Qualified Water Efficient
Landscaper Training

Class Schedule

Now ONLINE! Get the QWEL advantage . . . at your place.
This professional certificate training is highly rated by industry pros and recognized with the WaterSense® label.

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2021: Mar 3 – Apr 14 (English)

Earn your QWEL certificate in FREE, weekly, 2-hour webinars.

From watersheds to water budgets, audits and controller programming, you’ll learn the science and principles of water-efficient landscapes.

Registration is limited to landscape pros who work or live in San Diego County.

Register once to attend one or more classes.

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Wed Mar. 3: Class 1 – Water cycle, watershed, water supplies.
Class 2 – Sustainable landscaping principles and practices.
Tue Mar. 9: Class 3 – Soil properties and optimizing water interaction.
Class 4 – Plant water needs, and mastering basic water budgets.
Tue Mar. 16: Class 5 – Irrigation systems, water pressure and application rates.
Class 6 – Maintenance and troubleshooting system issues.
Tue Mar. 23: Class 7 – Auditing irrigation systems (Part 1, 2): Distribution uniformity and precipitation rates
Tue Mar. 30: Irrigation Audit Exercise – virtual (Part 1, 2)
Wed Apr. 07: Class 8 – Irrigation scheduling and how run times integrate water budgets.
Class 9 – Optimizing controller programming and sensor options.
Wed Apr. 14: Class 10 – Case study. What 70% water savings looks like.
Rebates $: How to maximize savings for your properties.
Apr. 21 – 27: Online Certification Exam opportunities! Exam fee is currently estimated at $35.


Questions?
Contact qwel@wsamarketing.com

Registration is required.
Confirmation email will include your personal webinar link.

Registration

2021: Mar 17 – Apr 20, 6:00 – 8:00 PM (Spanish)

Work toward a QWEL certificate in FREE, weekly, 2-hour, evening classes.

From watersheds to water budgets, audits and controller programming, you’ll learn the science and principles of water-efficient landscapes. Participant manual provided FREE. (Click here for a sneak peek.)

  • Participation is limited to individuals who live OR work in San Diego County.
  • Register once to attend one or more classes.

Instructor: Jaime Bayona, CLIA, CIC, CID, CLWM, CDIA-D, QWEL, Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply

Jaime brings tremendous experience; passion for sharing knowledge; and a special talent for engaging and inspiring students.

Time: 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Wed Mar. 17
Wed Mar. 24
Tue Mar. 30
Tue Apr. 6
Wed Apr. 14
Tue Apr. 20
Tue Apr. 27

Questions? Contact qwel@wsamarketing.com

Registration is required.
Confirmation email will include your personal webinar link.

Putting sustainable landscaping principles and rebate$ to work

Join us for this engaging, interactive webinar. Learn the principles of sustainable landscaping and discover significant rebates to help fund your properties’ improvements.

Takeaways include:  Understanding your properties’ mini watersheds, living soils and the roles of mulch and rebate$.

Who should attend:  Property and facility managers, governing board members and landscape teams.

Date/Time: March 31, 2021, 1 – 3 PM

Questions? Contact qwel@wsamarketing.com

Registration is required.
Confirmation email will include your personal webinar link.

Registration

Webinar made possible by the San Diego County Water Authority, its member agencies and the County of San Diego.