California Water Operator Continuing Education


The continuing education courses we offer will provide education and training to water operators that is both practical and interesting. These courses cover a wide range of topics including water treatment related topics such as coagulation and flocculation and water distribution topics such as storage tanks. Completion of our continuing education courses will count toward the number of continuing education hours a water operator must complete to renew their license with the state of California.

What are the CE requirements for California water operators?


The continuing education requirements to renew a California water operator certificate are as follows:

  • T4 & T5 or D4 & D5 - 36 Contact Hours
  • T3 or D3 - 24 Contact Hours
  • T2 or D2 - 16 Contact Hours
  • T1 or D1 - 12 Contact Hours

All of our courses are approved to apply to your license, regardless of type or grade. Select any of the classes listed below to renew your certification.

 


CA 16 Hour CE Package - 16 Contact Hours

16 Hour Course $ 125.00

Save on our 16 Hour CE Package. Includes: Surface Water (3 Hours), Coagulation (3 Hours), Sedimentation (3 Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), Oxidation (2 Hours) and Membrane Processes (2 Hours).


Packages

CA 12 Hour CE Package - 12 Contact Hours

12 Hour Course $ 100.00

Save on our 12 Contact Hour CE Package. Includes: Surface Water (3 Hours), Coagulation (3 Hours), Sedimentation (3 Hours) and Corrosion (3 Hours).


Packages

CA 36 Hour CE Package - 36 Contact Hours

36 Hour Course $ 300.00

Save on our 36 Hour CE Package! Includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Coagulation, Disinfection, Corrosion, Oxidation, WD Overview, Pipelines, Meters, Pumps, Basic Electrical, Wells and WD Quality


Packages

CA 24 Hour CE Package - 24 Contact Hours

24 Hour Course $ 190.00

Save on our 24 Hour CE Package. - Includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Disinfection, Corrosion, WD Overview, Pipelines, Meters and WD Quality.


Packages

CA 21 Hour CE Package - 21 Contact Hours

21 Hour Course $ 165.00

Save on our 21 Hour CE Package. Includes: Surface Water (3 Hours), Source Water (2.5 Hours), Coagulation (3 Hours), Sedimentation (3 Hours), Disinfection (2.5 Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), Oxidation (2 Hours) and Membrane Processes (2 Hours).


Distribution

CA Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Contact Hours

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for California 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.


Treatment

CA Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Contact Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Pipelines - 3 Contact Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment

CA Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Contact Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for California 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.


Treatment

CA Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Contact Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Contact Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment

CA Corrosion Control - 3 Contact Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Groundwater Wells - 2.5 Contact Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for California 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.


Treatment

CA Source Water Issues and Pre-Treatment - 2.5 Contact Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Pumps and Motors - 2.5 Contact Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 Contact Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for California 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.


Treatment

CA Disinfection - 2.5 Contact Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for California 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.


Treatment

CA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Contact Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Contact Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for California 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.


Treatment

CA Membrane Processes - 2 Contact Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for California 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.


Distribution

CA Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 Contact Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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

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