SiteControl Technician

This hardware training is designed to introduce and instruct the technician responsible for the maintenance, upkeep, troubleshooting and repair of the SiteControl Central Control irrigation system. Training is focused on each of the system’s hardware components followed with hands-on installation activities with the Central Controller, Two-Wire-Interface SAT, Two-Wire-Interface LINK and field sensors. Various communication protocols will be demonstrated in both primary and secondary communication paths. Weather station installation & maintenance is also covered.


Course Outline

Unit 1 Intro to SiteControl Technician

Unit 2 Overview of SiteControl

Unit 3 Two-Wire Interface – TWI SAT/LINK

Unit 4 Satellite Controllers & Field Decoders

Unit 5 Sensors

Unit 6 Weather Station(s)

Unit 7 Two-Wire and Link Exercises

Unit 8 Review & Examination

Learning Objectives

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

1. List the Communication Protocols available for the SiteControl Central Control System.

2. Define the difference between a 2-Wire and LINK Secondary Communication Path.

3. Demonstrate programming the Pulse Transmitter 3002 and 322.

4. Demonstrate operation of the SiteControl Central Control System using various Primary and Secondary Communication Protocols.

Suggested Prerequisites

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