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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.

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GA 24 Point Package for Class I Water Operators

clock hour icon 48h course

The Georgia 24-Point Continuing Education Package is designed for Class I licensees. In this comprehensive package, we dive into technical issues such as corrosion control and coagulation. We also include a look into membrane processes, pumps, and storage tank facilities, as well as provide detailed discussions covering basic electrical concepts, pumps and motors, and piping systems.

$459

GA 18 Point Package for Class II Water Operators

clock hour icon 36h course

The Georgia 18-Point Continuing Education Package is designed for Class II licensees. In this comprehensive package, we dive into technical issues such as utility management, disinfection, and valve maintenance. We also provide detailed discussions covering basic electrical concepts, electrical safety, pumps, and piping systems.

$309

GA 12 Point Continuing Education Package

clock hour icon 24h course

The Georgia 12-Point Continuing Education Package is designed for Class 3 licensees. In this comprehensive package, we dive into technical issues such as sedimentation and filtration, disinfection, and corrosion control. We also include a look into membrane processes, pipelines, and storage tank facilities, as well as provide detailed discussions covering basic electrical concepts, pumps and motors, and groundwater wells. So, check into it today and get your license renewal here.

4.8 58 Reviews
$149

GA 6 Point Continuing Education Package

clock hour icon 12h course

This is a 6 Point Package for Water Operators, which includes the following topics: Surface, Source, Coagulation, Sedimentation, Disinfection and Oxidation.

 

4.8 57 Reviews
$49

GA Water Distribution System Operation Overview

clock hour icon 4h course

This course will fulfill 2 of your required points 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.

4.9 17 Reviews
$49

GA Water Utility Management

clock hour icon 4h course

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

This course is intended to enhance the student's ability to apply enlightened and effective management techniques, prepare and implement a risk management plan; identify workplace hazards; respond to workplace injuries and illnesses, and to foster a culture of safety able to identify and mitigate hazards at water/wastewater treatment plants.

$49

GA Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)

clock hour icon 4h course

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 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 Pumps: Part 1

clock hour icon 4h 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.

$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 Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

clock hour icon 4h course

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 Wastewater Treatment Processes

clock hour icon 4h course

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 Piping Systems: Part 1

clock hour icon 4h course

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 Introduction to Water Technology

clock hour icon 4h course

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.

$29

GA Valve Maintenance and Piping System Protection

clock hour icon 2h course

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 Maintenance

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.

$29

GA Coagulation and Flocculation

clock hour icon 2h course

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.

4.8 5 Reviews
$29

GA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection

clock hour icon 2h course

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.

4.7 3 Reviews
$29

GA Membrane Processes

clock hour icon 2h course

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.

4.8 4 Reviews
$29

GA Source Water Issues and PreTreatment

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.8 5 Reviews
$29

GA Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.9 7 Reviews
$29

GA Sedimentation and Filtration

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.2 5 Reviews
$29

GA Corrosion Control

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.8 6 Reviews
$29

GA Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators

clock hour icon 2h course

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.

4.4 9 Reviews
$29

GA Storage Tank Facilities

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.8 8 Reviews
$29

GA Distribution System Water Quality Issues

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.8 9 Reviews
$29

GA Groundwater Wells

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.7 14 Reviews
$29

GA Pumps and Motors

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.7 9 Reviews
$29

GA Meters Valves and Hydrants

clock hour icon 2h course

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.

5.0 6 Reviews
$29

GA Pipelines

clock hour icon 2h course

This course will fulfill 1 of your required points 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.

4.8 5 Reviews
$29

GA Disinfection

clock hour icon 2h course

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.

5.0 3 Reviews

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

Georgia Water and Wastewater Operator license renewal is due by June 30th every odd year.

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

Agency Requirements for licensure