Kentucky Water Operator Continuing Education


AYPO Tech is the one-stop location for continuing education courses for water operators in Kentucky. The courses presented here cover both the water treatment and water distribution side of water operation and include such topics as membrane processes, coagulation, valves, and groundwater wells. At Your Pace Online's CE courses are approved by the State to provide continuing education hours to water operators who need to renew their license.

What are the CE requirements for Kentucky water operators?


To renew a Kentucky drinking water treatment, bottled water, or a water distribution operator's certificate you must complete the required amount of continuing education hours during the 2 years before your current certificate expires.

  • Limited - 12 Hours
  • Class 1 - 12 Hours
  • Class 2 - 12 Hours
  • Class 3 - 24 Hours
  • Class 4 - 24 Hours

Operators holding separate certificates for treatment, distribution and bottled water shall complete the training hours required to renew only for the highest class of certification held instead of completing the CE requirements for all the held certificates combined.

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KY 24 Hour CE Package

24 Hour Course $ 200.00

Save on our 24 Hour CE Package. It includes: Surface Water Treatment, Source Water Issues and Pretreatment, Disinfection, Membrane Processes, Water Distribution System Operation Overview, Pipelines, Storage Tank Facilities, Groundwater Wells, Distribution System Water Quality Issues.


Packages

KY 12 Hour CE Package

12 Hour Course $ 100.00

Save on our 12 Hour CE Package. Includes: Disinfection (2.5hr), Corrosion Control (2.75hr), Adv. Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2hr), Membrane Processes (2hr), Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations (2.75hr).


Distribution

KY Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 CE Hrs

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

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


Treatment

KY Corrosion Control - 2.75 CE Hrs

2.75 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 2.75 of your required hours for Kentucky 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.


Distribution

KY Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 CE Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment

KY Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 2.75 CE Hrs

2.75 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 2.75 of your required hours for Kentucky 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

KY Pipelines - 3 CE Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment

KY Sedimentation and Filtration - 2.75 CE Hrs

2.75 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 2.75 of your required hours for Kentucky 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

KY Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 CE Hrs

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Kentucky 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.


Distribution

KY Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 CE Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Kentucky 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

KY Groundwater Wells - 2.5 CE Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Kentucky 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.


Treatment

KY Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 2.5 CE Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Kentucky 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.


Distribution

KY Pumps and Motors - 2.5 CE Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Kentucky 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.


Treatment

KY Disinfection - 2.5 CE Hrs

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Kentucky 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

KY Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 CE Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Kentucky 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

KY Membrane Processes - 2 CE Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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


Distribution

KY Storage Tank Facilities - 2 CE Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Kentucky 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

KY Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 CE Hrs

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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

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

Kentucky State Approval Letters

 

MATTHEW G. BEVIN                                                 CHARLES G. SNAVELY
GOVERNOR                                                            SECRETARY
AARON B. KEATLEY
COMMISSIONER
 
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT CABINET
DEPARTMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
 
300 SOWER BOULEVARD
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY 40601
 
January 18, 2017
@YPO Tech LLC
Attn: Tony Bowers
531 NE F St
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

Agency Interest Number: 117036

RE: Request to extend approval of courses

To Whom It May Concern:

 

Your training extension request has been received by the Division of Compliance Assistance, Certification and Licensing Branch. Course approvals are reviewed and approved based on core content outlined by the cabinet and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators. The core content lists can be located on our website.

Your extension request was reviewed by the Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators and/or the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators at their most recent board business meeting. This letter serves as notification of the board and/or cabinet determination for extension of the course(s) for continuing education credit.

 

Course Title Date Requested Hours & Type Approved DCA Event ID# Comments
Distribution System Water Quality Issue Online DW - 2.5 Hours 13792 Terminates 1/20/19
Groundwater Wells Online DW - 2.5 Hours 13785 Terminates 1/20/19
Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators Online DW - 2.0 Hours 13787 Terminates 1/20/19
Storage Tank Facilities Online DW - 2.0 Hours 13791 Terminates 1/20/19
Pumps and Motors Online DW - 2.5 Hours 13790 Terminates 1/20/19
Meters Valves and Hydrants Online DW - 3.0 Hours 13788 Terminates 1/20/19
Pipelines Online DW - 3.0 Hours 13786 Terminates 1/20/19
Water Distribution System Operation Overview Online DW - 4.5 Hours 13789 Terminates 1/20/19

 

Upon completion of the approved training, the provider shall submit to the cabinet a completed Continuing
Education Activity Report form. This form can be located on the program’s website. The program will no longer accept rosters that are not submitted on the cabinet’s Continuing Education Activity Report form or electronically through the cabinet’s website. If a continuing education activity report was attached to the training approval request, please be aware that the operators will only receive credit for the number of hours approved by the board(s).
 
Sincerely,
Katie Mauer
Certification and Licensing Branch
 
 
 

January 27, 2017

 

@YPO Tech LLC
Attn: David Modica
531 NE F St
Grants Pass, Oregon 97526

Agency Interest Number: 1 17036

RE: Operator Certification Training Approval for Continuing Education Hours

To Whom It May Concern:

Your training request has been received by the Division of Compliance Assistance, Certification and Licensing Branch. Course approvals are reviewed and approved based on core content outlined by the cabinet and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators and the Kentucky Board of Certification of Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators. The core content lists can be located on our website.
 
Your request was reviewed by the Kentucky Board of Certification of Wastewater System Operators and/or the Kentucky Board of Certification of Water Treatment and Distribution System Operators at their most recent board business meeting. This letter serves as notification of the board and/or cabinet determination for continuing education credit.

 

Course Title Date Requested Hours & Type Approved DCA Event ID# Comments
Coagulation and Flocculation Online DW - 3.0 Hours 16479 Approval expires on 01/17/201
Sedimentation and Filtration Online DW - 2.75 Hours 16480 Approval expires on 01/17/2019
Disinfection Online DW - 2.5 Hours 16481 Approval expires on 01/17/2019
Corrosion Control Online DW - 2.75 Hours 16482 Approval expires on 01/17/2019
Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection Online DW - 2.0 Hours 16484 Approval expires on 01/17/2019
Membrane Processes Online DW - 2.0 Hours 16485 Approval expires on 01/17/2019
Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations Online DW - 2.75 Hours 16486 Approval expires on 01/17/2019
Source Water Issues and Pretreatment Online DW - 2.5 Hours 16487 Approval expires on 01/17/2019