Irrigation Technology

The goal of this course is to introduce students to irrigation systems, the basic math and physics necessary to understand system hydraulics and design capacity, as well as best management practices. Students will become acquainted with the latest technology in irrigation systems and plant-soil-water concepts as well as design, install, and maintain uniform, efficient, and sustainable irrigation systems as they continue to build their knowledge of landscape irrigation management. Additional topics include electric and hydraulic troubleshooting, repair, efficiency, and water conservation practices. The course will be a combination of lecture, discussion, and hands-on activities. Students will revise career and educational goals, and evaluate their plan for achievement, enhance personal, leadership, and career skills and continue progress in individual Supervised Agriculture Experience Program, maintain records through the online record keeping system, and evaluate program progress based on records. Students will be involved in the FFA leadership organization.

*Industry certificate available

 

Course Subject
Course Number
CTE 9357
Grade Level
9-12
Course Duration
2 Semesters
Course Credit
2.0
Prerequisite
N/A
Course Fee
$20.00 FFA Membership - required by state