Certified Irrigation Technician Course

By: Joseph Jacobsen

acobsen Irrigation, Inc. was established in 1990 by Joe Jacobsen. Joe is a Certified Pumps and Irrigation Contractor as well as US Department of Agriculture certified water auditor, Certified Backflow Test Technician and Certified Cross Connection Control Inspector. We specialize in all aspects of irrigation system repairs and maintenance.

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11 Beechwood Dr, 32176, Ormond Beach, FL, United States of America

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Start: Sunday, 31 Mar 2019 at 07:30 AM
End: Sunday, 31 Mar 2019 at 03:00 PM



Certification gives you a competitive edge. Become a certified irrigation technician and

add instant credibility with employers
increase your job opportunities.
demonstrate your commitment to efficient water management.

CIT Overview

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.

Becoming a CIT

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.

CIT Exam Fees

Irrigation Technician Exam Fee — $175 (Member), $300 (Nonmember)
Exam Retake Fee — $175 (Member), $300 (Nonmember)
Annual Renewal Fee (one certification) — $50 (Member), $100 (Nonmember)
Annual Renewal Fee (two or more certifications) — $100 (Member), $150 (Nonmember)

See the Certification Candidate Handbook for exam policies, procedures and fees outside of North America.

Irrigation Technician’s Course


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.


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

Refund Policy

No Refunds Accepted.

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