North Dakota Water Operator Continuing Education
At AYPO Tech, we strive to provide water operators in North Dakota with continuing education courses that are as insightful as they are useful. The following courses cover a variety of topics from corrosion control to storage tanks. In addition, our courses are approved by the state of North Dakota to provide the hours of training a water operator needs in order to be allowed to renew their license.
North Dakota CE Requirements Package
Save on our CE Requirements Package! This 12 hour course will fulfill 6 credits toward your requirements to renew.
ND Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
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.
ND Wastewater Treatment Processes
This course provides an overview of wastewater treatment, including the physical separation of solids, chemical treatment processes, biological processes, and solids treatment and disposal.
ND Maintaining Wastewater Equipment
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.
ND Piping Systems: Part 1
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.
ND Piping Systems: Part 2
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.
ND Pumps: Part 1
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.
ND Pumps: Part 2
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.
ND Introduction to Water Technology
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.
ND Pump Installation and Maintenance
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.
ND Valve Maintenance and Piping System Protection
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
North Dakota 8 Contact Hour CE Distribution Package
Save on our 8 Hour CE Distribution Package which includes: Basic Electrical Concepts, Distribution System Water Quality Issues, Groundwater Wells, Pipelines, Pumps and Moters, Storage Tank Facilities, Water Distribution System Operation Overview, and Meters, Valves and Hydrants. This 8 hour course fulfills 4 credits toward your requirements to renew.
North Dakota 8 Contact Hour CE Treatment Package
Save on our 8 Hour CE Treatment Package! This package includes: Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations, Surface Water Issues and PreTreatment, Coagulation and Flocculation, Sedimentation and Filtration, Disinfection, Corrosion Control, Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection, Membrane Processes. This 8 hour course fulfills 4 credits toward your requirements to renew.
ND Fluid Mechanics
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 for North Dakota water operators?
To renew a North Dakota water operator certification you must:
- Obtain 12 credits of North Dakota Department of Health recognized continuing education training every 3 years.
- Pay the appropriate renewal fees for the grade of license held by the first day of July annually.