FROM ZERO TO CONFIDENCE
Introductory courses that give you everything you need to know to install, service and sell new services.
Companies may purchase a pass allowing unlimited employees to take unlimited classes for $399.
Landscape Lighting 1
For landscape contractors interested into expanding their business to include landscape lighting. Students will learn fundamental design principals for landscape lighting projects, including various n techniques and how to achieve them. This class will also break down he components of a project, with special emphasis on the use of LED technology as it becomes the mainstream method of lighting. Come prepared to use both the left and right sides of your brain, to learn both the aesthetics of lighting as well as the engineering behind planning a system. $49 / $25 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for four hours of continuing education for PLAs.
NEWBURGH: Wednesday, February 7, 8:30am - 12:30pm
FISHERS: Tuesday, February 13, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
FT. WAYNE: Tuesday, February 20, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Water features are a perfect addition to any customer’s outdoor living area and can be anything from a small bubbling feature to full size pond. Let our manufacturers teach you about the different options that are available and help you profit by providing your customer with the water feature of their dreams.
Immerse your customers landscape with unmatched sound. It’s easy to do - and easy to make a big profit at it. We’ll teach you what products to us, how to quote & sell them, and how to install them. Your customers will be thanking you - believe us!
Irrigation for Landscapers
For contractors with no irrigation experience. In this class students will learn about the basic components of an irrigation system that they are most likely to encounter while doing landscaping work. Special attention will be paid to demystifying controllers, sorting out the difference between various kinds of sprinkler heads, and understanding how irrigation interacts with plant life. $49 / $25 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for three hours of continuing education for PLAs and pre-approved for three IA Certification CEUs.
FISHERS: Wednesday, February 28, 1:30 – 4:30 pm
Irrigation 1: Residential Irrigation Design, Installation & Service
For contractors with no irrigation experience or some experience, who are looking to develop a more coherent understanding of how a system works and how to troubleshoot it. In this class students will learn to identify the basic irrigation components, understand the basic layout of a residential system, learn best installation practices and recognize and resolve common irrigation problems. $99 / $49 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for eight CEU credits for IA Certifications.
FISHERS: Tuesday, February 6, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Lunch provided
Wi-Fi Controllers / Technology
Are your customers asking about controlling their outdoor living equipment with their smart phones yet? If not, they will be soon! Irrigation, landscape lighting, and outdoor speaker systems are among the many outdoor living items that are now internet connected through Wi-Fi. This class is designed to help you understand more about these Wi-Fi connections, so that you can sell and install Wi-Fi enabled products with confidence. $49 / $25 for each additional employee Designed to qualify for three CEU credits for IA Certifications.
NEWBURGH: Wednesday, February 21, 8:30am - 11:30am
FISHERS: Tuesday, February 27, 8:30am - 11:30am
FORT WAYNE: Tuesday, March 6, 8:30am - 11:30am
FROM COMPETENCE TO EXPERTISE
Advanced courses designed to help experienced contractors develop their expertise and maintain their certifications.
Landscape Lighting 2
This class will go more in depth on the aspects of an advanced landscape lighting job. It will discuss selling and designing an advanced interactive landscape lighting systems and will go over the different Wi-Fi options that are available. In addition, this class will discuss zoning & dimming capabilities of an advanced systems, color changing options, and will go over Bluetooth options available as well as improving Wi-Fi signals. There will be some hands-on training included in this course. $49 / $25 for additional employees.
FORT WAYNE: Tuesday, February 20th, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
FISHERS: Tuesday, February 21st, 8:30am - 12:00pm
NEWBURGH: Thursday, February 22nd, 8:30am - 12:00pm
Irrigation 2: Advanced Residential and Commercial Irrigation Design, Installation & Service
For experienced contractors interested in learning about more complex irrigation systems. In this class students will learn about more advanced irrigation components capable of handling larger water loads and more complicated control programs, understand the principles behind design decisions for these components, identify best practices for installation and learn advanced troubleshooting techniques for servicing these systems. $99 / $49 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for eight CEUs for IA Certifications.
FISHERS: Wednesday, February 7, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Lunch Provided
To understand pumps is to understand the hydraulic principles that govern the entire irrigation system, so while this class is designed for the more experienced contractor looking to deepen his understanding of pumps, it is also a good course for beginners to develop their understanding of the interaction between flow rates and pressure, the role of atmospheric pressure and elevation change, and all of the hydraulic variables that affect how well the last sprinkler on the line works. Students will leave this class with a better understanding of hydraulic concepts, the ability to specify the proper size and type of pump a given application, best practices for installing pumps and troubleshooting techniques. $49 / $25 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for four CEUs for IA Certifications.
FISHERS: Thursday, February 8, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
FT. WAYNE: Wednesday, February 14, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Two Wire Irrigation
For experienced contractors. In this class students will learn the principles of two-wire irrigation, identify its components and understand the costs associated with two-wire installation and service. Additionally, students will leave with an understanding of troubleshooting techniques and the most typical problems that arise with these systems. $49 / $25 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for four CEUs for IA Certifications.
FISHERS: Thursday, February 8, 1-5pm
For contractors with some irrigation experience: this class is a condensation of the service components of Irrigation 1 and 2. In this class, students will learn the principles that govern an efficient approach to irrigation service, including troubleshooting techniques for pumps, valves, controllers and heads, how to use wire tracking and electrical testing equipment, and how to efficiently repair different types of typical system problems. $49 / $25 for additional employees. Designed to qualify for four CEUs for IA Certifications.
FT. WAYNE: Tuesday, February 13th, 12:30pm – 4:30 pm