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Texas Irrigation Technician (IT) License

The Irrigation Technician (IT) License allows you to do the following work only under the supervision of a Licensed Irrigator:

  • Connection of a landscape irrigation system to a water supply
  • Installation of a backflow prevention device
  • Irrigation Systems:
    • Installation Direction
    • Maintenance
    • Alteration
    • Repair
    • Service

How to Get the Irrigation Technician (IT) License in Texas?

  1. Complete the Irrigation Technician Course OR the Basic Irrigator Licensing Training Course
  2. Submit the TCEQ online Application Form
  3. Present a Criminal History Attestation
  4. Pay the established fee
  5. Wait for the approval letter to be mailed to the address on your application
  6. Contact your Testing Center, or your TCEQ Regional Office for exam details
  7. Pass the applicable exam with a minimum score of 70 percent for each section
  8. Expect a response from the Commission after the validation of the registration
  9. If needed, contact the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on the process

Texas Irrigation Technician (IT) License Exam

Below is the available information related to the Irrigation Technician (IT) CBT exam. All candidates for licensing must fulfill the pre-approval requirements of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, before they can register to present the computer-based test. Following authorization, applicants may take the initial test plus up to three retests over the course of one year at the corresponding Registered Test Center. Access to the license exam will not be granted if the candidate does not qualify to retake the test. Depending on the testing location, applicants who fail the initial test may retake it (once) immediately and on the same day, but they shall return on another date to attempt the other three of the four chances that are given.

Texas Irrigation Technician (IT) Trade Exam

  • Testing Company: TCEQ
  • Time Allowed: 3 Hours
  • Subjects Involved:
    • Installation of backflow prevention devices
    • Landscape irrigation system connections to water supplies
    • Irrigation system maintenance, alteration, repair, and service