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Irrigation Systems Efficiency

Nationally Accredited Course

3 Days


Face to face

Study Mode


Units of Competency

3 Days

Duration (Months)


This course is designed to provide candidates the knowledge and ability to become an Irrigation Efficiency professional which is aligned with and assessed against the AHCS00100 - Irrigation Systems Efficiency Skill Set. Candidates will be required to put to practice designing, operating and maintaining irrigation efficient system, in their own workplace environment.

Learning outcomes

  • Gathering irrigation water-use data
  • Testing landscape sprinkler irrigation systems
  • Compiling water records
  • Basic irrigation scheduling
  • Determining irrigation water requirements
  • Basic system trouble shooting
  • Developing system maintenance strategies
  • Checking pressure and flow rates
  • Conducting a water application distribution test
  • Collecting data to determine irrigation uniformity and efficiency
  • Assessing soil texture and root zone depths

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking to be involved in irrigation installation or irrigation management.

Units of Competency

Core Units

  • AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation system
  • AHCIRG337 Measure irrigation delivery system performance
  • AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems

How to Study

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Students must have standard Language, Literacy and numeracy skills and will be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment at Certificate III level.

COURSE PROGRAM & DURATION: Face-to-Face Delivery: 4 days from 8:30 AM – 5:00PM

This course must be completed within 3 months from enrolment. Students who fail to complete the course within this timeframe and wish to continue may request an extension as outlined in the Irrigation Australia Student Handbook.


RESOURCES: Resources will be handed out at the course or provided electronically on completion of enrolment.

Upfront Payment

This is the full payment covering the course delivery and includes a set of 12 Catch Cans

Company Members rate: $985.00

Individual Members rate: $1,182.00

Non-Members rate: $1,300.20

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