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Basic Irrigation License

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by eazy, May 18, 2004.

  1. eazy

    eazy LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 51

    Who in Texas offers statewide classes that are the best not only in helping you pass the state test but also teach you the most when your out on your own?

    Thanks for your time,
    eazy
     
  2. j9sheldon

    j9sheldon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 74

  3. thapco4

    thapco4 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Sundance is pretty good. I took the class from him and pased no problem. Actually finished the entire test before 12:30 pm.
    LI#10521
     
  4. JDavisTexas

    JDavisTexas LawnSite Member
    from DFW
    Messages: 42

    I am looking into adding irrigation to our services. How difficult is the test?
     
  5. thapco4

    thapco4 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 30

    Test isnt too bad. I had some knowledge of hydraulicsand engineering, but even without that, if you pay attention in class you should do ok. For me the hardest part was memorizing the backflows so that I knew which ones had which options, offered which protections, and where/how they are to be installed.
     
  6. LAWNSTAR1306

    LAWNSTAR1306 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    The test was not too hard except for the hydraulics section, I had to retest this section and passed the second time.. I trained with multi-services in San Marcos (Jim Pentecost) good instruction. Just pay attention in class and Study...Study....go online and find other irrigation sites to learn extra.. the next step is to find a mentor/irrigator that wont mind you tagging along to learn "real-world" procedures (thanks Scott)
     
  7. Merc145

    Merc145 LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 16

    Water Management Sytems was great for me. I have taken 7 State test and the irrgation test was by far the hardest for me.

    A friend used Sundance and had a great experienc also.

    FF/Paramedic/ Haz-Tech/Irri./
     
  8. aperfectlawn

    aperfectlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    Does anyone in Arkansas offer these things?
     

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