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Landscape Irrigator Licensing Course (2018)


  • October Session
    October 15, 2018 - October 19, 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

Hydraulics & Design Review (2018)


  • 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

Drip Irrigation Design (2018)


  • November Session
    November 7, 2018
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • December Session
    December 19, 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

Estimating and Bidding Profitably (2018)


  • 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