Foundation of plant health
Understanding how water, soil and plants interact is the foundation of plant health and efficient irrigation. In classes and webinars where we get below the soil’s surface, there’s always lots of positive feedback. Webinars are convenient settings to clarify basics and empower landscapers to be better irrigators, with takeaways like: • DIY soil testing • […]
‘How much water’ series is wherever you are
San Diego’s landscape professionals can benefit from water-use efficiency training through the QWEL professional certificate program from just about anywhere. The San Diego region successfully transitioned QWEL training from in-person classrooms, to live webinars. Using phones, tablets, laptop and desktop computers, green industry managers, designers and groundskeepers gain knowledge and skills in one- to two-and-a-half […]
Back at San Diego Botanic Garden
In the classroom and throughout the gardens, water use efficiency and sustainable practices are on display. Thank you San Diego Botanic Garden for partnering with the Water Authority and hosting QWEL training.
Madewell and Roesink are returning QWEL instructors
San Diego QWEL participants benefit from instructors who bring decades of expertise and training experience. Examples are Hunter Industries’ Chris Roesink, who’s been with our QWEL program since its 2016 inception, and Mike Madewell, who joined the instructor roster in 2018 and is teaching English and Spanish classes. We’re grateful for the knowledge they share […]
Spanish! One of the nation’s best
One of the nation’s best instructors returns to San Diego. We found some time on his very busy schedule and are thrilled to welcome back Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply’s Jaime Bayona, CLIA, QWEL, CIC, CID, CLWM, CDIA-D. Look for him in Escondido and El Cajon classes in Nov-Dec. For registration information click here.
City of Escondido hosts QWEL
QWEL training returns to the City of Escondido on March 5. This is our second 2019 class and, once again, there’s a waiting list. If you’re serious about increasing the knowledge and skill of a landscape technician, designer, or maintenance team member, GET CONNECTED to receive notification of new classes.
QWEL at San Diego Botanic Garden
We kicked off our first 2019 QWEL training class at San Diego Botanic Garden, where water efficiency plays a role in the organization’s mission to conserve rare and endangered plants and their ecosystems and to promote sustainable use of natural resources.
Jan. 31 is deadline to post 2018 CEUs
If you earned your QWEL certificate in 2016 or 2017, don’t lose it. We’re pretty sure you’ve completed education that meets QWEL continuing education requirements. QWEL CEUs (mobile device instructions) Login to qwel.net Select Menu (orange) in top right corner On the Menu, select: “Continuing Education” (near bottom of the menu) Select: SUBMIT CEUs Follow […]
858 San Diego landscape pros on the list
2018 closed with QWEL-trained pros passing the 850 mark! If you haven’t participated yet, register today. Winter classes are filling fast.
Winter is Training Season
Accelerate training this winter to give your team an installation and maintenance edge. Register today for QWEL professional training!