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Maine Water Operator Continuing Education

These continuing education courses provide high-quality training to water operators in Maine who are looking to renew their license. Our continuing education courses are approved by the State of Maine to count toward the number of Training Contact Hours (TCH) a water operator needs to qualify for renewal.

Drinking Water

$216 TOP SELLER

Maine 24hr Class III / IV CE Package

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This 24 hour Class III/IV course will be covering Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators, Storage Tank Facilities, Pumps and Motors, Pipelines, Groundwater Wells, Membrane Processes, Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection, Corrosion Control, Coagulation & Flocculation, and more.

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.8 14 Reviews
$162

Maine 18hr Class II CE Package

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This 18 hour Class II course will be covering Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators, Storage Tank Facilities, Pumps & Motors, Groundwater Wells, Membraine Processes, Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection, Source Water Issues & Pre-Treatment, Pipelines & Meters, and Valves & Hydrants.

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 25 Reviews
$108

Maine 12hr Class I CE Package

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This 12 hour Class I Course will be covering Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators, Pumps & Motors, Groundwater Wells, Disinfection, Sourse Water Issues & Pre-Treatment, Pipelines, and Storage Tank Facilities.

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.4 16 Reviews
$54

Maine 6hr VSWS (Distribution) CE Package

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This 6 hour Distribution oriented VSWS class will be covering Meters, Valves, Hydrants & Pipelines, Storage Tank Facilities, and Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators.

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 41 Reviews
$54

Maine 6hr VSWS (Treatment) CE Package

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This 6 hour Treatment oriented VSWS class will be covering Corrosion Control and Sedimentation & Filtration.

This package is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.6 44 Reviews
$35

Maine Water Distribution System Operation Overview (3.5 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 3.5 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.2 18 Reviews
$30

ME Sedimentation and Filtration (3 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.6 5 Reviews
$30

ME Coagulation and Flocculation (3 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.3 3 Reviews
$30

ME Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations (3 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.7 9 Reviews
$30

ME Corrosion Control (3 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 15 Reviews
$25

ME Disinfection (2.5 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 12 Reviews
$25

ME Source Water Issues and PreTreatment (2.5 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.8 9 Reviews
$20

Maine Meters Valves and Hydrants (2 Hrs)

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

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.4 9 Reviews
$20

Maine Pipelines (2 Hrs)

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

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.0 17 Reviews
$20

ME Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection (2 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.7 10 Reviews
$20

ME Membrane Processes (2 Hrs)

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

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

5.0 2 Reviews
$15

Maine Pumps and Motors (1.5 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 10 Reviews
$15

Maine Groundwater Wells (1.5 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.7 7 Reviews
$15

Maine Distribution System Water Quality Issues (1.5 Hrs)

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This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.3 8 Reviews
$10

Maine Storage Tank Facilities (1 Hr)

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Maine 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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.4 11 Reviews
$10

Maine Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators (1 Hr)

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This course will fulfill 1 of your required hours for Maine 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 DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.2 11 Reviews

Wastewater

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$63

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

$21

ME 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 OPERATORS only.

What are the continuing education requirements for Maine water operators?

DRINKING WATER

The continuing education requirements to renew a Maine water operator's license depends on the class of license held.

  • VSWS Operators - 6 Hours
  • Class I Operators - 12 Hours
  • Class II Operators - 18 Hours
  • Class III Operators - 24 Hours
  • Class IV Operators - 24 Hours

Approved training contact hours need to be completed every 2 years before they expire. Our state approved online courses are designed to meet your renewal requirements.

WASTEWATER

Wastewater System Operators in Maine must complete 18 Training Contact Hours (TCHs) for renewal every two years.

A maximum of 6 hours can be in safety topics.

Spray Irrigation Treatment System-1 operators require 6 technical TCHs every two years.

Deadline for renewal is March 1, every two years. Odd-numbered certificates renew in odd years and even-numbered certificates renew in even years.

Wastewater courses approved by the Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee (JETCC).

Agency Requirements for licensure

Maine State Approval Letters

Department of Health and Human Services
Commissioner’s Offlce
221 State Street
11 State House Station
Augusta. Maine 04333-0011
Tel: (207) 287-3707; Fax: (207) 287-3005
TTY Users: Dial 711 (Maine Relay)

 

Tel. (207) 287-2070                         Drinking Water Program                               Fax (207) 287-4172

 

August 22, 2017

 

Timmothy Bell, Lead Program Manager
AYPO, LLC
531 NE F Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526

Subject: At Your Pace Online Training Provider Status

Dear Mr. Bell:

This letter serves to confirm the status of AYPO, LLC as a recognized provider of water operator continuing education.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at (207) 287-5695, or by fax at (207) 287-4172.

 

Sincerely,

James A. Jacobsen

Environmental Specialist IV
Division of Environmental and Community Health
Drinking Water Program
Engineering Review Team
286 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04333