Upcoming events

    • 31 Aug 2016
    • 8:00 AM
    • 01 Sep 2016
    • 5:00 PM
    • MACC Convention Center in Miami, FL

    The Water Expo

    August 31-Sept 1, 2016
    MACC Convention Center in Miami, FL

    Click here to find out more.

    • 06 Sep 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Broward County Government Center East, Room 302, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

    The Broward County NatureScape Irrigation Service will host a Smart Irrigation Workshop of interest to Irrigation, Landscaping and Water Efficiency professionals.

    This workshop is to provide attendees with an overview of the latest in Smart Irrigation devices and hands-on experience with some common device types.

    Tuesday September 6, 2016, 8:30am – 12:00pm

    Location: Broward County Government Center East, 115 S. Andrews Avenue, Conference Room 302, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

    Coffee and bagels provided.

    Parking is available in the parking garage west of the Government Center on SW 2nd Street. Please bring your parking garage ticket to the meeting.

    Please RSVP to Robert Wanvestraut or call 954-519-1281.

    Click to download Workshop agenda.

    • 20 Sep 2016
    • 06 Dec 2016
    • 2 sessions
    • Webinar

    Exam Preparation Workshop Webinar - September and December 2016

    Join a Florida Irrigation Society sponsored Exam Preparation Workshop to prepare to take the required exams required to obtain a Florida Irrigation Contractor license. The webinar format is will allow those in remote areas or limited travel time to participate in the FIS classes designed specifically for irrigation contractors. Webinar Dates/Times:


    September 20-22, 2016 Business and Finance webinar; 4:00pm-8:00pm.
    September 28-29, 2016 Technical webinar; 4:00pm-8:00pm.


    December 6-8, 2016 Business and Finance webinar; 4:00pm-8:00pm.
    December 14-15, 2016 Technical webinar; 4:00pm-8:00pm.

    The sessions will be recorded so attendees can access them after the instruction period has ended. The webinars are 100% virtual - no need to travel! Registered attendees will be given a link to the webinar and instructions on how to participate.

    FEE COVERS: Live instruction by experienced exam prep instructor who has passed the license exam and study guides. Books are not included in fee. No Pass Guarantee: If attendee fails the exam, he/she may retake the workshop at no cost within 12 months of the exam.

    BOOKS: The Irrigation Contractor licensing exam is an open book exam. Books allowed as reference during the State Exam are recommended that webinar attendees have available for use during the session(s). A list of bookstores where you can purchase the books for members is available on the FIS website or by contacting the FIS Office.

    Topics Covered in Workshop: Business and Finance: Establishing the contracting business, managing administrative duties, managing trade operations, conducting accounting functions, managing human resources, and complying with government regulations. Technical: General review of content areas on the irrigation exam, and Florida exam, test-taking strategies, simplified method to perform math calculations, how to tab books for easy reference during exam, best use of time during exam, practice exams.

    COSTS: Business/Finance Workshop cost: $550; Technical Workshop cost: $495

    Click here to download registration form.

Past events

19 Jul 2016 Exam Prep Workshop Webinar - July 2016
22 Jun 2016 2016 Florida Water Summit
03 Feb 2016 Soil Moisture Sensor (SMS Training)
10 Nov 2015 Exam Prep Workshop Webinar
22 Sep 2015 Irrigation Site Manager Program - Introduction to Landscape Irrigation Maintenance in Florida
15 Sep 2015 The Water Expo - Fall Edition
04 Jun 2015 Exam Prep - Jacksonville - Business/Finance and Technical
02 Jun 2015 The Water Expo - Spring Edition
14 May 2015 Exam Prep Workshop - Business/Finance and Technical - ORLANDO
11 Apr 2015 20th Annual FIS Tampa Bay Chapter Golf Tournament
09 Apr 2015 Specialist Update
12 Mar 2015 Pests of Annuals and Perennials
04 Mar 2015 Florida Water Star Accredited Professional Training
03 Mar 2015 Aquatic Natural Areas Right of Way - Pesticide Applicator Licenses
26 Feb 2015 FIS Board of Directors Meeting
12 Feb 2015 Palms Pests
12 Feb 2015 Jacksonville Landscape Show
21 Jan 2015 Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
10 Jan 2015 Winter 2015 Ornamental & Turf Pest Management Workshop
11 Dec 2014 Pests of Trees, Shrubs, Groundcovers
17 Nov 2014 Irrigation Association - Irrigation Show & Education Conference
13 Nov 2014 Review and Exams Limited Certification Pesticide Applicator Licenses
05 Nov 2014 Turf Pest Management
23 Oct 2014 CEU Day
09 Oct 2014 Pest Management Basics
03 Oct 2014 Clase de Certificación de las Mejores Prácticas de Manejo para la Protección de los Recursos Hídricos por parte de las Industrias Verdes
29 Sep 2014 FIS's 2014 Licensure Exam Prep Workshop - Business & Finance
27 Sep 2014 FIS's 2014 Licensure Exam Prep Workshop - Technical
16 Sep 2014 The Water Expo
16 Jul 2014 2014 Florida Water Summit
08 Apr 2014 FIS's 2014 Licensure Exam Prep Workshop - South Florida
31 Mar 2014 FIS's 2014 Licensure Exam Prep Workshop - Technical
28 Feb 2014 FIS 2014 Winter Board Meeting
26 Feb 2014 FIS's 2014 Licensure Exam Prep Workshop
25 Feb 2014 Irrigation Specialty Contractor Exam
13 Feb 2014 FNGLA – NE Jacksonville Landscape Show
22 Jan 2014 2014 NW Florida Water Management Summit
22 Jan 2014 Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association Annual TPIE
17 Jan 2014 Florida Green Industries Best Management Practices Certification Class - In Spanish
31 Jul 2013 2013 Water Summit
18 Jun 2013 Irrigation Specialty Contractor Exam
01 May 2013 Training Course Offerings - To Be Determined
06 Apr 2013 Tampa Bay Chapter - 18th Annual Golf Tournament
26 Feb 2013 2013 Winter Meeting
29 Jan 2013 Irrigation Contractor Licensing Prep Course 2
29 Jan 2013 Irrigation Contractor Licensing Prep Course

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