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CANCELLED-Low Voltage Irrigation: Technical Training (PLT Relicensure) (DOLI Course Code 20160134)
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CANCELLED-Low Voltage Irrigation:  Technical Training (PLT Relicensure) (DOLI Course Code 20160134)

THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. This class will satisfy eight hours (2 hours of code, 6 hours of technical training) of continuing education requirements for the Power Limited Training Licensure. This class is orientated specifically towards the irrigation specialist. DOLI Course Code 20160134

3/24/2016
When: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Please arrive for registration at 7:30 AM. The program begins at 8:00 AM
Where: MNLA Office
1813 Lexington Avenue N
Roseville, Minnesota  55113
United States
Contact: 651-633-4987

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Register above or Click Here for a registration form to mail or fax to the MNLA Office.

Registration: 7:30am–8:00am

Program: 8:00am–5:00pm

Cost:  Register by March 10:  MNLA Members: $129; Non-Members: $159 | After March 10:  MNLA Members: $149; Non-Members: $179

 

This class is recognized by the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry as satisfying eight hours (2 hours of code, 6 hours of technical training) of continuing education requirements for the Power Limited Training Licensure. This class is orientated specifically towards the irrigation specialist. DOLI Course Code 20160134.

TRAINING WILL INCLUDE: 

Code Application of Common Installation Processes Pertinent to the Irrigation Industry

  • Bonding
  • Grounding
  • Surge Arrester
  • Location parameters (Dry, Damp, Wet)
  • Product parameters (Rainproof, Raintight, Watertight, Weatherproof)
  • Space around equipment – needs for servicing

Performing and Measuring Power Limited Electrical Work Terms and Processes 

  • Nominal Voltage and peak to peak voltage
  • Actual electrical measurements and what it means
  • Judging if equipment is adequate for a specific application
  • Installation/execution of work
  • Mounting and unused openings
  • Splices – selection and installation
  • Wires used vs. equipment needs and environmental conditions
  • Installation and techniques for underground installation
  • Installation and techniques for above ground installation

2-Wire Systems

  • Principals of 2-wire systems
  • Types of 2-wire system signals
  • Installation of 2-wire systems
  • Troubleshooting of 2-wire systems
  • Adding new technology to 2-wire systems

Locating Equipment

  • Types of locating equipment
  • New technology in locating equipment
  • Built-in locating/diagnostics in landscape irrigation controls & software

Code Terms & Definitions

Code Section Sample Projects – Dos/Don’ts

  • Controls
  • Controllers
  • Peripherals

Emerging Remote Control & Water Management Technologies

  • Selection
  • Installation & Operation
  • The Internet of Things

Instructors:

Andrew Lindquist is the owner of Links Systems, Inc, providing consultation and online development for the horticultural industry. He has 35+ years experience in classroom, online, and professional presentations for both public and private institutions. Lindquist is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture with a minor in Business Management. His past work experience includes: golf course superintendent/manager; post secondary vocational instructor in landscape/golf maintenance/irrigation design and installation; sales person and area manager for local and international based manufacturers.

Tim Malooly is a tireless advocate for water-efficient irrigation and is a leader in the irrigation industry, nationally and in the Upper Midwest. In 2008, he received the EPA WaterSense Partner of the Year Award – the first irrigation professional to be so honored. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Nursery & Landscape Association (MNLA) and chairs its Government Affairs Committee. He formerly led MNLA’s Irrigation Industry Committee. Tim has been a member of the Gopher State One Call Board and the Minnesota State Board of Electricity. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Parking is free. Morning coffee and lunch are included.


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