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Certified Irrigation Contractor

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Irrigation Association
Certified Irrigation Contractor
6540 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, Virginia


Certified irrigation contractors install, maintain and repair irrigation systems.
Execute irrigation projects to meet all specifications and requirements.
Prepare installation sites, including layout, staking, excavation, boring, trenching, grading and back-filling.
Cut and join pipe, know the limitations of different piping systems, and understand basic hydraulics.
Lay out and install piping and water delivery components; backflow prevention components; mechanical, hydraulic and electrical irrigation controls; and other irrigation system components.
Troubleshoot and repair irrigation components and systems.
Understand good business practices; construction contracts and their legal rights and obligations; and licensing laws and codes in their state.

Certified Irrigation Contractor Website


Work Experience Required? Yes

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 2 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is accredited by NCCA.
Read more about NCCA.

This certification is related to Career and Technical Education Career Clusters.
Read more about career clusters.

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