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This course will equip students with a basic knowledge to plan and produce
an irrigation design from base climatic and crop information, utilising IRRICAD hydraulic software. Students will be led through the layout and hydraulic design processes. IRRICAD operational commands and database product management will also be addressed to ensure the design is accurate. Plan finalisation and professional finishes form the final part of this industryrelevant course. Drip Irrigation and Sprinkler Irrigation designs will be central to the training program. You must have a minimum of 2 years experience in Irrigation system design/ hydraulics. Students will be required to use the IRRICAD Software. This can be sourced through your own IRRICAD Dongle or by using a temporary IRRICAD Licence through Irrigation Australia

Learning outcomes

Who is the course for?

This short, to the point course is for irrigation newcomers who want to gain knowledge and understanding of irrigation in an urban environment and take one step closer to becoming a more versed irrigation professional.

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Course Topics

  • Basic design processes
  • Designing with IrriCAD
  • Database management
  • Irrigation system layouts
  • Drip irrigation
  • Assigning system flows to zones
  • Costings
  • Report and layout printing
  • Sprinkler irrigatio

How to study

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.

The full qualification can be completed within 18 – 24 months from enrolment

This course must be completed within 24 months from enrolment. Students who fail to complete the course within this timeframe and wish to continue will be charged a re-enrolment fee as per Page 15 of the Irrigation Australia Student Handbook V3.0 March 2020.

Virtual Classroom | Face to Face | Online Post-Course Assessments

Payment options

Upfront Payment

This is the full payment covering the course and the certification.
Irrigation Australia Members rate: $1,125 ex gst
Non-Members rate: $1,525 ex gst
IRRICAD Temporary Licence: $45 ex gst

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