South Carolina Water Operator Continuing Education


If you are a water operator in South Carolina who is needing to renew your license, we are here for you. We have the State-approved continuing education courses that will take care of training hours you need to complete. Beyond training hours, these courses also provide a valuable a practical education.

What are the CE requirements for South Carolina water operators?


South Carolina water operator continuing education requirements are:

  • Certified operators are required to obtain 12 Contact hours of pertinent continuing education within the three year time period for which the certificate is valid in order to renew their certification.
  • Between July 1, and June 30 every 2 years, most operators must obtain a total of 12 hours (clock hours) of continuing education or pass an exam of the next highest level.
  • These requirements apply to all class I-IV Operators.

SC Treatment Package - 12 Hours

12 Hour Course $ 99.00

Save on our 12 Hour CE Treatment Package - Includes: Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations, Source Water Issues and Pre-Treatment, Disinfection, Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection, and Membrane Processes.


Packages

SC Distribution Package - 12 Hours

12 Hour Course $ 99.00

Save on our 12 Hour CE Distribution Package - Includes: Water Quality, Groundwater Wells, Basic Electrical Concepts, Storage Tank Facilities, Meters, Valves and Hydrants.


Distribution

SC Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Hours

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Pipelines - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for South Carolina water operators.

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


Treatment

SC Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for South Carolina 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.


Distribution

SC Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for South Carolina water operators.

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


Treatment

SC Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for South Carolina 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.


Distribution

SC Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Pumps and Motors - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for South Carolina 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.


Distribution

SC Groundwater Wells - 2.5 Hours

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for South Carolina 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.


Treatment

SC 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 South Carolina 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.


Distribution

SC Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for South Carolina 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.


Treatment

SC Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for South Carolina 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

SC Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 Hours

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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

This course is intended to provide water operators with information on basic electrical concepts they will need in their career.