Landscape & Golf

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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.
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.

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.
Improve landscape water efficiency with better design, including uniformity, equipment selection and technology. This full-day session will address advanced irrigation concepts.

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.
Targeted at experienced designers, this full-day 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.

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.
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.
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.

Hydraulic Troubleshooting
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  4 CEUs
Friday, Dec. 4  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Review the essentials of hydraulics for properly working landscape irrigation systems. This half-day class covers troubleshooting, design, system upgrades and more.

Irrigation Components for Residential/Small Commercial Systems
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  4 CEUs
Wednesday, Dec. 2  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
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.

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.
Incorporate drip irrigation in landscape applications with this comprehensive review of key design elements, including emitter selection, system layout, applications and scheduling. This full-day session covers line and point source products.

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.
Learn how to assess irrigation system performance. This two-day session 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.

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.
This two-day 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.

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.
Take your landscape designs to the next level. This fast-paced 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.

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.
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.
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.

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.
Learn how to create water budgets, develop irrigation schedules, document water usage, and plan for periods of drought. This full-day class will help attendees maximize the benefits of smart technology and work effectively with water providers.

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.
Master theory and application principles for turf-landscape in this intensive session. Two full days cover soil-water-plant relationships, advanced hydraulics, electricity, pumps, valves and irrigation equipment. Recommended review for the certified irrigation designer general landscape/turf exam.

Two-Wire Technology Systems for Landscapes
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs
Friday, Dec. 4  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
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.

Valve Troubleshooting (Spanish Version)
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  2 CEUs
Tuesday, Dec. 1  |  3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Review the essentials of valves for properly working landscape irrigation systems. Learn about valve operation, identifying the parts, and maintenance and repairs.

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