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Alabama Water Operator Continuing Education

AYPO Tech provides high-quality continuing education for water operators in the state of Alabama. Licensed Alabama Water Operators are required to complete their CE hours within the three year period prior to their license expiring: that's where we come in!

This education will not only fulfill the requirements you need to continue to be licensed by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) or Albama Onsite Wastewater Board, but it also gives you high quality training to be successful in your profession. Once you finish your course, you will have an official certificate of completion available to print or save for your records.

Wastewater

$99 TOP SELLER

10-Hour Package for Onsite Wastewater Operators

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Save with our 10 Hour Package for Onsite Wastewater Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

This package is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Introduction to Water Technology

clock hour icon 5h course

This course introduces operators to the hydrologic cycle and its effects on the structure and functions of water and wastewater systems. From there, we discuss water collection, treatment, and distribution, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of water.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Wastewater Treatment Processes

clock hour icon 5h course

This course provides an overview of wastewater treatment, including the physical separation of solids, chemical treatment processes, biological processes, and solids treatment and disposal.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

clock hour icon 5h course

This course provides details on a variety of wastewater equipment, including pumping stations, screening equipment, grinding equipment, grit removal systems, sludge and scum collection apparatus, and flow measurement devices. For each piece of equipment, we will cover major parts, start-up, operation, shutdown, maintenance, and safety.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Piping Systems: Part 2

clock hour icon 5h course

This course dives further into piping systems by discussing the smaller components that make piping systems function, including fittings, common and special valves, strainers, filters, traps, and accessories. Preventative and repair maintenance for these components are also discussed.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Pumps: Part 1

clock hour icon 5h course

This course introduces operators to pumping systems, hydraulics, basic pumping terminology, and pump curves. We will also look at a number of pump types, including end-suction centrifugal pumps, propeller pumps, turbine pumps, and rotary pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Pumps: Part 2

clock hour icon 5h course

This course continues looking at additional pump types, including reciprocating pumps, metering pumps, and special purpose pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation. We also discuss sealing devices, including packing and mechanical seals, bearings, lubrication, and installation.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

6-Hour Package for Onsite Wastewater Operators

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Save with our 6 Hour Package for Onsite Wastewater Operators. This package includes the following courses:

  • Wastewater Treatment Processes
  • Fluid Mechanics

This package is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$59

AL Piping Systems: Part 1

clock hour icon 5h course

This course introduces operators to piping systems and familiarizes them with the larger components that make piping systems function, including metallic and nonmetallic piping, tubing, and hoses.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$19

AL Fluid Mechanics

clock hour icon 1h course

This course explains how fluids behave, especially under pressure and in motion. This lesson is divided into two major parts. The first concerns fluids at rest and describes the properties fluids have when they are standing still. The second half treats the subject of fluids in motion.

This course is for ONSITE WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

Water

$180

Alabama 24 Hour Package - 24 CEH

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Save on our Alabama 24 Hour Continuing Education (CEH) Package. Course Includes: Surface Water (3 CEH), Source Water (2.5 CEH), Coagulation (3 CEH), Sedimentation (3 CEH) Disinfection (2.5 CEH), Corrosion (3 CEH), Oxidation (2 CEH), Membrane Processes (2 CEH) and Pipelines (3 CEH).

This package is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.7 101 Reviews
$165

Alabama 21 Hour Package - 21 CEH

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Save on our Alabama 21 Hour Continuing Education (CEH) Package. Course Includes: Surface Water (3 CEH), Source Water (2.5 CEH), Coagulation (3 CEH), Sedimentation (3 CEH) Disinfection (2.5 CEH), Corrosion (3 CEH), Oxidation (2 CEH) and Membrane Processes (2 CEH).

This package is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.7 25 Reviews
$59

AL Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

clock hour icon 5h course

This course provides details on a variety of wastewater equipment, including pumping stations, screening equipment, grinding equipment, grit removal systems, sludge and scum collection apparatus, and flow measurement devices. For each piece of equipment, we will cover major parts, start-up, operation, shutdown, maintenance, and safety.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$59

AL Piping Systems: Part 1

clock hour icon 5h course

This course introduces operators to piping systems and familiarizes them with the larger components that make piping systems function, including metallic and nonmetallic piping, tubing, and hoses.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$59

AL Piping Systems: Part 2

clock hour icon 5h course

This course dives further into piping systems by discussing the smaller components that make piping systems function, including fittings, common and special valves, strainers, filters, traps, and accessories. Preventative and repair maintenance for these components are also discussed.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$59

AL Pumps: Part 1

clock hour icon 5h course

This course introduces operators to pumping systems, hydraulics, basic pumping terminology, and pump curves. We will also look at a number of pump types, including end-suction centrifugal pumps, propeller pumps, turbine pumps, and rotary pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$59

AL Pumps: Part 2

clock hour icon 5h course

This course continues looking at additional pump types, including reciprocating pumps, metering pumps, and special purpose pumps. For each pump type, we will discuss internal parts, construction, and operation. We also discuss sealing devices, including packing and mechanical seals, bearings, lubrication, and installation.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$59

AL Introduction to Water Technology

clock hour icon 5h course

This course introduces operators to the hydrologic cycle and its effects on the structure and functions of water and wastewater systems. From there, we discuss water collection, treatment, and distribution, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of water.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$59

AL Wastewater Treatment Processes

clock hour icon 5h course

This course provides an overview of wastewater treatment, including the physical separation of solids, chemical treatment processes, biological processes, and solids treatment and disposal.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

$45

Alabama Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 CEH

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This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

This course will provide an overview of water distribution system operation. You will learn the basics of the entire water distribution system as we cover topics such as pipeline operations, pumps and motors, meters, valves and hydrants, SCADA systems, and much more.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.7 31 Reviews
$30

Alabama Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 CEH

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Coagulation refers to the process of using chemicals that collect contaminants in water, creating larger particles that are easier to remove. Flocculation is the process of mixing these chemicals in the water to ensure higher rate of contact between coagulants and contaminates. In this course, we'll delve into the details of this fascinating water treatment process.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 17 Reviews
$30

Alabama Corrosion Control - 2.5 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

In our Corrosion Control course you will learn about the effects of corrosion on a water distribution system, the effects of contamination due to corrosion, and corrosion mitigation techniques.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 13 Reviews
$30

Alabama Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 CEH

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Our Sedimentation and Filtration course focuses on the role that particle removal plays in the surface water treatment process and how necessary it is in producing safe drinking water that meets EPA standards.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.8 18 Reviews
$30

Alabama Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 CEH

clock hour icon 3h course

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Discover how meters, valves and hydrants play vital roles in the delivery of safe drinking water to the public.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 26 Reviews
$30

Alabama Pipelines - 3 CEH

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

In our Pipelines course, students will discover the many important factors of operating, installing or maintaining a water distribution pipeline system.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.5 23 Reviews
$30

Alabama Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 CEH

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

This course will provide an overview of surface water treatment plant operations. You will learn about surface water treatment regulations, and the basics of treatment processes, coagulation and flocculation, filtration, disinfection, corrosion control, and much more.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 17 Reviews
$25

Alabama Groundwater Wells - 2.5 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Our Groundwater Wells course is designed to introduce and cover the basic components and operation of groundwater wells along with the fundamentals of maintaining safe drinking water from this types of water source.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 14 Reviews
$25

Alabama Disinfection - 2.5 CEH

clock hour icon 2.50h course

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Our Disinfection course focuses on the critical role that pathogen destruction and inactivation plays in the surface water treatment process and how necessary it is in producing safe drinking water that meets EPA standards.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.5 19 Reviews
$25

Alabama Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 2.5 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Whether your water comes from a lake, stream or groundwater basin, understanding your source is the first step in providing safe drinking water. This course outlines the various source water types and the important role they play.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.7 9 Reviews
$25

Alabama Pumps and Motors - 2.5 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.


Pumps and Motors is a course that details the types, components of and the proper maintenance steps for water pumps and the motors that drive them.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 14 Reviews
$25

Alabama Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 CEH

clock hour icon 2.50h course

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

AYPO's Distribution System Water Quality Issues course will introduce to water operators the many issues that must be present in order to achieve and maintain a safe and high-quality water supply in a distribution system.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.4 14 Reviews
$20

Alabama Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

This course is intended to provide water operators with information on basic electrical concepts they will need in their career.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.8 8 Reviews
$20

Alabama Storage Tank Facilities - 2 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

AYPO's Storage Tank Facilities course focuses on the types of storage facilities, functions of and maintenance of the tanks that store water for efficient delivery to the public.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 14 Reviews
$20

Alabama Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

Our Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection course will introduce water treatment and distribution operators to the operation, uses, and types of advanced oxidation and UV processes including ozonation and ultraviolet treatment.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.6 9 Reviews
$20

Alabama Membrane Processes - 2 CEH

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Alabama water operators.

A membrane is a sheet of natural or synthetic material that is partially permeable to substances in solution. Membranes are used in various methods of water treatment. Students who take our Membrane Processes course will learn the uses and types of membrane processes including reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, and electrodialysis reversal.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

4.5 8 Reviews
$19

AL Fluid Mechanics

clock hour icon 1h course

This course explains how fluids behave, especially under pressure and in motion. This lesson is divided into two major parts. The first concerns fluids at rest and describes the properties fluids have when they are standing still. The second half treats the subject of fluids in motion.

This course is approved for ADEM WATER OPERATORS only. 

What are the CE requirements for renewing an Alabama water operator certificate?

WATER

To renew your Alabama water operator certification(s) you must:

  1. Attain the required number of Continuing Education Hours (CEH) described in ADEM's Division 10 regulation:
    • Operators with one water certificate must demonstrate 24 continuing education hours (CEH) of actual training in the water field.
    • Operators with more than one certificate must obtain 15 continuing education hours (CEH) of training in the proper field for each certificate for the renewal period.
  2. Complete & send a renewal application and nonrefundable fee for certification renewal to ADEM at least thirty days prior to the expiration date of the certificate to be renewed.
  3. Once your application and renewal fee are received, your application will be processed, and if approved a renewal certificate will be issued to you.

Courses approved by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM).

 

WASTEWATER

Alabama Wastewater Operators are required to complete 6-10 continuing education hours for renewal every year, depending on license type.

The deadline is December 31st every year.

  • Basic, pumper, manufacturer or portable restroom (or any combination of the 4) = 6 hours
  • Advanced Level I Installer, pumper manufacturer or portable restroom (or any combination of the 4) = 8 hours
  • Advanced Level II Installer, pumper, manufacturer or portable restroom (or any combination of the 4) = 10 hours

 

Wastewater courses approved by the Alabama Onsite Wastewater Board.

Agency Requirements for licensure