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Approved Distance Learning Courses for Wastewater Operator Recertification

Course listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Skillworks, Inc.
92 Coolidge Circle
Northboro, MA 01532
Contact: Ken Maclean, Phone:(508) 393-4374
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Basic Chemistry 12.0 4/30/03
Coupling Alignment 11.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Whole Numbers 5.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Fractions 6.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Decimals and Percents 9.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Positive and Negative Numbers 2.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Simple Algebra 3.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Radio and Proportion 3.0 4/30/03
Calibration Adjustment; Zero, Span, and Linearity 5.0 4/30/03
Pressure and its Measurement: Basic Principles 15.0 4/30/03
Fundamentals of Basic Physics Part I-V 16.0 4/30/03
Valves: Operation and Maintenance 15.0 4/30/03
Inorganic Chemistry for Plant Operators 10.0 4/30/03
Mathematics in the Plant - Area and Volume of Common Figures 2.0 4/30/03
Reading and Preparing Simple Graphs 8.0 4/30/03
Mechanical Seals 12.0 4/30/03
Water Chemistry 3.0 4/30/03
Instrument Control Systems 8.0 4/30/03
Centrifugal Pumps 10.0 4/30/03
Compressed Air Systems: Reciprocating Compressor 6.0 4/30/03
Compressed Air Systems: Fundamentals 3.0 4/30/03
Industrial Safety and Health 12.0 5/13/03
Understanding Basic Electricity and Electronics 10.0 5/13/03
Fundamentals of Process Instrumentation - Part I 10.0 5/14/09
Fundamentals of Process Instrumentation - Part II 10.0 5/14/09
Fundamentals of Process Instrumentation - Part III 10.0 5/14/09
Lubricants and Lubrication 10.0 5/14/09
Maintaining Wastewater Equipment 10.0 5/14/09
Understanding Basic Mechanics 10.0 5/14/09
Wastewater Treatment Processes 10.0 5/14/09

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at 360water, Inc.
965 W. Third Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212
Contact: Todd Raish, Phone: 1-866-923-3600
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Accident Investigation 1.0 9/19/01
Blood Borne Pathogens 1.0 9/19/01
Pretreatment Regulations 1.0 9/19/01
United States Water and Wastewater Utility Industry 1.0 9/19/01
Roots In Sewers 1.0 9/19/01
Math 1 1.0 9/19/01
Wastewater Treatment Theory 1 1.0 9/19/01
Biological Oxygen Demand and Carbonaceous BOD Demand 1.0 9/19/01
Trickling Filters 1 1.0 9/19/01
Leadership and How to Affect Change in Public Organizations 1.0 9/19/01
How to Perform Total Coliform Analytical Test for Drinking Water Quality 1.0 9/19/01
Drinking Water Disinfection 1.0 9/19/01
Math Class 3 - Activated Sludge Plant #2 1.0 9/19/01
Wastewater Treatment Theory Class 3 1.0 9/19/01
Confined Space Entry 1.0 9/19/01
Oxygen Measurements 1.0 9/19/01
Solids Analysis 1.0 9/19/01
United States Water and Wastewater Utility Industry - Federal, State and Local Control 1.0 9/19/01
Ultraviolet Disinfection 1.0 9/19/01
Wastewater Operator Exam Study Guide 1.0 9/19/01
Wastewater Treatment Theory 2 1.0 9/19/01
How to Perform Fecal Coliform Analytical Test for Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluent 1.0 9/19/01
Activated Sludge 1.0 9/19/01
Hydraulics 1 - Closed Conduit Hydraulics 1.0 9/19/01
Microscopic Examination of Activated Sludge 1.0 9/19/01
Math Class 2 - Activated Sludge Plant #1 1.0 9/19/01
Math Class 4 - Activated Sludge Plant #2 1.0 9/19/01
Wastewater Treatment Theory Class 4 1.0 9/19/01
Lockout Tagout 1.0 9/06/02
Water Quality Management 1.0 9/06/02

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Technical Learning College
7406 W Detroit St Chandler, AZ 85226-2424
Contact: Melissa Durbin, Phone: (866) 557-1746
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Distribution Basics 18 9/17/03
Backflow Awareness 8 11/29/01
Water and Wastewater Sampling 3 11/29/01
Loans and Grants 1.5 01/28/02
CAFO 6 01/28/02
Stormwater Monitoring 6 01/28/02
Pollution Prevention 30 02/12/02
Activated Sludge 6 02/12/02
Pretreatment 101 30 05/22/02
Utility - Counter Terrorism 30 08/19/03
Wastewater Treatment 10 08/19/03
Wastewater Collection 10 08/19/03
Confined Space 20 07/17/03
HAZWOPER Refresher 10 12/07/03
Bacteriological Diseases II 24 8/14/12
Nutrient Removal II 16 10/18/12
Chlorine & Disinfection 30 10/18/12
Collection System Operator 16 12/04/12
Pumps and Motors 20 12/04/12
Chemical Contaminants 201 16 12/17/12

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe St Alexandria, VA 22314-1994
Phone: 1-800-666-0206
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Operations Training/Wastewater Treatment CD-ROM 40 2/08/01
Activated Sludge Process Control CD-ROM 20 2/08/01
Pumps: Operation & Maintenance CD-ROM 20 2/08/01
Solids Handling CD-ROM Course 15 5/30/02

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Michigan State University
7 Olds Hall East Lansing, MI 48824-1047
Phone: 1-800-356-5705
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Supervisory Management in the Water/Wastewater Field 60 05/30/02
Maintenance Management in the Water/Wastewater Field 60 05/30/02

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Ulster County Community College
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Contact: Ann Songayllo, Phone:(800) 724 - 0833
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
40 Hour HAZWOPER 40 04/17/03
Wastewater Treatment I 90 12/03/04
Wastewater Treatment II 90 12/03/04
Disinfection and Chlorination 10 03/14/05
Fixed Film Process 10 03/14/05
Pollution Control 10 03/14/05
Pond Systems 10 03/14/05
Preliminary Treatment 10 03/14/05
Suspended Growth Systems 10 03/14/05
Primary Treatment 10 03/14/05

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at New York Rural Water Association
Claverack, NY 12513
Contact:Tim Shudt, Phone:(518) 828-3155
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Pump and Motor Maintenance 10 05/12/04
Water Utility Safety 10 05/12/04
Water Utility Calculations 10 05/12/04

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at California State University - Sacramento, OWP
6000 J. Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6025
Phone:(916) 278-6142
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Vol. I 90 05/30/02
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Vol. II 90 05/30/02
Manage for Success, Effective Utility Leadership Practices 45 03/20/05
Advanced Waste Treatment 90 05/30/02
Industrial Waste Treatment, Vol. I 90 05/30/02
Industrial Waste Treatment, Vol. II 90 05/30/02
Pretreatment Facility Inspection 90 05/30/02
Treatment of Metal Wastestreams 45 05/30/02
Membrane Bioreactors 10 10/15/14
Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Collection Systems, Vol. I 90 05/30/02
Operation and Maintenance of Wastewater Collection Systems, Vol. II 90 05/30/02
Water Treatment Plant Operation Volumes I & II 15 05/30/02
Small Wastewater System Operation and Maintenance, Vol. I 90 05/30/02
Small Wastewater System Operation and Maintenance, Vol. II 90 05/30/02
Utility Management 20 09/01/04

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Digital-2000
12783 Capricorn Drive, Suite 100
Stafford, TX 77477
Contact: David Burpeau, Phone: 1-800-334-1523
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Chemical Safety Module 1.0 7/10
First Aid Module 1.5 7/10
Treatment Plant Safety Module 2.0 7/10
Field Operations Safety Module I 1.0 7/10
Field Operations Safety Module II 1.0 7/10
Field Operations Safety Module III 1.0 7/10
Personal Protective Equipment Module 1.5 7/10
Electrical Safety Module 1.0 7/10
Field Equipment Module I 1.0 7/10
Field Equipment Module II 0.75 7/10
Security And Disaster Preparedness Module 1.5 7/10
Administrative Module 1.0 7/10
Shop Safety Module 0.5 7/10
General Safety Module I 1.5 7/10
General Safety Module II 1.0 7/10
Water/Wastewater Operations Safety Module 1.5 7/10
Tool Safety Module 1.0 7/10
Elevated Work Module 1.0 7/10

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at CEU Plan
P.O. Box 10355, Brooksville, FL 34603
Phone: 1-352-754-0503
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Introduction to Chlorine 1 08/06/09
Components of Chlorine 1 08/06/09
Chlorinators 1 08/06/09
Chlorine Procedures 1 08/06/09
Chlorine Dioxide 1 08/06/09
Wastewater Sludge: Complete Course 2 08/06/09
On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite: Application, Production, and Usage 4 08/06/09
Oxidation in Water/Wastewater 1 08/06/09
Bio-Augmentation 1 08/06/09
Geology 1 08/06/09
Have You Seen The Light? Introduction to UV Technology 1 08/06/09
Activated Sludge I: Introduction and Overview 1 08/06/09
Activated Sludge II: 2nd Clarifiers and RAS-WAS 1 08/06/09
Activated Sludge III: Oxygen Demand-Transfer-Uptake 1 08/06/09
Hazardous Materials Effects to Human Health 4 08/06/09
Emerging Waterborne Pathogens 3 08/06/09
What is Cryptosporidium? 1 08/06/09
Health Concerns of Public Interest 1 08/06/09
Introduction to the CDC Organization 1 08/06/09
L.S.: Overview, Rules, & Regulations 1 08/06/09
L.S.: The Nucleus of a Lab Safety Program 1 08/06/09
Sludge Digestion and Solids Handling and Stabilization 4 08/06/09
Introduction to Solids Handling and Stabilization 1 08/06/09
Stabilizations 1 08/06/09
Sludge Conditioning & Dewatering 1 08/06/09
Sludge Digestion and Beneficial Use 1 08/06/09
Basic Chemistry: Complete Course 10 08/06/09
Atoms and Molecules 1 08/06/09
Nuclear Decay 1 08/06/09
States of Matter 1 08/06/09
Chemical Bonding 1 08/06/09
Chemical Nomenclature 1 08/06/09
Solubility 2 08/06/09
Reverse Osmosis 1 08/06/09
Water Purification 2 08/06/09
Accounting 101 1 08/06/09
Accounting 102 1 08/06/09
Basic Mathematics 1 08/06/09
Advanced Mathematics 2 08/06/09
Pipe, Valves, and Fittings 1 08/06/09
Lift Station Repair 1 08/06/09
Corrective Preventative Maintenance: Complete Course 8 08/06/09
CPM: Functions, Failures - Mode & Effects 2 08/06/09
CPM: Building a PM Program 2 08/06/09
CPM: Tracking Failures 2 08/06/09
Introduction to Online Analytical W/WW Instrumentation 2 08/06/09
Basic Computers 1 08/06/09
Blueprints I 1 08/06/09
Personal Sampling 1 08/06/09
Sampling for Surface 1 08/06/09
Technical Equipment 1 08/06/09
Indoor Air 1 08/06/09
Ventilation 1 08/06/09
Heat Stress 1 08/06/09
Laser Hazards 1 08/06/09
Legionnaires Disease 1 08/06/09
Back Disorders 1 08/06/09
Chemical Clothing/Respiratory 3 08/06/09
Respiratory Protection 2 08/06/09
Trenchless Technologies: An Introduction 1 08/06/09
CPM: Creating SOPs 2 08/06/09
Trenchless Technologies: Pipeline & Structure Rehabilitation 1 08/06/09
Trenchless Technologies: Complete Course 2 08/06/09
ORP-Wastewater Biological Nutrients Removal Process 1 08/06/09
Wastewater Formulas 2 08/06/09
Collection Mathematics 2 08/06/09
Use of an Excel Spreadsheet in a WWTP 1 08/06/09
Wastewater Operational Tools 1 08/06/09
Introduction in Biological Nutrient Removal 2 08/06/09
Basic Microbiology 1 08/06/09
Parasites, Part I-Helminths 1 08/06/09
Laboratory Safety: Guidelines-Electrical, Fire and Radiation Safety 1 08/06/09

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.

Courses at Target Safety
Ten Post Office Square, Eighth Floor, Boston, MA 02109
Phone: 1-858-376-1631
Course Name Number of
Contact Hours
Approval Date
Emergency Response to Terrorism 4 05/15/09
HAZWOPER 8 05/15/09
Asbestos Awareness 1 05/15/09
Back Injury Prevention 1 05/15/09
Backflow Prevention Methods 1 05/15/09
Backflow Prevention Overview 1 05/15/09
Building Evacuation and Emergencies 1 05/15/09
Coagulation, Flocculation, and Sedimentation 1 05/15/09
Combustible and Flammable Liquids 1 05/15/09
Compressed Gas 1 05/15/09
Confined Space Entry 1 05/15/09
CPR Academic 1 05/15/09
Disaster Preparedness 1 05/15/09
Driving Safety 1 05/15/09
Effective Meter Reading 1 05/15/09
Eye Safety 1 05/15/09
Fall Protection 1 05/15/09
Filtration Basics 1 05/15/09
Fire Extinguisher Safety 1 05/15/09
Fire Prevention Safety 1 05/15/09
Forklift Safety 1 05/15/09
General Construction Safety 1 05/15/09
General First Aid Part 1 1 05/15/09
General First Aid Part 2 1 05/15/09
General Office Ergonomics 1 05/15/09
HAZ-MAT Spill Prevention & Control 1 05/15/09
Hand and Power Tool Safety 1 05/15/09
Hazard Communications 1 05/15/09
HAZ-MAT Transportation 1 05/15/09
Hearing Conservation 1 05/15/09
Hydraulics 1 05/15/09
Incident Investigation 1 05/15/09
Indoor Air Quality 1 05/15/09
Industrial Ergonomics 1 05/15/09
Infectious Disease Control 1 05/15/09
Laboratory Safety 1 05/15/09
Ladder & Scaffolding Safety 1 05/15/09
Laser Safety 1 05/15/09
Lead Awareness 1 05/15/09
Lock Out Tag Out 1 05/15/09
Low Voltage Electrical Safety 1 05/15/09
Machine Guarding 1 05/15/09
Maintenance on Pumps, Motors, and Circuits 1 05/15/09
Materials Handling, Storage, Use, and Disposal 1 05/15/09
Mathematics (Applied) 1 05/15/09
Mathematics (Basic) 1 05/15/09
Office Safety 1 05/15/09
Personal Protective Equipment 1 05/15/09
Radiation Safety 1 05/15/09
Respiratory Protection 1 05/15/09
Risk Assessment 1 05/15/09
Slips, Trips, and Falls 1 05/15/09
Storm Water Pollution Prevention 1 05/15/09
Trenching and Shoring 1 05/15/09
Welding Safety 1 05/15/09
Working in Extreme Temperatures 1 05/15/09

Listing does not construe endorsement beyond approval of contact hour amount.


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