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Certified Irrigation Technician - Level 1

March 18, 2021 8:00 am to March 18, 2021 4:00 pm

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Live Video Conference
1234 Your Street
Your City, BC
V1V 1V1, Canada

This one-day course will teach the fundamentals of installing and maintaining efficient irrigation systems. Course instruction includes:

  • Irrigation System Anatomy (controllers, backflow, valves, sprinklers)
  • Items Required (pipe & fittings)
  • Reading a Plan
  • Sprinkler Layout and Precipitation Rates
  • Introduction to Hydraulics
  • Pipe Connections and Tool Knowledge
  • Excavating & Backfilling
  • Winterization and Spring Start Up
  • IIABC Expectations

COURSE DELIVERY is by live video conference so each participant must have:

1.  an internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE),

2. speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth, and

3.  a webcam or HD webcam - built-in, USB plug-in, or an HD cam or HD camcorder with a video-capture card.

CIT EXAM ELIGIBILITY - IIABC members are eligible to write the exams to become certified.  To apply for membership, contact 604-744-4274 or send an email to

DISCOUNT - To determine if you are eligible for a subsidy, please contact the IIABC office before registering 604-744-4274 or send an email to

REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Registration for CIT-1 closes on Friday, March 5, 2021, to ensure all course materials are in the hands of the participants prior to the live video conference on Thursday, March 18, 2021.

If you have any questions, please call 604-744-4274 or send an email to

Course Description:

This one day CIT-1 course will provide registrants with basic information for the installation and maintenance of an
irrigation system. The course covers anatomy of an irrigation system, pipes and fittings, introduction to hydraulics, instruction on reading an irrigation plan, gluing pipe and backfilling. Also covered are start up procedures and winterization of a system.

No pre-requisite required for this course.  Some irrigation experience is an asset and recommended prior to writing the exam.

This course delivery is by live video conference so participants must have:

1.  An internet connection –  broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

2.  Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth

3.  A webcam or HD webcam - built-in, USB plug-in, or an HD cam or HD camcorder with a video-capture card

The CIT-1 exam (for IIABC members only) is an additional fee of $100 (+GST).

Course books and handouts are included in the fee and provided prior to the course.  Registration deadline is February 9, 2021.

Prerequisites: (none)

Category: Classroom Certification: CIT - Level 1






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