Georgia Water Operator Continuing Education


The following are continuing education courses for water operators looking to renew their Georgia water operator license. The courses we offer cover all aspects of water operation from sedimentation to hydrants and groundwater wells to disinfection. These courses have been approved by the Georgia Board of Water & Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators as providing water operators who complete them with required CE points.

What are the continuing education requirements for Georgia water operators?


The requirements to renew a Georgia water operator certification are:

  • W Class 1 - 18 (CE Points)
  • W Class 2 - 12 (CE Points)
  • W Class 3 - 6 (CE Points)
  • W Class 4 - 2 (CE Points)
  • W Lab Analyst - 12 (CE Points)

Each AYPO Water Operator class has been approved by the Board and can help you meet the requirements to renew.


GA 6 Point Continuing Education Package

6 Hour Course $ 60.00

A 6 Point Package for Water Operators Includes: Surface, Source, Coagulation, Sedimentation, Disinfection and Oxidation

Course Approval IDs:

  • CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0001 Surface Water
  • CE-1-W-0417-AYOP-013118-0003 Source Water
  • CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0002 Coagulation
  • CE-1-W-0417-AYOP-013118-0004 Sedimentation
  • CE-1-W-0417-AYOP-013118-0005 Disinfection¬†
  • CE-1-W-0417-AYOP-013118-0006 Oxidation

Distribution

GA Groundwater Wells

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.


Distribution

GA Distribution System Water Quality Issues

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.


Distribution

GA Storage Tank Facilities

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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

GA Water Distribution System Operation Overview

1 Hour Course $ 24.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.


Distribution

GA Pipelines

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia water operators.

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


Distribution

GA Meters Valves and Hydrants

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia water operators.

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


Distribution

GA Pumps and Motors

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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

GA Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia water operators.

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


Treatment

GA Corrosion Control

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.


Treatment

GA Sedimentation and Filtration

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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

GA Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.


Treatment

GA Disinfection

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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

GA Source Water Issues and PreTreatment

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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

GA Membrane Processes

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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

GA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.


Treatment

GA Coagulation and Flocculation

1 Hour Course $ 12.00

This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Georgia 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.

Georgia State Approval Letters

The Office of Secretary of State

Professional Licensing Boards Division

May 8, 2017

 

Tim Bell
AYPOTech.com (At Your Pace Online)
531 NE F Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Email: programs@atyourpaceonline.com

Deal Mr. Bell:

The Georgia State Board of Examiners for Certification of Water and Watewater Treatment Plant Operators and Labortaory Analysts has voted to approve the following courses for continuing education:

Course Number Course Title Points
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0001 Surfance Water Treatment Plant Operations 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0002 Coagulation and Flocculation 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0003 Surface Water Issues and Pre Treatment 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0004 Sedimentation and Filtration 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0005 Disinfection 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0006 Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0007 Membrane Processes 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0008 Corrosion Control 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0009 Water Distribution System Operation Overview 2 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0010 Pipelines 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0011 Meters, Valves and Hydrants 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0012 Pumps and Motors 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0013 Storage Thank Facilities 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0014 Basic Electricial Concepts 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0015 Distribution System Water Quality Issues 1 W
CE-1-W-0417-AYPO-013118-0016 Groundwater Wells 1 W

The course number listed must be included on every certificate of completion given. The course is approved for continuing education and must be recertified by January 31, 2018.

When requesting approval for a course, or recertification of a course, applications must be submitted at least 2 weeks prior to the next scheduled board metting, and at least 10 weeks prior

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