QWEL (English) - Sacramento, CA

The Cosumnes River College Horticulture Department is pleased to offer the QWEL program as part of our Hort 350 - Landscape Irrigation course. 

 

Hort 350 is a lecture / Lab course.  Lecture is Tuesdays from 6:00pm - 7:50pm.  Lab is Tuesdays from 8:00pm - 10:05pm.  3 - 5.6 hour Saturday labs are scheduled for October 20th, November 7th, and December 8th.  Saturday labs are from 9:00am - 2:30pm.

 

Registration is a two-step process:

 

Step 1: Register for the class on the Cosumnes River College website. 

Step 2: Register on the QWEL website by clicking the Registration box on this page. 

 

By registering for this class, you agree to attend 16 lecture/lab class sessions, 3 Saturday laboratory activities, and sit for the final exam.

 

The class includes an irrigation audit and exam, which are required to gain the QWEL professional certification.

 

Important Fall 2018 Course Dates:

  • Class Begins - August 28th
  • Last Day for Course Registration (Step 1) - September 8th*
  • Last Day to Register on the QWEL Website (Step 2) - December 3rd*
  • Field Audits - December 8th
  • Final Exam - December 18th

 

*  Students who do not complete Step 1 Registration will not be eligible to take the course or sit for the exam.

 

The Hort 350 Course includes the QWEL curriculum.  The QWEL curriculum includes the following sections:

  1. Where Our Water Comes From
  2. Sustainable Landscaping
  3. Soils
  4. Landscape Water
  5. Irrigation Systems
  6. Irrigation Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  7. Irrigation Auditing
  8. Irrigation Scheduling
  9. Irrigation Controllers
  10. Bringing It All Together

 

Additional topics covered in the Hort 350 Course include:

1.    Basic and Advanced Irrigation Hydraulics, Calculations, and Application.

2.    Hydraulic Characteristics of Irrigation Pipe, Fittings, and Equipment.

3.    Comprehensive irrigation system design.

4.    Irrigation system installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair.

 

Students will receive both in-class knowledge and hands-on skill development by installing, adjusting, and auditing a working sprinkler and/or drip irrigation system.  Students will also tune-up and audit existing sprinkler and drip irrigation systems.

Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823
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Presenter: Dave Andrews, Professor of Horticulture

When:
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, September 18th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, November 20th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 6:00 pm-10:05 pm - Location: Cosumnes River College Main Campus - Northeast Technology Building (NTB) Room 111

Registration Closes: 12/18/2018

30 CEUs available.

Sponsored by: California Community Colleges Agriculture, Water, and Environmental Technology Sector

For more information, contact:

Dave Andrews
andrewd@crc.losrios.edu

Register for this class