Hawaii Water Operator Continuing Education


The continuing education courses provided below contain the training water operators in Hawaii need to succeed at their profession. While these courses give water operators valuable knowledge, they also provide the continuing education units (CEUs) that water operators will need to renew their license.

What are the CE requirements to renew a Hawaii water operator certificate?


To renew a Hawaii water operator certificate you need to complete training courses approved by the Hawaii State Department of Health for the required number of CEU's needed to renew the designated grade of certificate held.

  • Grade 1 = 0.8 CEU's (8 contact hours)
  • Grade 2 = 0.8 CEU's (8 contact hours)
  • Grade 3 = 1.6 CEU's (16 contact hours)
  • Grade 4 = 1.6 CEU's (16 contact hours)

Our online courses listed below are all approved by the Hawaii State Department of Health to help you meet your continuing education needs and renew your operator certificate(s).


HI Storage Tank Facilities - .2 CEUs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - .2 CEUs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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

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


Treatment

HI Membrane Processes - 0.2 CEUs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 0.2 CEUs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Corrosion Control - 0.3 CEUs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Disinfection - 0.25 CEUs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Sedimentation and Filtration - 0.3 CEUs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Coagulation and Flocculation - 0.3 CEUs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 0.25 CEUS

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 0.3 CEUs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Distribution System Water Quality Issues - .25 CEUs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Groundwater Wells - .25 CEUs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Pumps and Motors - .25 CEUs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Hawaii 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

HI Meters Valves and Hydrants - .3 CEUs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Distribution

HI Pipelines - .3 CEUs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Distribution

HI Water Distribution System Operation Overview - .45 CEUs

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

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


Packages

HI 16 Hour CE Package - 1.6 CEUs

16 Hour Course $ 125.00

Save on our 1.6 CEU (16 Hour) CE Package. Includes: Surface Water (3Hours), Coagulation (3Hours), Sedimentation (3 Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), Oxidation (2) and Membrane Processes (2).


Packages

HI 8 Hour CE Package - 0.8 CEUs

8 Hour Course $ 70.00

Save on our .8 (8 Hour) CE Package. Includes: Surface Water (3Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), and Membrane Processes (2 Hours).

Hawaii State Approval Letters

DEPARTMENY OF HEALTH
SAFE DRINKING WATER BRANCH

919 Ala Moana Boulevard, Room 308
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814

August 28, 2014

Mr Michael Melvin
1607 Williams Highway #6
Grants Pass, OR 97527

Dear Mr. Melvin:

SUBJECT: CONTINUING EDUCATION UNIT (CEU) CONFIRMATION

The Board of Certification of Public Water System Operators has approved your CEU Requested as follows:

  • Course Name:              Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             2.0 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.2 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Distribution System Water Quality Issues
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             2.5 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.25 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Groundwater Wells
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             2.5 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.25 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Meters, Vavles and Hydrants
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             3.0 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.3 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Pipelines
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             3.0 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.3 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Pumps and Motors
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             2.5 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.25 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Storage Tank Facilities
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             2.0 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.2 CEU-10s
  • Course Name:              Water Distribution System Operation Overview
    Course Sponsor:           @YPO Tech
    Contact Hours:             4.5 contact hours
    Approved CEU-10s:      0.45 CEU-10s

Should you have any questions, you may call me at 808-586-4258.

Sincerely,
Jodi Yamami
Public Water System Operators

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