South Dakota Water Operator Continuing Education

Where would a water operator in South Dakota go to find the certification training that will help them complete the contact hours they need to complete to renew their certificate? Why, here of course. Here at AYPO Tech, we have State-approved courses that are designed to give water operators valuable training while also satisfying required contact hours.

$245 TOP SELLER

SD 30 Contact Hour Package

30h course

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.

$165

SD 20 Contact Hour Package

20h course

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

$120

SD 15 Contact Hour Package

15h course

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

$85

SD 10 Contact Hour Package

10h course

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

4.3
6 Reviews
$45

SD Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Hours

4.5h course

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 Corrosion Control - 3 Hours

3h course

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.

$30

SD Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 Hours

3h course

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 Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 Hours

3h course

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 Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Hours

3h course

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 Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 Hours

3h course

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 Pipelines - 3 Hours

3h course

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
$25

SD Disinfection - 2.5 Hours

2.5h course

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.

$25

SD Source Water Issues and PreTreatment - 2.5 Hours

2.5h course

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 Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 Hours

2.5h course

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 Groundwater Wells - 2.5 Hours

2.5h course

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.

4.5
2 Reviews
$25

SD Pumps and Motors - 2 Hours

2.5h course

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.

$20

SD Membrane Processes - 2 Hours

2h course

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.

$20

SD Storage Tank Facilities - 2 Hours

2h course

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 Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Hours

2h course

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 Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 Hours

2h course

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.

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.

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