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.

Course Outline

Unit 1 Decoder System Overview

Unit 2 Decoder System Design

Unit 3 Decoder System Installation

Unit 4 Grounding and Surge Protection

Unit 5 Troubleshooting Decoder System Faults

Unit 6 Review and Exam

Suggested Experience

The participant should have working knowledge of the landscape irrigation system including sprinkler, valve, and controller installation.