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Anyone know where I can attend classes to learn irrigation

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Eileenc, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. Eileenc

    Eileenc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Hi - I live in the NY area and am interested in learning the irrigation profession. Any ideas where I can attend class? Thanks Eileen
     
  2. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,668

    not sure where to take classes where you are but in suffolk county ny the vocational school has adult classes at night. you can also find info here http://irrigationtutorials.com/
     
  3. Eileenc

    Eileenc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Hi Greenmonster - Thanks for reply. What is the name of that vocational school in Suffolk - Im interested... Thanks.
     
  4. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    I think Boces had some last season. I am pretty sure they had like 3 different levels of classes too. I never received the course book this season so I don't know if they still have them.
     
  5. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,668

    i got their book last week and it has irrigation classes in the fall
     
  6. dago52

    dago52 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    You may want to check with your local irrigation companies in your area. My local company puts on a couple classes a year for their customers. In Louisiana, you must now have a licsense to install an irrigation system.
     
  7. Eileenc

    Eileenc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    Which Boces in Suffolk - I called Boces in Nassau and they sd they didnt have any irrigation classes. Do u know the location in Suffolk? Thanks so much for the info - really appreciate it. If u wouldn't mind can u fax me the information at 516-829-5527 to my attention (Eileen) on the irrigation classes u saw in the book.
     
  8. Captain K

    Captain K LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    eileen curley, I'll tell u where I learn mine and how its free but just how bad u want to learn....As for me I just offer my free labor for a will teach knowledge from any contractor that u know or saw them doing a job..(really)Just ask who ever is in charge that u want to help for free and beleive me they will teach u its hand on....U got to find time to just work with them..That's how I learn mine and in a long run that free labor is your gain....
     

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