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QWEL Catch up: Audit (Mar. 24), Exam (Mar. 30)

You can complete your Irrigation Audit Exercise and Exam this month. If you’ve taken QWEL training and want an audit refresher or exam opportunity, join us! Participation is limited to individuals who work or live in San Diego County. Irrigation Audit Exercise (virtual) Fri.   Mar. 24, 2023:  11:00 AM – 1:00 PM  FREE WEBINAR Print […]

March 22, 2023
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‘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 […]

August 24, 2020

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.

March 02, 2019

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.

February 13, 2019

858 San Diego landscape pros on the list

2018 closed with QWEL-trained pros passing the 850 mark!  If you haven’t participated yet, register today. Winter classes are filling fast.  

January 29, 2019

Winter is Training Season

Accelerate training this winter to give your team an installation and maintenance edge. Register today for QWEL professional training!

January 02, 2019

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).

July 31, 2018

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.

June 15, 2018

Why QWEL training now?

I learned how to better irrigate plants by better programming controllers. – N.N. , San Diego

Don’t miss winter training opportunities to improve your team’s knowledge and skill. Register your team today.

  • Convenient locations in North and East County.
  • QWEL earns “excellent” ratings from technicians, supervisors and managers.
  • FREE training for landscape professionals.

This popular, localized training returns to the region with additional support from the San Diego County Water Authority and its 24 member agencies.

If you have questions, contact WSA Marketing, QWEL program administrator: qwel@wsamarketing.com or 760.944.1509.

January 31, 2018

Is your name on the list?

More than 170 contractors, suppliers and organizations have taken advantage of QWEL training. You can make QWEL part of your professional development.  Choose from Wednesday or Thursday classes beginning Feb. 14 and 15. Register at least one member of your team today.

January 31, 2018