Drainage Technician

This course is designed for any irrigation professional ready to learn about the basics and beyond of landscape drainage systems. Participants in this course will be presented with the common indicators and causes or drainage problems on a site and the products available to correct the issue. Learn to use industry standard tools for setting proper grade and slope for gravity fed drainage.

Course Outline

Unit 1 Determining if drainage problems exist

Unit 2 Soils and their effect on drainage conditions

Unit 3 Grading and slope

Unit 4 Drainage System Components

Unit 5 Drainage system design basics

Unit 6 Installation Methods

Learning Objectives

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

1. Identify common drainage system components

2. Identify site soil conditions

3. Utilize industry standard tools to measure slope and set proper grade

4. Design drainage systems

5. Install drainage systems

6. Manage and maintain drainage systems

Suggested Prerequisites