‘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 […]
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.
Winter is Training Season
Accelerate training this winter to give your team an installation and maintenance edge. Register today for QWEL professional training!
Sustainable Landscaping: perfect CEU course
Sustainable landscapes are increasingly required by regulation like the California Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance. Learn how design, construction and maintenance practices can contribute to healthy habitats, clean storm water and resource conservation. Earn two 2018 continuing education units (CEUs).
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.
Spanish! Register for Oct. 9 class
Don’t miss this excellent FREE training! San Diego’s first 2018 Spanish course begins Oct. 9. and features instructor Jaime Bayona, CLIA, QWEL, CIC, CID, CLWM, CLIA-D, one of the industry’s most qualified and engaging instructors.
25 Classes! Are you one of San Diego’s QWEL?
Another group of landscape professionals wrapped up their training with the QWEL exam in June. They participated in our first evening and weekend education series, which was generously hosted by Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, in Encinitas. Instructor Jaime Bayona, of Smart Irrigation Consulting and WSA Marketing’s Susan Hahm facilitated the training. Have you […]
Exam: June 29 is last chance before Fall
Register today to take the QWEL exam. We’re offering it in English and Spanish on Thursday, June 29. The schedule is: 5:00 PM Review (Spanish and English in separate classes) and 6:00 PM exam. The maximum exam time is 2 1/2 hours. We’ll meet at Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Parish Center Building, 1001 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas 92024