Qualified Water Efficient
Landscaper Training

Class Schedule

Get the QWEL advantage!
This professional 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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2020: Mar. 11 – Apr. 08, Encinitas (English)

Improve water use efficiency.
Techniques and principles from this course are must-haves for landscape designers, managers, maintenance and irrigation teams.

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

Training includes 4 sessions. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Wed.  Mar. 11:   8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Tue.   Mar. 24:  8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Tue.   Mar. 31:   8:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Wed.  Apr. 08:  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

Brittany Borden, CLIA, QWEL, BSLA
Area Specification & Public Agency Account Manager, Rain Bird

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

2020: Mar. 10 – Apr. 7, 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.   Mar. 10:   7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Fri.     Mar. 20:   7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
Wed.  Apr. 01:   7:30 AM – 2:00 PM – Field Audit
Tue.    Apr. 07:   7:30 AM – 11:00 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

Brittany Borden, CLIA, QWEL, BSLA
Area Specification & Public Agency Account Manager, Rain Bird

2019 CEUs: Managing water pressure and finding $$ for your customers (English)

Differentiate your team! Increase knowledge and earn continuing education hours.

Cost: None •  Parking: on nearby street  •  Refreshments
Date: Thu., Dec. 12:  7:30 – 10:00 AM

Topics:
This class meets QWEL and CLCA CEU guidelines.

  • Water pressure, elevation change and application rates
  • Pressure-regulating sprinkler bodies: New retrofit law and qualifying products
  • Rebate eligible: Products, programs, and $$ for your customers

Location:
Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply
1923 John Towers Avenue, El Cajon, CA 92020