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Advanced Irrigation Wiring Methods & Troubleshooting
Intermediate  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs
Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, The Toro Company, and John Eggleston, Service First Irrigation
Master wiring for today’s sophisticated control systems. Learn about different types of transformers, proper phasing (primary and secondary), diagnosing problems using different meters, wire sizing for communication cables and two-wire systems, DC controllers, special solenoids, and proper splicing techniques.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes manual)

Advanced Landscape Irrigation Design & Management
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  8 CEUs
Part 1  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Marvin Pascual, Reinke Manufacturing Company Inc., and Christine Hawkins, Hunter Industries Inc.
Improve landscape water efficiency with better design, including uniformity, equipment selection and technology. This two-part class address advanced irrigation concepts.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350 (includes manual)

Alternative Water for Landscape Irrigation
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  8 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Kevin McCaleb, City of Lake Oswego, and John Raffiani, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service
Targeted at experienced designers, the two-part course covers the basics of sustainable irrigation systems. Topics include using reclaimed water and rainwater harvesting and how they apply to LEED and other sustainability programs.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350 (includes manual)

Electrical Troubleshooting: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems (English & Spanish Versions)
Beginner  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs
ENGLISH
Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, The Toro Company, and John Eggleston, Service First Irrigation
Save time and money with this practical course in electrical troubleshooting. This half-day class covers diagnosing field wiring problems and proper use of volt-ohm meters. Learn to systematically assess and resolve confusing electrical problems.
SPANISH
Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
Learn about evaluating local weather, soil moisture, flow control, water volume and valve operation with electricity, using irrigation controllers, solenoids, sensors and electric wires. Discover how these components operate and how to repair or replace them.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

Hydraulic Troubleshooting
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  4 CEUs
Friday, Dec. 4  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, The Toro Company, and Andy Veatch
Review the essentials of hydraulics for properly working landscape irrigation systems. This half-day class covers troubleshooting, design, system upgrades and more.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

Irrigation Components for Residential/Small Commercial Systems
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  4 CEUs
Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: John Raffiani, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service, and Don Franklin, Franklin Irrigation Consulting
Increase your understanding of components for residential and small commercial irrigation systems. This half-day course covers system components from the point of connection to the point of water application, including how control systems, valves, sprays and rotors work.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

Landscape Drip Irrigation Design & Management
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  8 CEUs
Part 1  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Nick Millard, City Rain Inc., and John Eggleston, Service First Irrigation
Incorporate drip irrigation in landscape applications with this comprehensive review of key design elements, including emitter selection, system layout, applications and scheduling. This two-part class covers line and point source products.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350 (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Auditor
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Eric Olson, City of Fort Collins – Parks, and Andy Slack, Slack Landscape & Irrigation
Learn how to assess irrigation system performance. This four-part class covers field tests and calculating accurate watering schedules based on plant water use, soils and local weather data. Recommended review for the certified landscape irrigation auditor exam.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Contractor
Advanced  |  Landscape  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Kurt Thompson, K. Thompson and Associates LLC, and Kevin McCaleb, City of Lake Oswego
This four-part class is a comprehensive refresher for experienced contractors. Topics include soil-water-plant relationships, hydraulics, basic electricity, grounding, pumps, building codes, scheduling and system uniformity. Recommended review for the certified irrigation contractor exam.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Design
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Christine Hawkins, Hunter Industries Inc., and Nick Millward, City Rain Inc.
Take your landscape designs to the next level. This fast-paced four-part course covers basic hydraulics, sprinkler head layout, zoning, pipe sizing, routing and matched precipitation rate principles. Students will complete two designs during the two-day class.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Technician (English & Spanish Versions)
Beginner  |  Landscape & Golf  |  8 CEUs
ENGLISH
Part 1  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Keith Schweiger, Calsense, and Scott Knowles, Wolf Creek Company Inc.
SPANISH
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
Learn the basics of hydraulics and irrigation system installation and maintenance, including an overview of irrigation system components and how they operate. Learn about gluing and repairing PVC pipe, installing nozzles and adjusting heads, setting and repairing electric valves, and field and controller wiring techniques. Recommended review for the certified irrigation technician exam.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350 (includes manual – English only)

Landscape Water Management & Planning
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  8 CEUs
Part 1  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Friday, Dec. 4  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Instructors: Kurt Thompson, K. Thompson and Associates LLC, and Mark Crookston, Irrigation Innovation Consortium
Learn how to create water budgets, develop irrigation schedules, document water usage, and plan for periods of drought. This two-part class will help attendees maximize the benefits of smart technology and work effectively with water providers.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350 (includes handouts)

Principles of Irrigation: Landscape
Intermediate  |  Landscape & Golf  |  16 CEUs
Part 1  |  Monday, Nov. 30  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 3  |  Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Part 4  |  Thursday, Dec. 3  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Keith Schweiger, Calsense, and Brian Vinchesi, Irrigation Consulting Inc.
Master theory and application principles for turf-landscape in this intensive session. This four-part class covers soil-water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general landscape/turf exam.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450 (includes manual/handouts)

Two-Wire Technology Systems for Landscapes
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs
Friday, Dec. 4  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, The Toro Company, and Christine Hawkins, Hunter Industries Inc.
Advance your troubleshooting skills for two-wire systems. This class will address typical problems and diagnoses, procedures to avoid typical two-wire problems, and hands-on practice in solving problems in a classroom setting. You will also learn how to design and install flow sensors, decoders and grounding systems to protect expensive equipment.
Member $190  |  Nonmember $240 (includes handouts)

Valve Troubleshooting (Spanish Version)
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  2 CEUs
Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Jaime Bayona, Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
Review the essentials of valves for properly working landscape irrigation systems. Learn about valve operation, identifying the parts, and maintenance and repairs.
Member $130  |  Nonmember $160 (includes handouts)

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