Vermont Water Operator Continuing Education


What we do here at AYPO Tech is deliver approachable and informative educational content to water operators who need to complete contact hours of training in order to qualify to renew their license. Water operators in Vermont can access continuing education courses that are designed to help them efficiently complete their required training while also presenting the information in a way that is understandable while still being informative.

What are the CE requirements for Vermont water operators?


Certified water treatment and water systems operators in Vermont must obtain the appropriate number of training contact hours for the class of certification held:

  • Class 1B - 3 training contact hours
  • Class 2 - 10 training contact hours
  • Class 3 - 20 training contact hours
  • Class 4 A-C - 20 training contact hours
  • Class D - 20 training contact hours

Our courses are approved to meet the requirements for Water Treatment and Water Systems Operation in the State of Vermont. They are not approved for Waste Water Treatment.

Online courses are only applicable towards up to 50% of the total requirements for renewal for Vermont certified operators.


VT 10 Hour CE Package

10 Hour Course $ 100.00

This 10 Hour CE Package is built for Class 3, 4 A-C and D water operators. It includes: Surface Water, Source Water, Coagulation, Sedimentation, Disinfection, Corrosion, Oxidation and Membrane Processes.


Packages

VT 5 Hour CE Package

5 Hour Course $ 50.00

This 5 hour package is built for Class 2 operators. It includes: Source Water Issues & Pretreatment and Disinfection.


Distribution

VT Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 TCH

4.5 Hour Course $ 45.00

This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Pipelines - 3 TCH

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment & Systems Operation

VT Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 TCH

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Vermont 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 & Systems Operation

VT Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 TCH

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Vermont 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 & Systems Operation

VT Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 TCH

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 TCH

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

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

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


Treatment & Systems Operation

VT Corrosion Control - 3 TCH

3 Hour Course $ 30.00

This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 TCH

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Vermont 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 & Systems Operation

VT Disinfection - 2.5 TCH

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Pumps and Motors - 2.5 TCH

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Groundwater Wells - 2.5 TCH

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Vermont 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 & Systems Operation

VT Source Water Issues and Pretreatment - 2.5 TCH

2.5 Hour Course $ 25.00

This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Storage Tank Facilities - 2 TCH

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Vermont 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 & Systems Operation

VT Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 TCH

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Vermont 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 & Systems Operation

VT Membrane Processes - 2 TCH

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Vermont 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

VT Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 TCH

2 Hour Course $ 20.00

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

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

Vermont State Approval Letters

Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division

Old Pantry Building       [phone]   802-585-4902
1 National Life Drive (Main Builder- Floor2)
Montpelier, VT 05620-3521

www.vermontdrinkgwater.org

December 17, 2014

To: Michael Melvin
1607 Williams Highway #6
Grants Pass, OR 97257

 

Re: Water Operator Continuing Education On-Line Course Pre-Approval request

We are pleased to inform you that the @YPO Tech online courses that you submitted for review have been pre-approved for continuing education credit. The courses for which you have been pre-approved pertain to drinking water treatment and water systems operation in the state of Vermont. The courses and training contact hours (TCHs) for which you have been pre-approved include and are limited to:

Course title Course Time TCH
Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations 3.0 hrs 3.0
Source Water Issues and Pretreatment 2.5 hrs 2.5
Coagulation and Flocculation 3.0 hrs 3.0
Sedimentaton and Filtration 3.0 hrs 3.0
Disinfection 2.5 hrs 2.5
Corrosion Control 3.0 hrs 3.0
Advanced Oxidation and UV Disinfection 2.0 hrs 2.0
Membrane Processes 2.0 hrs 2.0
Basic ElectricalConceptsfor Water Operators 2.0 hrs 2.0
Water DistributionSystem Operation Overview 4.5 hrs 4.5
Storage Tank Facilities 2.0 hrs 2.0
Groundwater Wells 2.5 hrs 3.0
Pipelines 3.0 hrs 3.0
Distribution SystemWater Quality Issues 2.5 Hrs 2.5
Meters, Valves and Hydrants 3.0 hrs 3.0
Pumps and Motors 2.5 hrs 2.5

 

Please Note: On-line courses are only applicable towards up to 50% of the total requirements for renewal for Vermont certified operators. This letter does not pre-approve any courses for waterwater treatment. Pre-approval for waterwater treatment courses should be garnered through our waterwater management division. Please submit any major changes to and/or additions of any courses for pre-approval.

Direct questions regarding these courses or any future courses submitted for pre-approval to David Love at 802-585-4902.

Sincerely,
David Love, Compliance Officer
Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division