Irrigation Association’s Certification Exams

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Originally Aired - Tuesday, October 17 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Location: N201 (North Wing)


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Title: Irrigation Association’s Certification Exams

Cost: See Description for Details

Description:

The Irrigation Association’s Select Certified program sets the bar for industry professionals, recognizing exceptional commitment to irrigation best practices. If you want to get ahead in the irrigation business, get certified.  It’s the best way to tell customers, employers and peers that you know how to get the job done right. Whether you work in the turf and landscape, golf or agriculture sector or you design, install, audit or maintain irrigation systems, IA certification gives you a competitive edge, adds instant credibility and can help you take your career to the next level.

Please note that prior exam preparation is strongly recommended before registering for an exam.  Exam registration is non-refundable.  Please click on the link to find out more information on preparing for an exam.  

 

IA certification: 

  • prepares you for greater on-the-job responsibility.
  • opens doors to new projects and employment opportunities.
  • documents your expertise for potential clients and employers.
  • demonstrates your personal and professional achievement.

 

The Exam in Set A costs $200 for IA Members and $450 for Nonmembers.

A member of the IA team will follow up after registration to confirm your membership status and the one exam you wish to take from your Exam Set selection.

Set A: Certification Exams

Length of Exam

CAIS - Certified Agricultural Irrigation Specialists 

3-hour exam; 100 multiple-choice questions

 

Exams in Set B ​cost $250 for IA Members and $495 for Nonmembers. 

A member of the IA team will follow up after registration to confirm your membership status and the one exam you wish to take​ from your Exam Set selection.

Set B: Certification Exams

Length of Exam

CIC - Certified Irrigation Contractor

3½-hour exam; 150 multiple-choice questions

CGIA - Certified Golf Irrigation Auditor

3-hour exam; 125 multiple-choice questions

CID – Agriculture (General) - Certified Irrigation Designer

4-hour exam; 150 multiple-choice questions

CID - Agriculture Specialty (Drip-Micro)

4-hour exam; 75 multiple-choice questions

CID – Agriculture Specialty (Sprinkler) - Certified Irrigation Designer

4-hour exam; 50 multiple-choice questions

CID – Landscape (General) - Certified Irrigation Designer

3 ½-hour exam; 150 multiple-choice questions

CID – Landscape Specialty (Golf Course) - Certified Irrigation Designer

4-hour exam; 50 multiple-choice questions

CID – Landscape Specialty (Residential/Commercial) - Certified Irrigation Designer

4-hour exam; 100 multiple-choice questions

CLIA - Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor

3-hour exam; 125 multiple-choice questions

 

Exams in Set C costs $175 for IA Members and $300 for Nonmembers. 

A member of the IA team will follow up after registration to confirm your membership status and the one exam you wish to take from your Exam Set selection.

Set C: Certification Exams

Length of Exam

CIT - Certified Irrigation Technician (English)

3-hour exam; 100 multiple-choice questions

CIT - Certified Irrigation Technician (Spanish)

3-hour exam; 100 multiple-choice questions

 


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Irrigation Association

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