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South Dakota Water Operator Continuing Education

AYPO Tech is the leading Water Operator Continuing Education Provider for the State of South Dakota. Our Subject Matter Expert has over twenty years of experience in the Water Industry and is well equipped to keep you engaged to ensure a valuable education experience while also satisfying your required contact hours. Not only can our online courses be taken anywhere, at anytime, but are entirely at your own pace.

Along with our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, you also have access to our 5 Star Customer Support team who is ready to assist you with any questions you may have from the purchase to renewal process.

Are you a company or in a company with multiple license holders? No Problem! Give us a call and we can talk about our discounts for multi-enrollments!

$245 TOP SELLER

SD 30 Contact Hour Package

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A 30 Contact Hour CE Package. Includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Disinfection, Corrosion, Membrane, Water Distribution Overview, Pipelines, Meters, Storage Tank, Wells and Water Distribution Quality.

4.0 2 Reviews
$165

SD 20 Contact Hour Package

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A 20 Contact Hour CE Package. Includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Coagulation, Sedimentation, Disinfection, Corrosion, Oxidation, Membrane.

4.5 2 Reviews
$120

SD 15 Contact Hour Package

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15 Hour CE Package Includes:Surface Water (3), Source Water (2.5), Coagulation (3), Disinfection (2.5), Oxidation (2) and Membrane Processes (2).

4.6 5 Reviews
$85

SD 10 Contact Hour Package

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A 10 Contact Hour CE Package Includes: Surface Water (3), Corrosion (3), Oxidation (2) and Membrane Processes(2).

4.3 12 Reviews
$59

SD 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

SD 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.

$59

SD 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

SD 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

SD 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

SD Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

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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.

$59

SD Wastewater Treatment Processes

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This course provides an overview of wastewater treatment, including the physical separation of solids, chemical treatment processes, biological processes, and solids treatment and disposal.

$45

SD Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Hours

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This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for South Dakota 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.

$30

SD Pipelines - 3 Hours

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

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

4.5 2 Reviews
$30

SD Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Hours

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

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

4.5 2 Reviews
$30

SD Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

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

$30

SD Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

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

$30

SD Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

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

$30

SD Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

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

$25

SD Pumps and Motors - 2 Hours

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

4.0 2 Reviews
$25

SD Groundwater Wells - 2.5 Hours

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

4.7 3 Reviews
$25

SD Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 Hours

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

$25

SD Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 2.5 Hours

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

$25

SD Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

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

$20

SD Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

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

$20

SD Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Hours

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

$20

SD Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 Hours

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

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

$20

SD Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

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

$19

SD 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 South Dakota water operators?

Water operator certificates must be renewed every year by February 1st, and continuing education hours need to be completed every 3 years in order to process these annual certificate renewals. The contact hour requirements for continuing education are:

  • For one operator certificate (Class I or II) - 10 contact hours every three years.
  • For one operator certificate (Class III or IV) - 20 contact hours every three years.
  • If an operator has more than one certificate and all are Class I and II - 15 contact hours every three years.
  • If an operator has more than one certificate and at least one certificate is a Class III or IV - 30 contact hours every three years.
Agency Requirements for licensure

South Dakota State Approval Letters

 

 

 

August 20, 2019

 

To Whom It May Concern:

 

On-line courses provided by At Your Pace Online can be used by South Dakota water and wastewater operators to satisfy their contact hour requirements for the annual renewal.

If there are any questions on this matter, feel free to contact me at any time. 

 

Sincerely,

Rob Kittay

Secretary-Board of Operator Certification

Phone: 605-773-4208

OpCert Web Site: http://denr.sd.gov/des/dw/opcertqa.aspx