Courses

Landscape professionals and homeowners can learn about drip and low volume irrigation, including the basics of how a typical irrigation system works and steps to convert a traditional sprinkler zone into a a drip zone.


Saturday, April 4, 2020, BEC 0154
Learn to design, construct, repair and troubleshoot residential irrigation systems. This class covers basic hydraulic theory, how to obtain site information, determine irrigation requirements and water supply, select sprinklers and spacing ranges, and calculate pressure requirements.


March 5-26, 2020, BEC 0154
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental & Turf: Herbicide category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


Friday, March 20, 2020, BEC 0154
This course covers the use of herbicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits (pending approval by Dept of Agriculture).


Friday, March 20, 2020, BEC 0154
This course covers the use of insecticides and fungicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf to prepare for the Oregon pesticide certification exam in the Ornamental Turf: Insecticides/Fungicides category. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license. All materials included in class fee for students preparing to take the state exam (exam fee is not included).


Saturday, December 7, 2019, BEC 0154
This course covers the use of insecticides and fungicides in the establishment and maintenance of ornamental plants and turf for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits. Also approved for 8 hours of technical continuing education by the Oregon Landscape Contractor's Board (LCB). Pre-study material will not be mailed to recertification/continuing education students.


Saturday, December 7, 2019, BEC 0154
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Department of Agriculture Laws & Safety exam.


Friday, January 31, 2020, BEC 0154
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits (pending approval by the Dept of Agriculture).


Friday, January 31, 2020, BEC 0154
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use to prepare for the Oregon Private Pesticide Applicator license exam.


Saturday, February 8, 2020, RTEC 138
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 8 recertification credits (pending approval by the Dept of Agriculture).


Saturday, February 8, 2020, RTEC 138
Prepare for the Department of Agriculture Right of Way and Regulatory Weed Control exam in this 1.5-day class. Prerequisite: Pesticide Applicator Laws & Safety course or license.


February 20-21, 2020, BEC 0152
A review of federal and state pesticide laws, regulations and safe use for currently licensed applicators looking to earn 12 recertification credits (pending approval by the Dept of Agriculture).


February 20-21, 2020, BEC 0152