IA’s Certified Irrigation Technician Exam
- CITs are field technicians who install, maintain and repair irrigation systems. CITs:
- Cut and join pipe, know the limitations of different piping systems and understand basic hydraulics.
- Lay out and install piping and water delivery components; backflow prevention components; mechanical, hydraulic and electrical irrigation controls; and other irrigation system components.
- Troubleshoot and repair irrigation components and systems.
To become a CIT, you must:
- Register for the exam. Recommended: six months or 1,000 hours of irrigation-related field experience.
- Pass the irrigation technician exam. The three-hour exam includes 100 equally weighted, multiple-choice questions on basic irrigation principles, basic electrical principles and basic hydraulics.
- Comply with the Select Certified Code of Ethics.
- Remain in good standing. CITs must submit 20 continuing education units per two-year cycle.
Certified Irrigation Technician
Unit 1 Understanding basic irrigation principles
Unit 2 Understanding electrical principles:
Unit 3 Understanding hydraulic principles:
Location Information and Class RegistrationMarch 1, 2019
Orlando, FL March 8, 2019
Bozeman, MT March 15, 2019
South Jordan, UT March 15, 2019
Newport News, VA March 22, 2019
Seattle, WA March 22, 2019
Hudson, WI March 29, 2019
Long Island, NY March 29, 2019
West Bloomfield, MI April 5, 2019
Tuscaloosa, AL April 12, 2019
Conway, AR April 12, 2019
Milton, FL April 19, 2019