QWEL (English) - East Los Angeles/Rancho Dominguez/Westlake, CA - Online Class (Mornings)

     Register today for this FREE online QWEL certification training course sponsored by California Water Service!

 

The QWEL training will be facilitated live over a Zoom webinar by one of our highly rated QWEL certified instructors and is available to professionals living or conducting business in the East Los Angeles, Rancho Dominguez, and Westlake regions. Cal Water cities included are Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Carson, Torrance, Lomita, Harbor City, Compton, Long Beach, Hawthorne, Commerce, East Los Angeles, Montebello, Monterey Park, Unincorporated LA County, and the Palos Verdes Peninsula. 

The online training will cover all sections of the QWEL reference manual. This includes topics on:

  • Sustainable landscape design principles,
  • Soil properties and health,
  • Plant water needs,
  • Overhead spray irrigation system audits,
  • Irrigation system troubleshooting and maintenance, and
  • Irrigation system programming and operation.

Attendees are encouraged to download the manual for free here or purchase a paperback copy from Amazon here prior to the class.

In order to obtain QWEL certification, individuals must complete a virtual irrigation audit (covered in class) and pass the QWEL exam. The QWEL exam will be offered the week of December 19th. Exams will be administered online, and students will be required to pay an exam fee (approximately $30).

Additional details will be provided prior to the class after you register. 

  Those who earn their QWEL certification will be listed as a Certified Professional on the QWEL and U.S. EPA WaterSense websites.

SCHEDULE DETAILS

The QWEL online training will be offered in 2.5-hour MORNING sessions for two weeks Tuesday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. beginning Tuesday, December 6th.

By registering for this class, you are committing to attend all eight of the 2.5-hour sessions. The QWEL exam will be offered in the week of December 19th. Note that registrants will receive a link to additional pre-recorded content, which should be viewed prior to the start of the class.


PRESENTER: Chris Reamer

Since the launch of his independent eco-landscape contracting firm in 2011, Christopher Reamer has worked extensively throughout California at the cutting edge of landscape water conservation. Awarded the "Water Awareness of the Year” award in 2013 from the City of Santa Rosa for extensive work with the development of greywater, rainwater and high-efficiency irrigation systems, Chris has instructed over 40 landscape water conservation trainings in both English and Spanish, installed over 60 greywater irrigation systems and numerous water efficient landscapes for diverse clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. 


 

Location: Online

When:
Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Wednesday, December 7th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Thursday, December 8th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Friday, December 9th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Tuesday, December 13th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Wednesday, December 14th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Thursday, December 15th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online
Friday, December 16th, 2022 8:00 am-10:30 am - Location: Online

Registration Closes: 11/30/2022

Sponsored by: California Water Efficiency Partnership

For more information, contact:

Nick Read
nick@calwep.org
(916) 475-1203

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