Water Operator Training

OSHA 10 Hour General Industry Safety Training 9618

Course Fee: $300

The 10 hour General Industry safety course follows OSHA curriculum.
o Introduction to OSHA
o Walking and working surfaces,
o Emergency action planning, exit routes and fire prevention
o Personal protective equipment
o Electrical safety
o Hazard communication with the new Global Harmonization updates
o Blood borne Pathogens
o Ergonomics
o Confined Space Entry

Sep 6, 2018
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Montpelier, Vermont - Comfort Inn
$ 300.00
Water and Wastewater Operator Safety Refresher 11118

Personal Safety encompasses every aspect of our life.  At home - at work - in our cars - on vacation - Accidents happen everywhere and happen to everyone.  This Safety Refresher Course will get you thinking about safety again and about safely accomplishing tasks so you can continue living your life to its fullest.  One fall from the ladder when you are putting up Christmas lights or performing maintenance at the plant could change your life as you and your family know it.   Water and Wastewater Professionals encounter many types of safety hazards every day, from hypodermic needles in manholes (confined spaces) to handling chemicals in the treatment plant to slips trips and falls.  This 6 hour course was developed with the Water and Wastewater Professional in mind and includes the following safety topics:

Excavation and Trench Safety - Ladder Safety - Basic Electrical Safety

Permit Required Confined Space Entry - Blood borne Pathogens - Chemical Handling Safety 

Personal Protective Equipment – Fall Protection

Nov 1, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
White River Junction, Vermont
$ 215.00
Basic Water Works Operations 111618

Operating and maintaining a water treatment plant, small or large entails many duties and responsibilities.  The state of Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division has certain expectations from water system Owners and Operators that fall under “The Safe Drinking Water Act”. 

The Basic Water Works Operations course focuses on the relationship between safe drinking water and the important role played by water operators in maintaining both adequate and safe drinking water supplies.  This requires predicting and preventing events and situations that can cause contamination and public health concerns. 

 During the course, participants receive an overview of Operator certification requirements, sampling and monitoring, O&M Manuals, Source protection plans, sanitary surveys, operating permits and operational duties of the water system owners or operators.   This course outlines responsibilities of water system personnel and serves as a good refresher. 

Nov 16, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
South Burlington, Vermont
$ 215.00
Permit Required Confined Space Entry- Trench and Excavation Safety 112818

Permit Required Confined Space for Water and Wastewater Operators

Water and wastewater workers encounter many Permit Required Confined Spaces in water and wastewater systems. 

This training session will educate and build awareness of the hazards of permit required confined spaces.  Safety hazards associated with confined space such as atmospheric (Hydrogen Sulfide, Methane), mechanical and blood borne pathogens are unique for wastewater water collection system workers. Recognition of Permit Required Confined Spaces and knowing the proper protective equipment and procedures for entry into a permit required confined space will help keep workers safe.   Having a rescue plan to extract workers without having to wait for rescue personnel is essential.  This class is intended as a first time Permit Required Confined Space or as a refresher.

OSHA CFR 1910.146

Excavation and Trench Safety for Water and Wastewater Operators: 

Water and Wastewater Operators face unique and dangerous situations when excavating a trench to repair water and wastewater lines.  There are many different utilities in a trench which makes protection of workers difficult to accomplish.  This class will educate workers on trench hazards and will also look at different options for protective systems.  OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P

Nov 28, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
South Burlington, Vermont
$ 215.00
Permit Required Confined Space Entry- Trench and Excavation Safety 121818

Permit Required Confined Space for Water and Wastewater Operators

Water and wastewater workers encounter many Permit Required Confined Spaces in water and wastewater systems. 

This training session will educate and build awareness of the hazards of permit required confined spaces.  Safety hazards associated with confined space such as atmospheric (Hydrogen Sulfide, Methane), mechanical and blood borne pathogens are unique for wastewater water collection system workers. Recognition of Permit Required Confined Spaces and knowing the proper protective equipment and procedures for entry into a permit required confined space will help keep workers safe.   Having a rescue plan to extract workers without having to wait for rescue personnel is essential.  This class is intended as a first time Permit Required Confined Space or as a refresher.

OSHA CFR 1910.146

Excavation and Trench Safety for Water and Wastewater Operators: 

Water and Wastewater Operators face unique and dangerous situations when excavating a trench to repair water and wastewater lines.  There are many different utilities in a trench which makes protection of workers difficult to accomplish.  This class will educate workers on trench hazards and will also look at different options for protective systems.  OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart P

Dec 18, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Brattleboro, Vermont
$ 215.00
Basic Water Distribution Operations and Maintenance 112918

This course was designed to introduce water distribution operators to key concepts needed to operate and maintain a water distribution system.  Attendees will learn the basic design and hydraulics of a water distribution system.  O&M of water distribution system components such as fire hydrants, valves, meters, piping and pressure reducing devices will be learned.  Water Audits- Leak Detection – Cross Connection Control – Water Quality Control and distribution system flushing will be discussed.  This course is a good refresher for those seasoned operators working in distribution systems currently.

 

Nov 29, 2017
8:30 am - 12:45 pm
White River Junction, Vermont
$ 125.00
Vermont Class 2 Water Certification Exam Preparation 9518-2

Class 2 Exam Preparation is approved by the Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division for Certification Preparation and  Water Certification Renewal Credits

 

Ø  This 18 hour class is designed to prepare Water Operators taking the Vermont Class 2 Water Operator Certification exam.

Ø  The Class 2 Water Operator Certification Exam Preparation Course is considered to be the “base Course” which covers the basics such as groundwater sources, characteristics, chemistry, microbiology, basic hydraulic theories, the safe drinking water act, sampling and monitoring, disinfection, pumping systems and water storage, water distribution, water operator safety and Class 2 water operator responsibilities and duties.

Ø  At the end of the third day a 100 question practice exam will be given and we will go over the exam answers in class as a group study session.

Ø  This course will prepare class 2 water operators taking the Vermont certification exam

Ø  Students will receive the text Book, “Introduction to Small Water Systems”

Ø  Lunch will be on your own

 

   Day 1- September 5, Day 2- Oct 9 Day 3 Oct 31          8:30AM – 4:00Pm         18 TCH’s        Course Fee:  $577

Price includes text book

 

Location:   White River Junction   Hartford Town Hall       171 Bridge ST     White River Junction VT -

Sep 5, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
White River Junction, Vermont
$ 577.00
Vermont Class 4 Water Certification Exam Preparation 9518-4

ü  Class 4 Exam Preparation is approved by the Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division for Certification Preparation and  Water Certification Renewal Credits

 

Ø  This 30 hour class is designed to prepare Operators taking the Vermont Class 4 Water Operator Certification exam.  (Surface Water)

Ø  The Class 4 Water Operator Certification Exam Preparation covers surface water sources, characteristics, chemistry, microbiology, basic hydraulic theories, the safe drinking water act, sampling and monitoring, disinfection, pumping systems and water storage, water distribution and water operator safety.  The course will also cover corrosion control, iron and manganese treatment, aeration treatment, fluoridation and granular activated carbon.  Surface water treatment – coagulation – flocculation – sedimentation – filtration – instrumentation/SCADA – Water Operator responsibilities and duties

Ø  At the end of the 5th day a 100 question practice exam will be given.  The exam will be corrected as a group as a study session.

Ø  Students will receive the text Book, AWWA Water Treatment series “Water Treatment Plant Operation”  - You can purchase the AWWA Water Operator Study Guide $75

Ø  Lunch will be on your own

 Day 1- September 5   Day 2 – September 10  Day 3- September 28   Day4 – October 22   Day 5- October 26  

                      8:30AM – 4:00PM    30 TCH’s   Course Fee: $1,049.00

         Location:    White River Junction   Hartford Town Hall       171 Bridge ST     White River Junction VT -

Sep 5, 2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
White River Junction, Vermont
$ 1049.00
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