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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. Once you complete the course, you will receive a certificate of completion, and we will report your hours to the state within 5 business days. Rush reporting available.

$229 TOP SELLER

KY 24-Hour Package for Class 3 and 4 Operators

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Save with this package for Class 3 and 4 water operators in Kentucky that fulfills the required 24 hours! This package includes the following approved courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2

This package is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$109

KY 12-Hour Package for Class 1 and 2 Operators

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Save with this 12-hour package for Class 1 and 2 Operators in Kentucky. Included are the approved courses:

  • Pumps: Part 1
  • Pumps: Part 2
  • Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators

This package is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

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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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER (5 hours) and DRINKING WATER (2 hours) OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2024)

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This course will fulfill 5 of your required hours for Kentucky water operators.

This course provides a thorough look at the rules and requirements found in the 2024 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace publication. Kentucky water operators will learn about PPE requirements, GFCI protection, controller equipment maintenance, the electrical safety program, lockout/tagout protocols, and more.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY Wastewater Treatment Processes

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

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$63

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$59

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$39

KY Pump Installation and Maintenance

clock hour icon 3.50h 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’ll discuss internal parts, construction, and operation. This course has no prerequisites.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$39

KY Valve Maintenance and Piping System Protection

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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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$21

KY 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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

$20

KY Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 CE Hrs

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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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER and DRINKING WATER OPERATOR credit.

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What are the CE requirements for Kentucky water operators?

Kentucky Water Operators must complete between 12 and 24 hours of continuing education every two years in order to renew their water certification. 

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.

  • Bottled Water - 12 hours
  • Limited - 12 Hours
  • Class 1 Treatment, Collection, or Distribution - 12 Hours
  • Class 2 Treatment, Collection, or Distribution - 12 Hours
  • Class 3 Treatment, Collection, or Distribution - 24 Hours
  • Class 4 Treatment, Collection, or Distribution- 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.

Courses approved by the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection.

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State Of Kentucky Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Drinking Water: The deadline for renewal is June 30 every even-numbered year.
  • Wastewater: The deadline for renewal is June 30 every odd-numbered year.
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