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Rhode Island 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.

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RI 30-Hour Package for Class 3 and 4 Operators

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Save with this 30-hour package for Class 3 and Class 4 Operators in Rhode Island.

This package includes the following approved courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
  • Fluid Mechanics
$165

RI 20-Hour Package for Class 3 OIT

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Save with this 20-hour package for Class 3 OIT in Rhode Island.

This package includes the following approved courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
  • Fluid Mechanics
$149

RI 15-Hour Package for Class 1 and 2 Operators

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Save with this 15-hour package for Class 1 and Class 2 Operators in Rhode Island.

This package includes the following approved courses:

  • Introduction to Water Technology
  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
$59

RI 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.

$59

RI 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.

$59

RI 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.

$59

RI 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.

$59

RI 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.

$49

RI 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.

$20

RI Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

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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.

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$20

RI Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 Hours

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Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators is a course that covers the fundamental electrical principles that water operators need in their day-to-day operations.

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$19

RI 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.

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

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.

State Of Rhode Island Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Water operator licenses expire every two years, based on the license issue date.
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