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Filtration for Landscape Irrigation

The water source for an irrigation system cannot be counted on to be “clean” enough to not cause problems with the proper functioning of the system’s components. Filtration is often overlooked because of the confusion of the selection and installation.

Course Agenda:

• The Principles Filtration
• Filtration Selection
• Filtration Installation
• Group Practice & Review

This course is approved […]

Filtration for Landscape Irrigation2019-07-01T15:56:40+00:00

Customer Service for Technicians

Delivering remarkable customer service is not just about doing your job. The competitiveness in todays irrigation service industry has changed the way customers expect to be treated.
This 2-hour workshop uses real-world case studies to identify the “Ten Commandments of Customer Service” that will provide the framework for delivering the level of service customers LOVE! .

You […]

Customer Service for Technicians2019-07-01T15:40:02+00:00

Managing Irrigation Service Contracts

This seminar looks at the concept of a service contract, considerations and how it can be successfully implemented in the landscape irrigation contracting business.

Course Agenda:

• Why service agreements?
• Marketing – 4 P’s.
• What’s in a Service Agreement? – PRODUCT
• PRICING the Service Agreement
• Managing (PLACE) the Service Agreement
• PROMOTING the Service Agreement

This course qualifies for […]

Managing Irrigation Service Contracts2019-07-01T15:31:51+00:00

Landscape Problems for the Irrigation Technician – Northeast

This class is designed to provide the irrigation technician in the northern and eastern regions of North America with the tools needed to effectively determine if a problem in the landscape is or is not related to water and if not, be able to at least make some basic determination as to what the problem […]

Landscape Problems for the Irrigation Technician – Northeast2019-07-01T15:22:45+00:00

The Big Picture: Standards, Codes and Initiatives

This seminar helps the irrigation contractor understand many of the developing standards, codes and green initiatives by examining the potential impact on our industry and their businesses.
Course Agenda:
• Where is the industry going and why?
• Executive Orders and BMP
• Model Irrigation Ordinance
• EPA WaterSense
• Standards & Codes
• LEED 4.1
• Commissioning

This course is approved for […]

The Big Picture: Standards, Codes and Initiatives2019-07-01T15:06:22+00:00

Irrigation Preventative Maintenance Technician Track


Intro to Preventative Maintenance Technician Track
Equipment Intro: Spray Heads and Nozzles
Adjusting Spray and Rotary Nozzles
Adjusting the Sprinklers
Equipment Intro: Rotary Heads
Equipment Intro: Valves
Equipment intro: Controllers
Replacing Sprinklers: Internal Assembly Rotary Head and Adjustment
Measuring Sprinkler Pressure
Backflow Prevention Equipment
Drip Inspection
Preventative Maintenance Technician Unit Test

Completion rules
All units must be completed

Irrigation Preventative Maintenance Technician Track2018-12-21T11:41:01+00:00

Irrigation Diagnostic Technician Track


Intro to Diagnostic Tech
Field Hydraulics
Mechanical Valve Troubleshooting
Electrical Troubleshooting
Multimeters, Locators and Diagnostics
Two Wire Systems & Troubleshooting
Flow Sensor Basics
Flow Sensor Advanced
Today’s Technology Troubleshooting
CIT Prep

Completion rules
All units must be completed

Irrigation Diagnostic Technician Track2018-12-19T21:57:18+00:00