Irrigation 100 Hours Certificate Course
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Irrigation 100 Hours Certificate Course
Irrigation course online. Understand the basics of irrigation. This course will teach you to design and manage simple irrigation systems for agricultural applications.
You will learn to understand the soil characteristics that affect irrigation needs (such as drainage and water holding capacity) and to estimate plant needs, plus about different irrigation systems, irrigation scheduling and equipment. Learn to understand and use this increasingly important aspect of agriculture.
Learning Goals: Irrigation BAG213
- Explain the significance of soil in irrigation.
- Explain how to determine when to irrigate in agricultural situations.
- Manage irrigation in agricultural situations.
- Explain the significance of different aspects of moving water including: drainage, pumps, filters, storage, recirculation, and re-use.
- Select an appropriate irrigation system for a given agricultural situation.
- Explain the principles of design for a simple irrigation system.
- Design a simple irrigation system.
- Oversee the installation of an irrigation system.
Lesson Structure: Irrigation BAG213
There are 10 lessons:
1 Introduction to Irrigation
- Sources of water
- Soil & water
- How to improve water quality
2 Soil Characteristics & Problems
- Understanding soils
- Different soils are suited to different purposes
- Sodicity, pH and salinity
- Drainage, infiltration and uniformity
3 Estimating Plant Needs & Irrigation Scheduling
- When to irrigate
- Measuring water availability to plant
- Rooting depths of plants
- Irrigation calculations
- Estimating water requirements of plants
- Crop scheduling
- Water volumes and duration
- Waste water treatment using reed beds
- Suitable plants
- Dams/Water storage
- Improving soils
5 Types of Irrigation Systems
- Traveling Sprinklers
- Conventional Systems
- Sprinkler Heads
- Flood Irrigation Systems
- Water Volumes & Duration
6 Trickle Systems
- Trickle Irrigation
- Microjet Irrigation Provides Many of the Answers
- Maintaining your Trickle Irrigation
- Trickle Irrigation: Prevention Of Clogging
7 Design Specifications
8 Pumps & Filters
- Comparison of pump heads
- Pumps & Pressure Systems
9 Selecting the Right System For a Plant
- Flood irrigation
- Sprinkler irrigation
- Trickle irrigation
- Irrigation of vines
- Efficient orchard irrigation
10 Design & Operation of Systems.
- Cyclic watering
- Pulse watering
- Sprinkler spacing
- Electrical factors
- Electric automatic systems
This course is taught by:
The quality of this course is second to none, from the in-depth learning you will get to the expert individual mentoring you will receive throughout your studies. The mentors for this course are:
BSc in Applied Plant Biology (Botany) Univ. London 1983.
City and guilds: Garden Centre Management, Management and Interior Decor (1984)
Management qualifications in training with retail store. Diploma in Hort level 2 (RHS General) Distinction.
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|Course Qualification (Study Option A)||Endorsed Qualification from TQUK - Training Qualifications UK, an Ofqual Approved Awarding Organisation - Completed written assignments, plus final exam (N.B. Some courses have Final Project alternative).|
|Course Qualification (Study Option B)||Certificate of Attainment from ADL - Completed written assignments only - no final exam.|
|Comparative Credits Information||UK Course Credits: 10 - U.S. Credit Hours: 3 - when compared to regulated courses.|
|Course Duration and Deadlines||100 hours approx. Course hours given are a guide only. Work at your own pace with no assignment deadlines or completion date. You are in control!|
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