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Irrigation Competency Card

Florida Department of Health in Volusia County Environmental Health

To obtain an irrigation contractor competency card, here is a checklist to follow:
  • Download the Competency Card Packet. The application form is in this packet.

  • Pay a non-refundable application fee.

  • Submit with application the following information:

    • Notarized letter from previous employers verifying at least two years of experience in working with the installation and servicing of irrigation systems.

    • Photocopy of Driver's License.

  • We then will sign off as a sponsor so that you can take the Irrigation Installation Exam and the Business and Law Exam . The exams require a passing score of at least 75 percent on each exam. Exam results are faxed to us. We will then contact you or you may contact us at 386-274-0546 to schedule a time to come in and complete the competency card process. At this time you will need the following items:

    • Certificate of Insurance (Liability/Property Damage/Worker's Comp) with the Florida Department of Health Volusia County listed as the certificate holder. (A Work Comp Exemption Certificate can replace Worker's Comp Insurance for companies with no employees).

    • A photo will also be taken of you - this photo will be applied to the competency ID card you will be issued after meeting all the requirements.

    • Testing for Competency Card. The applicant shall submit to a written examination which shall be prepared, graded, and proctored by Thomson/Prometric to test the qualifications of the applicant to perform the installation and repair of pumps, pumping equipment, and irrigation systems in Volusia County. In order to be eligible for certification, the applicant shall obtain a passing grade of 75 percent or higher on the required examination and a passing grade of 75 percent or higher on the two hour Business and Law examination.