Baseline Technical Training

Now that you've invested in the best water management technology available, let us help you add to that investment with official courses from Baseline Technical Training. These courses are designed to advance your skills quickly and maximize the return on your investment. Our course curriculum covers topics that will help you use Baseline technology to maintain a healthy property and manage limited water resources. Invest some time to learn how to install, operate, and manage your system so you can get the most out of it.

Baseline offers different types of training to fit different schedules and different needs:

  • Online training sessions that include classes, an exam, and a completion certificate
  • Blended training with both online learning and live training experience
  • A resource library of videos and documents on the Baseline website that you can use to review specific training topics

A mix of both online and in-person sessions help meet your Baseline training needs. The in-person sessions allow for hands-on experience with Baseline products.

Baseline's Technical Training Portal

Visit the Baseline Technical Training Portal to create your Baseline Techincal Training account, review the current course list, take online classes and exams, and track your progress.

Note: New courses are continually being added in the Baseline Techinical Training Portal. so check back often!

Baseline Training Course Descriptions

Review our course descriptions below. For more details, click the links below to see the Sample Agendas.

Baseline Installer Training (Sample Agenda)

The Baseline Installer training is designed for contractors who will be installing Baseline equipment on upcoming projects. In this course, you'll get a solid understanding of everything necessary for a successful Baseline project installation. You'll learn about wire, grounding, controller communication, and other critical skills to get started with smart watering on a project.

At the end of the course, you will be presented with a short quiz that covers the material. With a passing score, you will receive a "Baseline Installation Training" certificate. The certificate can be presented to a Project Manager, General Contractor, and/or Designer as part of a submittals package. The certificate expires after 2 years and can be renewed. The registration fee for online Baseline Installer Training is $99.

Baseline Basics Online Training (Sample Agenda)

The Baseline Basics training will give you a solid understanding of Baseline fundamentals. You'll leave the online training knowing about all the products and solutions that Baseline has to offer, including Baseline's two-wire and conventional wire solutions, controller options, smart watering with biSensor™ soil moisture sensors, and WeatherAccess™.

You'll get a solid understanding of how to program both BaseStation 1000™ and BaseStation 3200™ controllers, and you'll learn about how BaseManager™ can be used to increase the ease and efficiency of a Baseline system. We'll also cover the basics of grounding and troubleshooting.

This class consists of 9 online training modules that average 15 minutes each and a short quiz that covers the material presented. Those looking for a certification should additionally attend an in-person Baseline Fundamentals Certification class. Check the class schedule for the next Baseline Fundamentals offering.The registration fee for Baseline Basics Online Training is $49.

Baseline Fundamentals Certification (Sample Agenda)

The Baseline Fundamentals Certification class builds on the Baseline Basics training class and enhances the online materials. You’ll get a deeper look at Baseline products and hands-on programming experience during this one-day, in-person class.

We’ll spend time programming both the BaseStation 1000™ and BaseStation 3200™controllers using scenarios that you're likely to see on your projects. We'll delve into BaseManager™ and discover how it can be used to increase the ease and efficiency of a Baseline system. We'll also spend time testing grounding and learning how to troubleshoot two-wire systems.

The Baseline Fundamentals Certification class is a 6-hour, in-person training session held at the Baseline office in Boise, Idaho. You can attend on either November 14, 2017, or December 12, 2017.

Upon completion of the Baseline Basics and the Baseline Fundamentals Certification class, you will receive a "Baseline Fundamentals" certificate that is valid for 2 years and can be renewed.

The registration fee for online Baseline Fundamentals Certification Training is $149.

IMPORTANT! Please enroll in and complete the Baseline Basics Training class prior to attending the Baseline Fundamentals Certification class.

Baseline Advanced Training

Baseline Advanced Training builds on the foundation of the Baseline Basic Training. You'll leave the Advanced Training course with a deep understanding of how to use Baseline products to solve real irrigation challenges.

In this course, you'll get hands-on experience with real-world situations. The course covers everything from strategies for effectively programming complicated irrigation schedules to using Baseline's powerful suite of water resource management solutions. Completion of the Basic Training course is a prerequisite for Advanced Training. The total registration fee for both the online and in-person components of Baseline Advanced Training is $299.

Baseline Radio Survey Certification

Attendees will learn the principles of successful radio applications and get hands-on training using a Baseline Radio Survey Kit to complete and qualify a site for Ethernet radio applications.

This class requires the purchase of a Radio Survey Kit. The Radio Survey Certification training is included in the cost of the kit. The Radio Certification training has an online component and an in-person session that is typically held immediately following an in-person Advanced Training session.

For more information about any of these training opportunities, please contact Dan Conger, Training Manager, at 760-855-1656

2017-2018 Baseline Technical Training Schedule

Here's the schedule of our upcoming training events:

Date Description
Any Baseline Installer Training, Online Course
Any Baseline Basics Training, Online Course
Prerequisite for the In-Person Fundamentals Certification Training
Nov 14, 2017 Baseline Fundamentals Certification Training, In-Person Course, Boise, ID
Dec 12, 2017 Baseline Fundamentals Certification Training, In-Person Course, Boise, ID
Jan 16, 2018 Baseline Basics Training, In-Person Course, Maryland - FULL
TBD Baseline Advanced Training, Online Course
Prerequisite for the In-Person Advanced Training
TBD Baseline Advanced Training, In-Person Course, Boise, ID
TBD Baseline Radio Training, Online Course
Prerequisite for the In-Person Radio Training
TBD Baseline Radio Training, In-Person Course, Boise, ID

Important: Seats in Baseline's in-person training classes are limited and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you have any questions, please call Dan Conger, Training Manager, at 760-855-1656