Irrigation Technician Training Program
Six modules held in Weddington and Cary/Raleigh, designed to teach
the basics for any Irrigation contractor
 
June 13th Water Conservation Practices in Weddington Cancelled

The Carolinas Irrigation Association (CIA) has put together a comprehensive training program for the irrigation technician. From installation to design to troubleshooting, this program features six modules designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge of all the aspects of performing as a professional irrigation technician.

Our final module of the series - Irrigation Technician Business Concepts - will be held July 19th in Weddington and July 30th in Raleigh.

 
Module Schedule and Information
 
Module Number 1
Introduction to Irrigation
Technician Career Path
2/13/2018 - Weddington, Optimist Park COMPLETED
2/15/2018 - Raleigh, JC Arboretum COMPLETED
 
Agenda
Module Number 2
Basic Irrigation
Troubleshooting
3/21/2018 - Weddington, Optimist Park COMPLETED
3/29/2018 - Raleigh, JC Raulston COMPLETED
 
Agenda
8am - 9am
Irrigation 100
8am - 9:am
Irrigation Troubleshooting
9am - 10am
Irrigation Components 101
9am - 10am
Irrigation Repair Basics
10am - 11am
Featured Manufacturer: Greenlee
10am - 11am
Featured Manufacturer: Harco
11am - 12pm
Basic Electricity 101
11am - 12pm
NC 811 Rules / Regulations
12pm - 12:30pm
Lunch
12pm - 12:30pm
Lunch
12:30pm - 2pm
Intro to Troubleshooting Tool 101
12:30pm - 2pm
Field Work
2pm - 3pm
Landscape Lighting
   
 
Module Number 3
Advanced Irrigation Troubleshooting
4/18/2018 - Weddington, Optimist Park COMPLETED
4/25/2018 - Cary, WakeMed Soccer Park COMPLETED
 
Agenda
Module Number 4
Irrigation Design Concepts
5/16/2018 - Weddington, Optimist Park COMPLETED
5/22/2018 - Raleigh, JC Raulston COMPLETED
 
Agenda
8am - 9am
Introduction to Decoder Technology
8am - 9am
Introduction to Basic Irrigation Design
9am - 10am
Installing a 2-wire system
9am - 10am
Introduction to Basic Electrical Design
10am - 11am
Featured Manufacturer: Hunter
10am - 11am
Featured Manufacturer: FX Luminaire
11am - 12pm
Advanced Troubleshooting
11am - 12pm
Adv. Irrigation Design Concepts Pt. 1
12pm - 12:30pm
Lunch
12pm - 1pm
Lunch
12:30pm - 2pm
Field Troubleshooting/Advanced Tools
1pm - 2pm
Adv. Irrigation Design Concepts Pt. 2
2pm - 3pm
Introduction to Booster Pumps
2pm - 3pm
Advanced Decoder Design Concepts
3pm - 4pm
Landscape Lighting Troubleshooting
3pm - 4pm
Landscape Lighting Design Concepts
 
 
Module Number 5
Water Conservation Practices
6/13/2018 - Weddington, Optimist Park CANCELLED
6/12/2018 - Cary, WakeMed Soccer Park
 
Agenda
Module Number 6
Irrigation Technician Business Concepts
7/19/2018 - Weddington, Optimist Park
7/30/2018 - Raleigh, JC Raulston Arboretum
 
Agenda
8am - 9am
Soil/Water Relationships
8am - 9am
Irrigation Tech. Services Concepts
9am - 10am
Plant/Water Relationships
9am - 10am
Establishing Service Standards
10am - 11am
Featured Manufacturer: Rain Bird
10am - 11am
Featured Manufacturer: Toro
11am - 12pm
Irrigation Evaluation/Audit Concepts
11am - 12pm
Multi-generational Workforce
12pm - 1pm
Lunch
12pm - 12:30pm
Lunch
1pm - 2pm
Field Work: Conducting Evaluation/Audits
12:30pm - 2pm
Landscape Lighting Service Concepts
2pm - 3pm
Auditing Landscape Lighting Systems
2pm - 3:30pm
Final Project Review
 
 
Registration and Fees
 
Registration is open for the Irrigation Technician Training Program. The cost, per-module, is $150 for CIA members and $250 for non-members. You can register additional staff from your company for $125 per person, per module. To register, please click on the link below of the module you would like to take.
Questions

If you have any questions about registering for the Irrigation Technician Training Program, please contact the CIA offices at 704-940-7387 or info@carolinasirr.org.