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Introduction to Irrigation and Installation

Class Code 3300 - 8 hours

So you’re new to the irrigation industry or you have never had an opportunity to get your hands on any product, now is your chance. In this introductory course you will learn the basics of irrigation installation.

Topics that will be covered:

  • introduction to irrigation
  • product identification and terminology
  • basic design procedures
  • techniques in installation and set-up
  • troubleshooting and maintenance of newly installed systems.

Course Objectives

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

  1. Identify common irrigation system components
  2. Define basic irrigation terminology
  3. Lay out a basic irrigation system design
  4. Set up and install a basic irrigation system
  5. Troubleshoot and maintain a newly installed irrigation system

Prerequisites

None

Course Outline

Unit 1 Introduction to Class
Unit 2  Irrigation System Hydraulics
Unit 3 Irrigation System Components & Installation Techniques
  1. Backflow Prevention Devices
  2. Water Supply Information
  3. Pipe & Fittings
  4. Valves
  5. Emission Components
  6. Controllers & Electrical System
Unit 4 Installation
  1. Pre-Construction
  2. Equipment
  3. Flushing and Testing
  4. Job Site Clean-Up

 

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