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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.

Drinking Water

$45 TOP SELLER

VT Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 TCH

clock hour icon 4.50h course

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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

5.0 3 Reviews
$30

VT Meters Valves and Hydrants - 3 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.3 4 Reviews
$30

VT Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 2 Reviews
$30

VT Corrosion Control - 3 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.4 5 Reviews
$30

VT Sedimentation and Filtration - 3 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$30

VT Coagulation and Flocculation - 3 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$30

VT Pipelines - 3 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 4 Reviews
$25

VT Pumps and Motors - 2.5 TCH

clock hour icon 2.50h course

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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$25

VT Groundwater Wells - 2.5 TCH

clock hour icon 2.50h course

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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.8 5 Reviews
$25

VT Distribution System Water Quality Issues - 2.5 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

5.0 2 Reviews
$25

VT Disinfection - 2.5 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

5.0 3 Reviews
$25

VT Source Water Issues and Pretreatment - 2.5 TCH

clock hour icon 2.50h course

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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$20

VT Membrane Processes - 2 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

$20

VT Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.5 4 Reviews
$20

VT Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.7 3 Reviews
$20

VT Storage Tank Facilities - 2 TCH

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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.

This course is approved for DRINKING WATER OPERATORS only.

4.0 3 Reviews

Wastewater

$63

VT Introduction to Water Technology

clock hour icon 5h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$63

VT Pumps: Part 2

clock hour icon 5h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$63

VT Pumps: Part 1

clock hour icon 5h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$63

VT Piping Systems: Part 2

clock hour icon 5h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$63

VT Piping Systems: Part 1

clock hour icon 5h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$63

VT Maintaining Wastewater Equipment

clock hour icon 5h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$63

VT Wastewater Treatment Processes

clock hour icon 5h course

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

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

$21

VT Fluid Mechanics

clock hour icon 1h course

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.

This course is approved for WASTEWATER OPERATORS only.

What are the CE requirements for Vermont water operators?

DRINKING WATER

Certified water treatment and water systems operators in the state of 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. The drinking water courses are not approved for Wastewater Treatment.

Online courses are only applicable towards up to 50% of the total requirements for renewal for Class 2, 3, 4, or D Vermont certified operators. Class 1B may take all of their training online.

WASTEWATER

Vermont Wastewater Operators must complete 4-16 hours of continuing education every two years in order to renew their license.

No more than 50% of the hours may be completed online.

The deadline for renewal is July 31st, every odd-numbered year.

Domestic Certification CE Requirements:

  • Grade I = 8 hours;
  • Grade II = 10 hours
  • Grade III & IV = 12 hours
  • Grade V = 16 hours

Industrial Certification CE Requirements:

  • Grade I = 4 hours
  • Grade II = 6 hours
  • Grade IV = 12 hours
Agency Requirements for licensure