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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 to provide water operators with required CE credits.

$110 TOP SELLER

GA 12 Point Package for Class III Operators

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The Georgia 12-Point Continuing Education Package is designed for Class III licensees. In this comprehensive package, we dive into the following courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps: Part 1
  • Pumps: Part 2
  • Valve Maintenance and Selection
  • Pump Installation and Maintenance
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
$60

GA 6 Point Package for Class IV Operators

clock hour icon 12h course

The Georgia 6-Point Continuing Education Package is designed for Class IV licensees. The package includes three courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps: Part 1
  • Pumps: Part 2
$49

GA Wastewater Treatment Processes

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

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

$49

GA Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

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.

$49

GA Piping Systems: Part 1

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

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.

$49

GA Piping Systems: Part 2

clock hour icon 4h course

This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

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.

$49

GA Pumps: Part 1

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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.

$49

GA Pumps: Part 2

clock hour icon 4h course

This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

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.

$49

GA Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

This course equips electricians and other workers exposed to electrical hazards with knowledge needed to apply safety requirements from the NFPA 70E. We start by detailing the arrangement, scope, and purpose of the document, as well as define common terms. Then, we discuss securing an electrically safe work condition, lockout/tagout, energized work, grounding electrical equipment, arc flash and more. In summary, we clarify NFPA 70E safety practices used in the electrical industry. This course has no prerequisites.

$49

GA Introduction to Water Technology

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

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.

$49

GA Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024): Part 1

clock hour icon 4h course

This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

Georgia water operators can complete this course for an introduction to the 2024 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication. Course lessons discuss the electrical safety program, troubleshooting equipment, training requirements, PPE requirements, and more.

$49

GA Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024): Part 2

clock hour icon 4h course

This course will fulfill 2 of your required points for Georgia water operators.

This course continues reviewing the NFPA 2024 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication. Course lessons cover a variety of topics like the hazards associated with electrolytic cells, fuse types, battery room safety, capacitor safety requirements, and more.

$29

GA Meters Valves and Hydrants

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

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

$29

GA Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators

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

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

$29

GA Disinfection

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

$29

GA Coagulation and Flocculation

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

$29

GA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

$29

GA Membrane Processes

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

$29

GA Valve Maintenance and Selection

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

Covers maintenance and operation of gate, globe, ball, plug, check, and special-purpose valves. Details actuators and various accessories. Explains valve selection based on application. Describes methods of protecting piping systems. This course has no prerequisites

$29

GA Pump Installation and Overhaul

clock hour icon 2h course

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

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’ll discuss internal parts, construction, and operation. This course has no prerequisites.

What are the Continuing Education requirements for Georgia water operators?

The requirements to renew a Georgia water operator certification are:

  • Class I Operator Water/Wastewater = 48 hours (24 CE Points)
  • Class II Operator Water/Wastewater, Industrial Wastewater Operator, Laboratory Analyst Water = 36 hours (18 CE Points)
  • Class III Operator Water/Wastewater, Water Distribution System Operator, Wastewater Collection System Operator = 24 hours (12 CE Points)
  • Class IV Operator Water/Wastewater = 12 hours (6 CE Points)
  • For Water licenses, at least 50% of the hours must be in coursework approved for Water or both.
  • For Wastewater licenses, at least 50% of the hours must be in coursework approved for Wastewater or both

Courses are approved by the Georgia State Board of Examiners for Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts.

State Of Georgia Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Georgia Water and Wastewater Operator license renewal is due by June 30 of every odd year.
Agency Requirements for licensure