Irrigation Technician’s Course

This intensive two day course takes you through the important topics related to the repair and maintenance of efficient irrigation systems. The class will present scenarios commonly experienced by irrigation technicians and then exam the possible causes and solutions to each issue. This class is ideal for irrigation service technicians, irrigation system managers, distributor personnel or other irrigation professionals that want a better understanding of the set-up and maintenance of efficient, effective irrigation systems.

Course Outline

Common Troubleshooting Scenarios

Unit 1 Site Information

Unit 2 Controller display is blank

Unit 3 Zones not operating (apparent electrical failure)

Unit 4 Zones not operating (Hydraulic failure)

Unit 5 Water dribbling out of a few heads

Unit 6 Owner wants to add a new zone or expand an existing zone

Unit 7 Incorrect water pressure

Unit 8 Dry spot in a working zone

Unit 9 Over or under watering on a site (scheduling)

Unit 10 Controller coming on at the wrong time

Unit 11 Water collecting around a few heads

Unit 12 Zone ‘stuck’on

Unit 13 Need to find a buried wire or valve

Unit 14 Backflow prevention

Unit 15 Owner wants to add auxiliary items (relays and sensors)

Unit 16 Winterization and Spring Start-up