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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

LIUNA Training and Education Fund | Evaluated Learning Experience

Landscape 2 (Irrigation) LANDSCP.IS

Course Category: 
Location: 

LIUNA Pomfret, CT, and other LIUNA approved training centers

Length: 

40 hours.

Dates: 

April 2011 – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate basic math skills; calculate area and volume; describe how to convert engineer rule measurements to standard rule measurements; demonstrate basic squaring principles; demonstrate basic survey skills using laser and field level; describe basic building code regulations for landscape irrigation systems; describe six different types of backflow prevention systems; demonstrate sprinkler layout; demonstrate and interpret actual sprinkler layout for installation purposes; demonstrate low voltage value and timer wiring; demonstrate flushing sprinkler systems before installing nozzles; demonstrate correct PVC glue/welding procedure; demonstrate troubleshooting wiring problems; and install low voltage lighting in designated areas.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: basic math skills associated with landscape work, basic survey techniques, and a variety of water delivery systems. Several topics require students to perform tasks or demonstrate skills being taught.  Special emphasis is placed on following proper procedures and developing safe work habits.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Basic Construction or Landscape Construction (4/16). 

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