Drip Irrigation Technician

This course is designed for any irrigation professional ready to learn how to reduce water waste through the use of drip irrigation. Examine the best use of the wide range of drip components offered by Rain Bird. Follow the expert tips on basic scheduling and installation techniques in this hands-on class designed to eliminate common mistakes. Learn better ways to manage, maintain and troubleshoot low volume irrigation systems. Use our experience to create highly efficient irrigation systems.

Course Outline


I.The importance of drip irrigation

II.Drip Control Zone Kit
a.Valve Components
i.Low Flow Valves
ii.Filtration
iii.Pressure Regulation
b.Installation

III.Low Volume Application
a.Dense Plantings
i.Products
1.Landscape Dripline a.XFDb.XFSc.XFCV d.XFS-CVe.¼” Dripline
2.Dripline Fittings
3.Dripline Accessories
4.QF Header Pipe
5.Installation
6.Design
7.Micro Spray Emitters
b.Sparse Plantings
i.Point Source Emitters
1.Products
2.Design
a.Number of Emitters
b.Layout
3.Installation
ii.Manifold Emitters
1.Products
2.Installation
iii.Bubblers
1.Micro Bubblers
2.Root Watering System

IV.Drip Irrigation Scheduling

V.Maintenance and Management

VI.Review & Quiz