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Certified Master Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)

Class includes ALL M.C.I.R.T. Courses 501 to 510

Who is Eligible: Anyone is eligible to take the exam, but it is recommended that applicants have a combination of the following - 4,000 hours of work in the landscape industry. 2,000 hours of work in the landscape industry plus the successful completion of a two-year or four-year curriculum in the landscape field. Preparing for the test: To allow sufficient time for study, persons should apply for examination well in advance of the test date. This is Price is for One Person all Class 1.  Certified Irrigation Repair Technician Class includes ALL Basic CIRT Courses 1 To 10. The class consists of both a classroom setting and a hands-on approach. Total Class Time: 40 hours No Refunds. If you are unable to attend, you will receive a credit. 

 

Class Descriptions

Course Includes ALL M.C.I.R.T. Courses 1 To 10

Class #501: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Wire Tracking and Electrical TroubleshootingThis advanced field-study class teaches technicians specific skills in troubleshooting an electrical irrigation system. Technicians learn to use state-of-the-art wire and valve locators and pulse ground fault locating equipment through practical, hands-on application to locate wire faults in the field. Classroom instruction is a minimum of one hour including instruction on the function and uses of a voltage ohmmeter. The focus is hands-on field training using the necessary equipment for the remainder of the class. Class time required: 8 Hours No Refunds. If you are unable to attend, you will receive a credit.Class #502: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Controller Programming, Maintenance and SchedulingIn this class, concentration is focused on in depth programming and advanced controller features. RainMaster , Hunter, Rain Bird , Weathermatic and ET Water are among the controllers that will be discussed. Again we teach an inclusive “hands-on” approach covering advanced steps of programming and maintaining mechanical and solid-state controllers. Technicians will learn by practicing on several major brand controllers. Class time required: 8 hours. No Refunds. If you are unable to attend, you will receive a credit.Class #503: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Valve Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis advanced field-study class teaches technicians in depth “hands-on” analysis and troubleshooting of diaphragm controlled irrigation valves. The class is designed to make technicians aware of the components, assembly, and operation of the most commonly used valves. Technicians go through the major elements of forward and reverse flow valves, electric, NO, NC, manual and hydraulically actuated valves through internal component troubleshooting and field diagnosis of the valve. Using Griswold, Superior, and Valcon, among others. Class time: 8 hours No Refunds. If you are unable to attend, you will receive a credit.Class #504: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Water Management Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis advanced field-study class teaches technicians in depth “hands-on” analysis and troubleshooting of diaphragm controlled irrigation valves. The class is designed to make technicians aware of the components, assembly, and operation of the most commonly used valves. Technicians go through the major elements of forward and reverse flow valves, electric, NO, NC, manual and hydraulically actuated valves through internal component troubleshooting and field diagnosis of the valve. Using Griswold, Superior, and Valcon, among others. Class time: 8 hoursClass #505: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Pipe Fitting – Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis Introductory Class Is One Of The 10 Advanced Courses Needed For The Advanced Irrigator Technical Irrigation Certification . The content of the class covers pipe joining, pipe repair and maintenance on multiple pipe materials including steel, PVC and copper. Techniques using couplings, reducers, flanged adapters, repair clamps and various fittings for water and sewerage systems are covered. Applications cover a wide range of sizes and include above and below ground connections (meter pits, valve boxes, etc.). Types of seals and gaskets are discussed including pressure assisted hydraulic seals and mat-type gaskets with pressure ring sealing capabilities. Students will become familiar with the Blu-Lock brand and the benefits. A short overview of NSF and AWWA standards is also included. Class time required: Pipes are 2″ & Up 4 hours.Class #506: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Irrigation Field HydraulicsThis Introductory Class Is One Of The 10 Advanced Courses Needed For The Advanced Irrigator Technical Irrigation Certification . Irrigator Tech’s Irrigation Field Hydraulics is a comprehensive class combining hydraulic principles and irrigation theory. The class is designed to give the technician a thorough understanding of irrigation hydraulics and the various reference materials available (tables, charts, etc.). The course also includes basic calculations for pressure loss, velocity and the effect of elevation. Some information is also included on pipe and head layout, precipitation rates, zoning and irrigation scheduling.Class #507: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Backflow Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis Introductory Class Is One Of The 10 Advanced Courses Needed For The Master Irrigator Technical Irrigation Certification . Students will learn the proper techniques to repair and service backflows. IF YOU FEEL RUSTY WITH YOUR TEST PROCEDURES THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU 8 HRS OF HAND-ON INCLUDES : Disassembling Backflow Reassembling and testing for proper function . 3/4, to 4″ Wilkins, Febco, Ames,& Combraco BackFlow are 3/4″ To 4″ Hours : 8Class #508: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Master Valves Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis Introductory Class Is One Of The 10 Advanced Courses Needed For The Advanced Irrigator Technical Irrigation Certification . Students will learn to properly repair and service master valves in the field. Hands-on includes: disassembling master valves, regulating master valves, and reassembling master valves. Sizes Are 2″ & Up 4 HrsClass #509: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Basic Pump Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis Introductory Class Is One Of The 10 Advanced Courses Needed For The Advanced Irrigator Technical Irrigation Certification . Students will learn about Advanced problems with pumps and how to troubleshoot. Students will also learn how to properly service a pump in the hands-on portion of the class.Class #510: Certified Irrigation Repair Technician (MCIRT)Soldering and Brazing Application, Maintenance, and RepairThis advanced classes teaches the technician the skills required for larger, more complex soldering and brazing of copper and galvanized pipe. Irrigator Tech’s Advanced Soldering & Brazing class is an inclusive, interactive, hands-on session where each technician will learn soldering and brazing to plumbing standards. Areas covered will include an overview of tools and equipment used, safety, cutting, cleaning, brazing and soldering copper pipe of larger dimension. Students will work from a provided blueprint then measure, cut and configure to exacting specifications. Final work will be pressure tested and checked for leaks. Class Time 4 Hr

 

COURSE OVERVIEW

  •  Length of Course: 40 Hours
  •  5 Week Course:
  •  CEU Earned: 40 CEU Credits
  •  Certificate Earned:
     Master Irrigation Repair Tech
  •  All classes must be attended
  •  No refunds

Why Irrigator Technical Training School?

Our courses provide you with a basic easy to understand approach both in the classroom and in your field of training.  Our irrigation training program  provides you with a well recognized certification that consumers and employers recognize. Completing certification by from Irrigator Tech training program increases students' chances of becoming employed in the Irrigation and Lawn Maintenance Industry.

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