19, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • November Session
    November 7, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Time Allotted Section Number TOPIC 10 min 1 Course Objective 20 min 2 Video – The Key to Effective Water Mgmt. 30 min 3 Review of Local Landscape & Irrigation Ordinances 30 min 4 Terminology used in Drip Irrigation 10 min 5 Brief History of Drip Irrigation 15 min BREAK 20 min 6 Pros and Continue reading

Hydraulics & Design Review (2018)


  • May Session
    May 2, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • June Session
    June 5, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • July Session
    July 6, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • August Session
    August 8, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • September Session
    September 5, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • October Session
    October 31, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • December Session
    December 5, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Everyone needs this review after waiting so long to get approved for the exam. Course Outline: Review friction loss charts How to calculate effects of elevation change on pressure Calculate Design Pressure for the system Calculate actual Head Pressure Calculate the effects of excess head pressure Design a drip system Design a spray system Calculate Continue reading

Landscape Irrigator Licensing Course (2018)


  • May Session
    May 7, 2018 - May 11, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • June Session
    June 11, 2018 - June 15, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • July Session
    July 9, 2018 - July 13, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • August Session
    August 13, 2018 - August 17, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • September Session
    September 10, 2018 - September 14, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • November Session
    November 12, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • December Session
    December 10, 2018 - December 14, 2018
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Course Outline: I. Irrigation Overview 2 hrs Definition of Irrigation Methods of Irrigation History of Irrigation Terminology/definitions About the Exam II. Irrigation Equipment 1.5 hrs Types of Sprinklers Types of Systems Controllers Electric Valves Hydraulic Valves Remote Sensors – Moisture & Freeze Protection Pumps Source Water & Filtration III. Cross Connection Control 1.5 hrs Video Continue reading

Estimating and Bidding Profitably (2018)


  • May Session
    May 23, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • July Session
    July 25, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • September Session
    September 26, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • November Session
    November 21, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Course Outline: Morning Session Intro to Estimating & Bidding Qualify the bid – when to bid/when to decline Pricing methods and terminology Step-by step bidding process Material takeoff Labor calculation Overhead calculation General conditions Calculate job cost Establish price Afternoon Session Bidding Process (cont’d) The written proposal Presenting the bid Value added selling Meet your Continue reading