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.
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.
Winter is Training Season
Accelerate training this winter to give your team an installation and maintenance edge. Register today for QWEL professional training!
QWEL training is college course bonus
If you’re serious about increasing your professional irrigation knowledge and skills, consider QWEL training and college courses. QWEL training is a component of the MiraCosta College Irrigation and Water Management course (HORT 126), taught by Professor Claire Ehrlinger, a recognized leader in irrigation education.
CEUs? WaterSense webinars qualify
EPA WaterSense offers free webinars that meet QWEL continuing education unit (CEU) requirements. Live and recorded webinars with Topic noted as “Outdoor” qualify for one continuing education unit (CEU) per program hour. And, depending on the time committed to water efficiency principles, “Water Management” Topics qualify for one or more CEUs. For additional information about CEU requirements, […]
On the QWEL list
Helping us cross the 750-participants mark were individuals from A&C Landscaping, Ancira Landscaping, Bemus Landscape, Inc., Cornerstone Landscaping, the City of Escondido, Netafim U.S.A, New Way Professional Landscape and Tree Service, Perez Landscape, City of San Marcos, Tree San Diego, and UCSD Landscape Services. Registration is open for fall Spanish and English classes.
Aug. 20 – Dec. 15, 2018 (MiraCosta, Oceanside)
Enroll now! QWEL training is a component of HORT 126: Irrigation and Water Management. Enroll in this 17- week MiraCosta course and you’ll have the opportunity to earn a QWEL certificate and college credits. This evening course begins Monday, Aug. 20. College tuition and fees apply. Course description Professor Claire Ehrlinger, is a respected industry leader and […]