Irrigation Tech Training

BASIC INTRODUCTION TO Irrigation Tech

This hands-on workshop will focus on the most common parts of an irrigation system and how they work, how they most often fail and what to do to solve a problem. Students will learn how to use the tools that every irrigation tech should have at hand. This is a basic irrigation class great for novice irrigation techs to those seasoned individuals looking to polish their skills.

Participants will break out into stations for interactive hands-on activities which include the following:

Valves

·       Opening a valve and seeing all of the parts

·       Putting a valve back together correctly with the right tools

·       Use a multi-meter and realize that it won’t hurt you

·       Troubleshooting

Controllers

·       Program most commonly used controllers

·       Troubleshooting

Sprinklers

·       Determine precipitation rate

·       Adjust and replace rotors

·       Adjust and replace nozzles

Pipe

·       Glue pipe

·       Compression coupling

·       Slip Fix