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Rain Bird Online Training:
Decoder System Technician

This class will introduce students to decoder systems in general, design principles, and installation techniques.  Additional emphasis is given to grounding techniques and using a simple de­coder system setup for hands-on operation and troubleshooting common decoder system faults.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify common decoder system components.
  2. Identify decoder system layouts.
  3. Install decoder system components.
  4. Properly ground a decoder system.
  5. Troubleshoot a short in the decoder two-wire path system.
  6. Troubleshoot an open in the decoder two-wire path system.
  7. Troubleshoot an earth ground voltage fault in the decoder two-wire path system.
  8. Manage and maintain decoder systems.

Note:  When you register for the entire class a student manual for that course will automatically be shipped to you.  Please allow seven business days for the manual to arrive.  You may register for an individual module; however, you will not receive a student manual just for that module.

Course Modules

  • Decoder System Overview
  • Decoder System Design
  • Decoder System Installation
  • Grounding and Surge Protection
  • Troubleshooting Decoder System Faults
  • Review and Exam

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