Rhode Water Operator Continuing Education


AYPO Tech is the place for water operators in Rhode Island to find continuing education courses. The courses we provide deliver training on drinking water operations which is comprehensive, informative, and practical. Courses offered by AYPO Tech have been approved by the State to count as contact hours that a water operator will need to complete in order to be permitted to renew their license.

What are the CE requirements for Rhode Island water operators?


To renew a certificate an applicant must complete the number of continuing education contact hours related to drinking supply treatment and/or transmission and distribution specified below depending on the class of certification held:

Two Year Renewal Period (OIT)

  • Class VSS - 2 Contact Hours
  • Class 1 - 10 Contact Hours
  • Class 2 - 10 Contact Hours
  • Class 3 - 20 Contact Hours
  • Class 4 - 20 Contact Hours

Three Year Renewal Period (Full)

  • Class VSS - 3 Contact Hours
  • Class 1 - 15 Contact Hours
  • Class 2 - 15 Contact Hours
  • Class 3 - 30 Contact Hours
  • Class 4 - 30 Contact Hours

Our courses are approved by the Drinking Water Operators Board of Certification and will meet your continuing education needs. 


20 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) Package

20 Hour Course $ 160.00

Save on our 20 Hour CE Package. Includes: Surface Water (3 Hours), Source Water (2 Hours), Coagulation (3 Hours), Sedimentation (3 Hours) Disinfection (2 Hours), Corrosion (3 Hours), Oxidation (2 Hours) and Membrane Processes (2 Hours).


Packages

10 Continuing Education Hour (CEH) Package

10 Hour Course $ 85.00

Save on our 10 Hour CE Package. Includes: Sedimentation (3 CEH), Corrosion (3 CEH), Oxidation (2 CEH) and Membrane Processes (2 CEH).


Treatment

RI Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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

RI Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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.


Treatment

RI Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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

RI Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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

RI Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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

RI 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 Rhode Island 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

RI Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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

RI Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Rhode Island 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.