This hardware training is designed to introduce and instruct the technician responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, troubleshooting and repair of the Maxicom Central Control irrigation system. Training is focused on each of the systemís hardware compone
This software training is designed to introduce and instruct the end-user on the basic and advanced operation of the Maxicom=Æ Central Control system software. Emphasis is placed on three areas: 1) Database construction 2) Writing basic and advanced sche
Classes included in this bundle are:1101- Maxicom Technician1102- Maxicom Operator
Introduction to Irrigation & Installation
So youíre new to the irrigation industry or you have never had an opportunity to get your hands on any product, now is your chance. In this introductory course you will learn the basics of irrigation installation. Topics that will be covered: introduction
Irrigation Technician Course
This intensive two-day course takes you through the important topics related to the repair and maintenance of efficient irrigation systems. This class is ideal for irrigation service technicians, irrigation system managers, distributor personnel or other i
Landscape Irrigation Design Process
The key to the popularity of this course is its ìprac?tice what you learnî approach. Throughout the day, there are opportunities to perform practical exercises in residential design. Gain and reinforce the following concepts: ï Hydraulics ï Determining i
Efficient Irrigation Scheduling
Students will be introduced to water efficient irrigation scheduling practices including plant water requirements, irrigation system performance, soil moisture storage and weather based efficient scheduling.
Irrigation Bidding & Estimating
This class is designed for anyone involved in the financial decision-making process of pricing irrigation contracting projects, both installation and maintenance. Learn the typical cost categories involved in irrigation projects, how to recover overhead, and most importantly, earn a profit after all of the bills have been paid. (Note: no project estimating system is perfect, and Rain Bird Training Services cannot guarantee profitability of any project you price using the methods in this class)
Rain Bird Academy Boot Camp
Bundle and Save 5% The Rain Bird Academy Landscape Irrigation Boot Camp includes three of our core landscape irrigation courses; Introduction to Irrigation and Installation, Irrigation Technicianís Course, and Landscape Irrigation Design
IA’s Certified Irrigation Technician Exam
Select this class option to sit for the Irrigation Association’s Certified Irrigation Technician exam. This will be a paper and pencil exam session. For details on the Certified Irrigation Technician program, visit the IA’s website at www.irrigation.org
Residential Controller Technician
This course offers the irrigation contractor the solution to a water-efficient residential irrigation system control. Rain Bird’s residential and light commercial controller line contain the features necessary to efficiently irrigate a property with minimal ongoing changes, i.e. you spend less time on the customer’s property. This class will cover programming techniques of three different Rain Bird res/com controller products: ESP-TM2, ESP-Me, and LNK WiFi Stick. This class will also cover basic troubleshooting techniques for traditionally wired irrigation controllers.
Electrical Troubleshooting for Irrigation Systems
Students will be introduced to the basics of electricity and how it applies to irrigation systems. Multi-meters will be utilized in taking voltage and resistance measurements in class. Typical irrigation system electrical discrepancies will be presented with possible causes and solutions in addition to tracking buried wires and valves and isolating wire faults.
ESP-LX (Series) Operator
This training will teach students how to program and operate the ESP-LXME Controller and ESP-LXD Two-Wire Decoder Controller, including using features such as Flow Manager™, Flow Watch™ and Simulstations™. Students will also learn proper hands-on installation techniques for the ESP-LXD, including wiring, splicing and system troubleshooting with an AC leakage clamp meter.
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.
IQ v3.0 Cloud Operator
This training introduces the IQ™ v3.0 Cloud Central Control Software system software and its primary functions related to basic and advanced irrigation operation, monitoring, programming and reporting. Programming complexity is equal to that of a stand-alone irrigation controller program.
IQ v3.0 Cloud Technician
This training introduces and defines the role of the IQ™ v3.0 system hardware components working with the IQ v3.0 Cloud operating platform. Hands on installation activities include communication between the IQ v3.0 Cloud and select IQ-NCC Network Communication Cartridges.
Drip Irrigation Technician
This course is designed for any irrigation professional ready to learn about the basics and beyond of drip irrigation. Examine the best use of the wide range of drip components. Follow the expert tips on basic scheduling and installation techniques in this
Golf Irrigation Technician
This two day hands-on course provides the student with all aspects of golf course irrigation systems. This class is ideal for any golf course irrigation professionals that want a better understanding of the installation, maintenance and repair of efficient
Golf Central Control Operator
Learn how to navigate through Rain Bird’s golf central control software (Cirrus™, Nimbus™ II, Stratus™ II, or Stratus™ LT). Experts will guide you through Front Office icons and show how to make common adjustments to your system including how to write programs using the Quick-IRR feature. This class is specifically designed to provide information necessary for day-to-day operation of the central control system. (Requires a working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system)
Integrated Control System (ICS) Technician
Participants in this class will be presented with information on the Rain Bird Integrated Control System. All aspects of the IC System will be covered, including system architecture, design, installation, operation, and troubleshooting. Throughout the cla
Satellite Control System Technician
This hands-on class is ideal for any golf course irrigation professional working with a satellite control system. The class material will cover communication options for both 2-wire and LINK systems. In-class activities will present each major component of the satellite and interface device, including operation and troubleshooting of each part.
Irrigation Designer Review
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Irrigation Contractor Review
*Exam registration is NOT included with class registration. To register for an exam, please visit the Certification section of the IA website.This course deals directly with the issue of wise water management. Students will review advanced
Landscape Irrigation Auditor Review
*Exam registration is NOT included with class registration. To register for an exam, please visit the Certification section of the IA website.Learn how to perform field tests on irrigation systems to determine efficiency, as well as how to