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Virginia Water Operator Continuing Education

Are you a Wastewater Works Operator or a Waterworks Operator in Virginia who is needing to complete contact hours of training in order to be permitted to renew your license? Well, you have found the one-stop location for continuing education training courses that will help you complete those contact hours while also giving you a solid and comprehensive education.

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VA 5 Hour Water Utility Management Course

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This course provides the 5 hours of continuing education on utility management required to renew a Class 1 or Class 2 water operator's license in Virginia. The class covers two of the seven approved topics that satisfies this requirement: Waterworks Management & Security and Safety Procedures, and is intended to enhance the student's ability to apply enlightened and effective management techniques, prepare and Implement a risk management plan; identify workplace hazards; respond to workplace injuries and illnesses, and to foster a culture of safety able to identify and mitigate hazards at water/wastewater treatment plants.

4.7 155 Reviews
$59

VA 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.

$179

VA 20-Hour Package for Class 1, and 2 Operators

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Save with this 20-hour package for Class 1 and 2 Water Operators! Courses are approved by the state of Virginia and include:

  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Utility Management
$59

VA 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.

$179

VA 20-Hour Package for Class 3 Operators

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Save with this 20-hour package for Class 3 Water Operators! Courses are approved by the state of Virginia and include:

  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Piping Systems Part 1
  • Piping Systems Part 2
$139

VA 16-Hour Package for Class 4 Operators

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Save with this 16-hour package for Class 4 Water Operators! Courses are approved by the state of Virginia and include:

  • Pumps Part 1
  • Pumps Part 2
  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
$70

VA 8-Hour Package for Class 5 Operators

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Save with this 8-hour package for Class 5 Water Operators! Courses are approved by the state of Virginia and include:

  • Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)
  • Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators
$69

VA Electrical Safety (NFPA 70E 2021)

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This course equips electricians and other workers exposed to electrical hazards with knowledge needed to apply safety requirements from the NFPA 70E. We start by detailing the arrangement, scope, and purpose of the document, as well as define common terms. Then, we discuss securing an electrically safe work condition, lockout/tagout, energized work, grounding electrical equipment, arc flash and more. In summary, we clarify NFPA 70E safety practices used in the electrical industry. This course has no prerequisites.

$59

VA 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

VA 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

VA 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

VA 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

VA 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.

$50

VA 0.6 Credit Waterworks Training Course

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This online training course provides .06 credits of training, which is equivelant to 6 months of experience needed to become licensed.

The class will enhance the student's ability to apply enlightened and effective management techniques, prepare and Implement a risk management plan; identify workplace hazards; respond to workplace injuries and illnesses, and to foster a culture of safety able to identify and mitigate hazards at water/wastewater treatment plants.

4.8 5 Reviews
$20

VA Advanced Oxidation & UV Disinfection - 2 Contact Hours

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This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Virginia 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.

4.6 19 Reviews
$20

VA Basic Electrical Concepts for Water Operators - 2 Contact Hours

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

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

4.8 29 Reviews
$19

VA 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 Virginia water operators?

Virginia Water Operators must complete 4-20 continuing education hours every other year, depending on license type.

Virginia CE Requirements for Waterworks Operators & Wastewater Works Operators are:

  • Class 1&2: 20 Contact Hours
    • Of the total 20 hours required, a minimum of five contact hours pertaining to utility management is required.
  • Class 3: 20 Contact Hours
  • Class 4: 16 Contact Hours
  • Class 5: 8 Contact Hours
  • Class 6: 4 Contact Hours

State Of Virginia Water Operator License Renewal Deadlines

  • Waterworks operator licenses shall expire on the last day of February of each odd-numbered year.
  • Wastewater works operators licenses shall expire on the last day of February of each even-numbered year.
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