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Irrigation Efficiency - Face-to-Face

Irrigation Efficiency - Face-to-Face


This course is designed to provide candidates the knowledge and ability to become an Irrigation Efficiency professional. Candidates will be required to put to practice designing, operating and maintaining irrigation efficient system, in their own workplace environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gathering irrigation water-use data
  • Testing landscape sprinkler irrigation systems
  • Compiling water records
  • Basic irrigation scheduling
  • Determining irrigation water requirements
  • Basic system trouble shooting
  • Developing system maintenance strategies
  • Checking pressure and flow rates
  • Conducting a water application distribution test
  • Collecting data to determine irrigation uniformity and efficiency
  • Assessing soil texture and root zone depths

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking to be involved in irrigation installation or irrigation management.

Units of Competency

  • AHCIRG338 Troubleshoot irrigation system
  • AHCIRG337 Measure irrigation delivery system performance
  • AHCIRG346 Operate pressurised irrigation systems

How to study

Mode of Delivery

The Course will be delivered Face-to-Face.

Students will be certified on completion of the course (no post-course assessments).

Course Program & Duration

The Course is delivered over 3 full days Face-to-Face from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Local Time).

This course must be completed within 3 months from enrolment.

Course Schedule

17 - 19 May 2023

8:30am - 4:30pm (Local Time)


Entry Requirements

Students will be required to successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at Certificate III level.

Students require Basic computer knowledge and skills in order to download course materials and complete online Post-Course Assessments. 

Course Fees

Funding is available for eligible participants who meet the required criteria as listed below.

         Company Member              Individual Member              Non-Member         Eligible Funded Participants  
Full Course        $965   $1,129   $1,255    $530  


Funding Criteria

Participants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for funding:

  • reside or work in South Australia
  • Be aged 16 years or over, and not enrolled in school


  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen: or
  • be a permanent Australian resident: or
  • hold a State sponsored Visa on a pathway to permanent residency: or
  • hold a humanitarian temporary Visa of a class specified by the Minister from time to time

If you meet the above criteria and apply for a funded spot you must supply appropriate evidence to support you meet the criteria. 

Cancellation Refund Policy

  • Cancellations received more than ten days in advance of the commencement of the training course will be subject to a 10% administration fee of the course fee paid, unless the student is able to transfer to a future course, in which case no penalty will be applied
  • Cancellations received between 5 and 10 working days before commencement of the course may forfeit 50% of the course fee
  • Cancellations within 5 working days of the commencement of the course may forfeit 100% of the course fee, unless the student is able to transfer to a future course, in which case a 10% penalty may apply
  • By prior arrangement substitution of a student may be acceptable without incurring additional costs and must be approved by Irrigation Australia Training before commencement of the course
  • Non-attendance without notice will result in the full course fee being charged

How to Enrol

  • Download and read the IAL Handbook Training Terms and Conditions
  • Click on the 'Register Now' button
  • Complete the online enrolment form that you will receive after you register
  • Ensure payment is made seven (7) days prior to course commencement
  • Resources will be made available to download after the online enrolment form is completed

Note:   If registrations have closed, please contact our office T. (07) 3517 4000 and speak to a member of our training team regarding enrolment under special consideration.

Next Steps in your Career

Wondering what course to do next to promote your Irrigation Career?

Check out our Meter Installation and Validation Course.

The course offers candidates the skills and knowledge to become an irrigation meter installer and validator. This training course provides a hands-on learning experience and in-field assessment on candidates skill and knowledge in accordance with the Australian standard AS4747, when installing and validating non-urban water meters in rural environments. On successfully completion you would be issued a National Recognised Statement of Attainment and hold the qualifications for the following units of Competencies.

  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • NWPGEN018 Follow environmental and licensing procedures
  • NWPIWS004 Install meters for rural water supplies
  • NWPIWS006 Maintain meter for rural water supplies
  • NWPNET019 Prepare and restore worksites
  • NWPENT029 Locate, identify and protect utilities

Funding available for eligible participants.

Wednesday, 17 May 2023 to
Friday, 19 May 2023
8:30 am
Company Member $965, Individual Member $1,129.50, Non-Member $1,255, Funded $530

Adelaide SA
2.00 CPD Points