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Advanced Irrigation Wiring Methods & Troubleshooting
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs  |  8 TCEQ CE
Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, The Toro Company & Shawn Sandink, SiteOne Landscape Supply
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
Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Kris Loomis, CID, CLIA, Sonoma County Water Agency & Nick Millward, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, City Rain Inc.
Improve landscape water efficiency with better design, including uniformity, equipment selection and technology. This full-day session will address advanced irrigation concepts.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350  |  (includes manual)

Alternative Water for Landscape Irrigation
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  8 CEUs  |  8 TCEQ CE
Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructor: Don Davis, CIC, CID, SiteOne Landscape Supply
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.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350  |  (includes manual)

Electrical Troubleshooting: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems
Beginner  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs  |  4 TCEQ CE
Monday, Dec. 5  |  1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, The Toro Company & Shawn Sandink, SiteOne Landscape Supply
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.
Member $190  |   Nonmember $240  |  (includes workbook)

Hydraulic Troubleshooting
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  4 CEUs
Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Frederick A. Hall, CIC, CID, CLIA, K-Rain Manufacturing
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 manual)

Irrigation Components for Residential/Small Commercial Systems
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  4 CEUs  |  4 TCEQ CE
Monday, Dec. 5  |  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Instructors: Shawn Sandink, SiteOne Landscape Supply
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 workbook)

Landscape Drip Irrigation Design & Management
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  8 CEUs  |  8 TCEQ CE
Monday, Dec. 5  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Nick Millward, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, City Rain Inc. & John Raffiani, NJLIC, CIC, CIT, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service
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.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350  |  (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Auditor
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  16 CEUs  |  16 TCEQ CE
Day 1  |  Monday, Dec. 5  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Day 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Instructors: Rick Malkin, CIC, CLIA, Rain Bird Corporation & Eric Olson, CID, CLIA, City of Fort Collins – Parks
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.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450  |  (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Contractor
Advanced  |  Landscape  |  16 CEUs  |  15 TCEQ CE
Day 1  |  Monday, Dec. 5  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Day 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Instructors: Kevin McCaleb, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, City of Lake Oswego & Kurt Thompson, CGIA, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, K. Thompson and Associates LLC
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.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450  |  (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Design
Beginner  |  Landscape  |  16 CEUs  |  16 TCEQ CE
Day 1  |  Monday, Dec. 5  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Day 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Instructors: Daniel R. Veltema, CID, CIT, CLIA, Spring Brook Supply & Christine Hawkins, CID, CLIA, Hunter Industries Inc.
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.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450  |  (includes manual)

Landscape Irrigation Technician (English Only)
Beginner  |  Landscape & Golf  |  8 CEUs  |  8 TCEQ CE
Wednesday, Dec. 7  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Scott Knowles, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, Wolf Creek Company Inc. & Nick Millward, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, City Rain Inc.
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)

Landscape Water Management & Planning
Intermediate  |  Landscape  |  8 CEUs  |  8 TCEQ CE
Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Instructor: John Raffiani, NJLIC, CIC, CIT, Raffiani’s Automatic Sprinkler Service
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.
Member $270  |  Nonmember $350  |  (includes handouts)

Principles of Irrigation: Landscape
Intermediate  |  Landscape & Golf  |  16 CEUs  |  16 TCEQ CE
Day 1  |  Monday, Dec. 5  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Day 2  |  Tuesday, Dec. 6  |  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Instructor: Brian Vinchesi, EIT, FASCI, LEED AP, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, CLIM, CLWM, Irrigation Consulting Inc. & Keith R. Schweiger, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, Calsense
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.
Member $350  |  Nonmember $450  |  (includes manual)

Two-Wire Technology Systems for Landscapes
Advanced  |  Landscape & Golf  |  4 CEUs  |  4 TCEQ CE
Wednesday, Dec. 7  |  8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Instructors: Craig Borland, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, The Toro Company & Don Davis, CIC, CID, SiteOne Landscape Supply
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 workbook)