centre of Irrigation excellence

The Centre of Irrigation Excellence (COIE) is a partnership between Irrigation Australia as the Peak Industry Body for the irrigation industry and some of the leading irrigation industry suppliers, to provide a platform that facilitates, oversees and coordinates irrigation industry knowledge, training and development. The COIE will promote Irrigation Australia training courses and workshops and those from other approved Registered Training Organisations in the irrigation sector. The Centre of Irrigation Excellence aims to become a one-stop shop for irrigation employers/employees, students seeking a career in our industry and industry stakeholders to find and learn more about training, industry knowledge, career pathways, career development and study tour programs. In time the Centre of Irrigation Excellence will also have a focus on Research and Development.

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Are you looking to advance your career in the irrigation industry?

Australia is one of the world’s most advanced economies in irrigation and our industry uses the latest innovative technology for irrigation and water management. To support this the industry provides relevant training workshops and courses providing industry stakeholders with the latest and most advanced irrigation techniques and technologies. The Centre of Irrigation Excellence is your platform to browse through the upcoming industry training provided by approved Irrigation Australia and other Registered Training Organisations. In the Centre of Irrigation Excellence, you will find a number of pathways for qualifications, certifications and short course training options to improve your business skills and motivate your employees.

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irrigation training and qualifications facilitated by irrigation australia approved RTO's

THE CERTIFICATE III IN IRRIGATION SCHOOL

Full Time

| IRRIGATION TRAINING AUSTRALIA

This qualification reflects the skills and knowledge required to become a sales, installation or operation technician within the irrigation industry.

METER VALIDATION & INSTALLATION

Full Time

| IRRIGATION TRAINING AUSTRALIA

Designed to provide students with all the knowledge of the Australian standards and procedures needed to safely and successfully install water meters in rural environments.

IRRIGATION EFFICIENCY

Full Time

AUSTRALIA | IRRIGATION TRAINING AUSTRALIA

Designed to provide students with the knowledge of irrigation efficiency techniques, requirements and standards to design, operate and maintain an efficient irrigation system.

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THE CERTIFICATE III IN IRRIGATION SCHOOL

Seven-day training designed by Irrigation Australia providing competencies toward Cert III in Irrigation

certification

Certification is a voluntary, national program of industry recognition. Certification is a designation earned by a person to certify that he or she is qualified to perform a job. Certification indicates that the individual has a minimum set of knowledge, skills, or abilities in the view of the certifying body to perform their job to the satisfaction of water managers and customers.

Certification is provided by Irrigation Australia (as the certifying body). There are eight certifications available including:

  • Your Skills Recognised
    Your Skills Recognised
  • Gain Customers Trust
    Gain Customers Trust
  • Have a Point of Difference
    Have a Point of Difference
CERTIFIED IRRIGATION DESIGNER

designerCertified Irrigation Designers (CIDs) are professionals who use their knowledge of plants, soils and hydraulics to develop efficient and cost effective irrigation system designs which adequately meet a client's requirements. 

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CERTIFIED IRRIGATION AGRONOMIST
CERTIFIED IRRIGATION CONTRACTOR
CERTIFIED IRRIGATION INSTALLER
CERTIFIED IRRIGATION MANAGER
CERTIFIED IRRIGATION OPERATOR
CERTIFIED IRRIGATION RETAILER
CERTIFIED METER INSTALLER & VALIDATOR

student information

All students doing nationally recognised training need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes students doing Vocational Education Training (VET) when they are still at school (VET for secondary students). Your USI will give you access to an online record of the training you have done since 1 January 2015. You will also be able to produce a comprehensive transcript of your training. This can be used when applying for a job, seeking a credit transfer or demonstrating pre-requisites when undertaking further training.

Creating a Unique Student Identifier (USI) will only take a few minutes and it is free. You only need to create a USI once and it will stay with you for life. After you create your USI, you then need to give it to each training organisation you train with when you enrol

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INFORMATION

Australia is rich with opportunities for international students to study at learn about the irrigation industry in Australia and we offer a range of nationally accredited qualifications and workshops for international students. The Centre of Irrigation Excellence will provide international students with information on courses available and work experience opportunities. There is also information on visa requirements to come to Australia to study. Here you will find more information on how you could travel to Australia to increase your irrigation knowledge and experience.

video library

Visit the Centre of Irrigation Excellence expandable video library for a growing collection of industry knowledge videos from Manufacturers, Government agencies, consultants, engineers, trainers and more. The video library provides a depth of knowledge for the topics such as product innovations, technology, innovation, industry projects, industry analysis, and more. You can search for videos by category, for example, agriculture, landscape, residential and/or industrial. Alternatively, by categories such as training, webinars, product launches, etc.

DRIP IRRIGATION
CENTRE PIVOT & LATERAL MOVE
LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION
FILTRATION & WATER TREATMENT
PIPES & FITTINGS
PUMPS AND CONTROLLERS