2-Wire System Technician

This class will introduce students to decoder systems in general, design principles, and installation techniques. Additional emphasis is given to grounding techniques and using a simple decoder system setup for hands-on operation and troubleshooting common decoder system faults.

Course Outline

Unit 1 2-Wire System Overview

Unit 2 2-Wire System Design

Unit 3 2-Wire System Installation

Unit 4 Grounding and Surge Protection

Unit 5 Troubleshooting 2-Wire System Faults

Unit 6 Review and Exam

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

1. Identify 2-Wire system components.

2. Identify 2-Wire system layouts.

3. Install 2-Wire system components.

4. Properly ground a decoder system.

5. Troubleshoot a Short, Open and an Earth Ground Voltage Fault in the ESP-LX two-wire path system.

Suggested Prerequisites

  • The participant should have working knowledge of the landscape irrigation system including sprinkler, valve, and controller installation.