Delaware Water Operator Continuing Education


Here at AYPO Tech, we offer quality continuing education courses to water operators in Delaware. The courses we offer have been Pre-Approved by the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Office of Drinking Water for continuing education credit to help you renew your water operator certificate.

What are the CE requirements for Delaware water operators?


The continuing education requirements to renew a delaware water operator certificate are:

  • Operators that hold a certificate with an endorsement need 20 contact hours every two years to renew.
  • Operators that hold a certificate with no endorsements need 12 contact hours every two years in order to renew.

Our online courses listed below will meet these requirements and help you complete your required continuing education.

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DE 20 Hour CE Package - 20 Hrs

20 Hour Course $ 200.00

This 20 Hour CE Package is built for water operators with endorsements. It includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Coagulation, Sedimentation, Disinfection, Corrosion, Oxidation and Membrane Processes.


Packages

DE 12 Hour CE Package - 12 Hrs

12 Hour Course $ 120.00

This 12 Hour CE Package is built for water operators at base level. It includes: Surface Water, Coagulation, Sedimentation & Corrosion Control.


Distribution

DE Water Distribution System Operations - 4.5 Hrs

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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


Treatment

DE Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Distribution

DE Pipelines - 3 Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment

DE Corrosion Control - 3 Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Pumps and Motors - 2.5 Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Groundwater Wells - 2.5 Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Source Water Issues and Pretreatment - 2.5 Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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


Treatment

DE Disinfection - 2.5 Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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


Distribution

DE Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Membrane Processes - 2 Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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


Treatment

DE Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Delaware 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

DE Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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


Distribution

DE Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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

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

Delaware State Approval Letters

Delaware Health and Social Services logo

DIVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH / OFFICE OF DRINKING WATER

January 16, 2018

Timothy Bell

AYPO, LLC 

1383 2nd AVE 

Gold Hill, OR 97525

Re: Approval of proposed courses

Dear Mr. Bell,

Thank you for submitting the following proposed training courses to the office of drinking water (ODW) for review by the Advisory Council for Certification of Public Water System Operators (the Council). 

  • SURFACE WATER TREATMENT PLANT OPERATIONS
  • SOURCE WATER ISSUES & PRETREATMENT 
  • COAGULATION AND FLOCCULATION
  • SEDIMENTATION AND FILTRATION
  • DISINFECTION
  • CORROSION CONTROL
  • ADVANCE OXIDATION AND UV DISINFECTION
  • MEMBRANE PROCESSES
  • WATER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM OPERATION OVERVIEW
  • PIPELINES
  • METERS, VALVES, AND HYDRANTS
  • PUMPS AND MOTORS 
  • STORAGE TANK FACILITIES
  • BASIC ELECTRICAL CONCEPTS FOR WATER OPERATORS
  • GROUNDWATER WELLS
  • DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM WATER QUALITY ISSUES

The submitted courses were reviewed by the council on December 7, 2017. We are pleased to inform you that the courses listed above are now approved by the council as process-related.

The approval is based on the courses as submitted by you to the council. Any changes to the courses or instructors would require a resubmission of the course material and/or instructor details to the council for review and approval.

If you have any questions regarding this approval notification, please contact me or Terry Pinder at 302.741.8630

Sincerely,

Keith Mensch, REHS/RS

DHSS SECRETARY DESIGNEE

ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR CERTIFICATION OF PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM OPERATORS