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QWEL Training (English) - Castle Rock, CO

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Training date:

May 24, 2021 - May 26, 2021

Training time:

Training venue:

The Grange - 3692 Meadows Blvd., Castle Rock, CO 80109

Training Details

The South Metro Water Supply Authority (SMWSA) is pleased to offer the next QWEL class in Castle Rock, Colorado. 

COST: The fee for this certification course is $100.00. 

LOCATION: This QWEL class will be held at The Grange, 3692 Meadow Blvd., Castle Rock, CO 80109.  Please contact Mikal Martinez with SMWSA (mobile: 303-483-3143 or directly with any questions, for directions, or to let her know of any food allergies/restrictions you may have ahead of time.

MATERIALS: The reference manual PDF can be viewed HERE; no need to print it out. This book will be provided to you at the start of class. Everything you need for the irrigation audit will be provided. Lunch will be provided all three days. Be sure to bring a refillable water bottle, notepaper and pen, and a calculator (smartphones are allowed, provided you use only the calculator feature during the exam). Please bring and wear a mask as it is required. 

COVID CONSIDERATIONS: Please do not travel from another region to attend this class at this time. At check-in each day, staff will screen for fevers at the door and ask about any recent exposure or symptoms. Please stay home if you are feeling ill.  Please use hand sanitizer provided, appropriately socially distance, wear a mask, and, weather-permitting, lunch may be outside.

The QWEL curriculum includes the following sections:
1. Where Our Water Comes From
2. Sustainable Landscaping
3. Soils
4. Landscape Water
5. Irrigation Systems
6. Irrigation Maintenance & Troubleshooting
7. Irrigation Auditing
8. Irrigation Scheduling
9. Irrigation Controllers
10. Bringing It All Together


1. Monday, May 24, 2021 - 8:00a-5:00p

2. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 - 8:00a-5:00p

3. Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 8:00a-4:00p (folks may leave once they're done with their exam)

The class includes an irrigation audit and exam, both of which are required to earn the QWEL professional certification.  Please arrive on time and plan to attend the full course.


The link below will redirect you to, where you can register for this course.

To register for your QWEL account (create login/password), click HERE

If you already have a login and password, you can register for this May 24-26, 2021 QWEL Training HERE.

To pay for your ticket after you've registered for the class, please do that on EventBrite HERE