Qualified Water Efficient
Landscaper Training

Class Schedule

The 20-hour certificate training is highly rated by industry pros and recognized with the WaterSense® label. Classes in English and Spanish are offered.

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2019: Oct. 8 – Nov. 12, Escondido (English)

Get the QWEL advantage!
Techniques and principles from this course are must-haves for all landscape designers, account managers, maintenance and irrigation technicians.

Location:
City of Escondido, Mitchell Room,
201 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Training includes 4 sessions. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Tue.    Oct.  08:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Wed.  Oct.  16:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Tue.    Nov. 05:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM  – Field Audit
Tue.    Nov. 12:  8:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Exam

Cost: FREE  •  Lunch provided  • Parking: FREE

Instructors:
Gabriel Michael, CLIA, QWEL, CWME, CLWM, WWLP;
CEO, Blue Watchdog Conservation, C-27 License 1014318

Mike Madewell, QWEL, CWM
Sales Manager, Hunter Industries/ FX Luminaire

2019: Nov. 12 – 2 CEUs, 2 Hot Topics, $0.00

Take advantage of this FREE training and you’ll complete your 2019 QWEL continuing education requirement (2 CEUs).  Landscape pros who have not yet earned a QWEL professional certificate are also invited.

This course also meets requirements for: IA, CLCA, ASLA, APLD and Master Gardener CEUs.

Hot Topics:
1.  
Optimizing controller programming
2.  Incentive
$: what’s new, what you’re missing

  • Increase understanding of standalone, weather-based, soil moisture-based and central control equipment.
  • Review recommendations for overhead spray and drip.
  • Increase understanding of interval watering and seasonal adjustments.
  • Learn how soil moisture sensors drive efficiency

Tue., Nov. 12:  12:30 – 3:00 PM
Seating is limited and registration is required.

Location:
City of Escondido, Mitchell Room
201 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA  92025

Cost: FREE • Refreshments provided • Parking: FREE

2019: Oct. 30 – Nov. 21, Encinitas (English)

Improve knowledge and efficiency.
Techniques and principles from this course are must-haves for all landscape designers, account managers, maintenance and irrigation technicians.

Location:
San Diego Botanic Garden
230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas, CA  92024

Training includes 4 sessions. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Wed.  Oct. 30:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Thu.    Nov. 07:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Wed.  Nov. 13:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Thu.    Nov. 21:  8:00 AM – 11:30 AM (Exam)

Cost: FREE • Lunch: Provided • Parking: FREE

Instructors:
Gabriel Michael, CLIA, QWEL, CWME, CLWM, WWLP;
CEO, Blue Watchdog Conservation, C-27 License 1014318

Mike Madewell, QWEL, CWM
Sales Manager, Hunter Industries/ FX Luminaire