Technician Week | Virtual Classes

Sept. 13-17, 2021

Technician Week is a new opportunity for landscape irrigation technicians to take review courses and become certified all in one week. Technician Week will include a set of virtual classes specifically for technicians held via Zoom Monday through Thursday, Sept. 13-16, with a certified irrigation technician exam offered in person in Fairfax, Virginia, on Friday, Sept. 17. The four courses are an excellent opportunity to review in advance of the Friday certification exam. 

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Irrigation Components for Residential/Small Commercial Systems

Beginner | Landscape | 4 CEUs

Monday, Sept. 13  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern

Instructor: Christine Hawkins, CID, CLIA, Hunter Industries Inc.

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 Price: $190 | Nonmember Price: $240 (includes workbook)


Electrical Troubleshooting: Diagnosing Field Wiring Problems

Beginner | Landscape & Golf | 4 CEUs

Monday, Sept. 13  |  3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Eastern

Instructor: Craig Borland, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, The Toro Company

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 Price: $190 | Nonmember Price: $240 (includes workbook)


Hydraulic Troubleshooting

Intermediate | Landscape | 4 CEUs

Tuesday, Sept. 14  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern

Instructor: Craig Borland, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, The Toro Company

Review the essentials of hydraulics for properly working landscape irrigation systems. This half-day class covers troubleshooting, design, system upgrades and more.

Member Price: $190 | Nonmember Price: $240 (includes manual)


Landscape Irrigation Technician

Beginner | Landscape & Golf | 8 CEUs

(Part 1 of 2) Wednesday, Sept. 15  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern

(Part 2 of 2) Thursday, Sept. 16  |  10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern

Co-Instructors: Scott Knowles, CGIA, CIC, CID, CLIA, Wolf Creek Company Inc. & Keith Schweiger, CIC, CID, CIT, CLIA, CLWM, Calsense

This two-part class will cover 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 Price: $270 | Nonmember Price: $350 (includes manual)


Certification Exam Session – Paper/Pencil

Friday, Sept. 17  |  9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Location: IA Headquarters, Fairfax, VA

Following the week of review courses, take the certified irrigation technician exam while the material is fresh in your mind. In addition to the CIT exam, all IA certification exams will be offered on Sept. 17.

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Are you interested in sponsoring Technician Week? Contact the IA business development department to learn more.