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 continuing education units (CEUs) a water operator needs to qualify for renewal.

What are the continuing education requirements for Maine water operators?


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


Maine 24hr Class III / IV CE Package

24 Hour Course $ 216.00

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, Disinfection, Source Water Issues & Pre-Treatment, Meters, Valves & Hydrants, and Sedimentation & Filtration.


Packages

Maine 18hr Class II CE Package

18 Hour Course $ 162.00

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, Disinfection(In General), Source Water Issues & Pre-Treatment, Pipelines and Meters, Valves & Hydrants.


Packages

Maine 12hr Class I CE Package

12 Hour Course $ 108.00

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.


Packages

Maine 6hr VSWS (Distribution) CE Package

6 Hour Course $ 54.00

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


Packages

Maine 6hr VSWS (Treatment) CE Package

6 Hour Course $ 54.00

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


Distribution

Maine Water Distribution System Operation Overview (3.5 Hrs)

3.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Pipelines (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

ME Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

ME Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

ME Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Treatment

ME Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Meters Valves and Hydrants (2 Hrs)

2 Hour Course $ 30.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Groundwater Wells (1.5 Hrs)

1.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Pumps and Motors (1.5 Hrs)

1.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Treatment

ME Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Treatment

ME Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Distribution System Water Quality Issues (1.5 Hrs)

1.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

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.


Treatment

ME Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.


Treatment

ME Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators (1 Hrs)

1 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.


Distribution

Maine Storage Tank Facilities (1 Hrs)

1 Hour Course $ 20.00

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.