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Illinois Water Operator Continuing Education

AYPO Tech's continuing education courses for water operators are designed to give comprehensive training on a diverse set of topics. The continuing education courses here provide water operators in Illinois with the continuing education units (CEUs) they need to renew their license. You can find us on the Illinois Training Provider List as @YPOTech. Our Illinois Enviromental Protection Agency Provider Number is 1033.

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IL 15-Hour Package for Class C and D Operators

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Save with this 15-hour package intended for Class C and D Water Operators. Courses focus on technical aspects of water treatment and distribution. Includes:

  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Introduction to Water Technology
$270

IL 30-Hour Package for Class A and B Water Operators

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Save with this 30-hour package intended for Class A and B Water Operators. Courses focus on technical aspects of water treatment and distribution. Includes:

  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
$59

IL Piping Systems: Part 1

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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.

$59

IL Piping Systems: Part 2

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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.

$59

IL 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.

$59

IL Introduction to Water Technology

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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.

$59

IL Pumps: Part 2

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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

IL Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)

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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

IL Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024) Part 1

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Water operators in Illinois who take this course will get an introduction to the 2024 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication. Course lessons discuss the electrical safety program, training requirements, troubleshooting equipment, PPE requirements, and more.

$49

IL Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024) Part 2

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Illinois water operators can continue reviewing the NFPA 2024 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication with this course. Lessons touch on many topics like fuse types, hazards associated with electrolytic cells, battery room safety, capacitor safety requirements, and more.

$20

IL 2 Hour Advance Oxidation & UV Disinfection

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

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$20

IL 2 Hour Membrane Processes

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

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$20

IL 2 Hour Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators

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

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

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$19

IL Fluid Mechanics

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This course explains how fluids behave, especially under pressure and in motion. This lesson is divided into two major parts. The first concerns fluids at rest and describes the properties fluids have when they are standing still. The second half treats the subject of fluids in motion.

What are the CE requirements to renew an Illinois water operator certificate?

Drinking Water Operators in Illinois must complete 15-30 hours of continuing education every three years in order to renew their license. 

To renew a Drinking Water Operator Certificate in Illinois, you must complete the required number of Renewal Training Hours:

  • Class A Operators = 30 Hours (minimum of 20 hours related to the technical aspects of water treatment and distribution and a maximum of 10 hours related to professional responsibilities or safety)
  • Class B Operators = 30 Hours (minimum of 20 hours related to the technical aspects of water treatment and distribution and a maximum of 10 hours related to professional responsibilities or safety)
  • Class C Operators = 15 Hours (minimum of 10 hours related to technical aspects of water treatment and distribution and no more than 5 hours dedicated to professional responsibilities or safety)
  • Class D Operators = 15 Hours (minimum of 10 hours related to technical aspects of water treatment and distribution and no more than 5 hours dedicated to professional responsibilities or safety)

Our online courses listed above are approved and meet the topic requirements set forth by the Illinois EPA for Drinking Water Certificate renewals and can help you renew your certificate today.

State Of Illinois Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Your water operator certificate must be renewed by July 1, every three years. Your renewal year depends on your original licensure year.

 

Agency Requirements for licensure