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Seminar Topic Descriptions

On-Line Training Courses

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Training Units APPROVED for Colorado for 2014

Training Units APPROVED for Colorado for 2015

Training Units APPROVED for Nebraska

Select Courses APPROVED for Ohio

You will receive a Training Unit certificate regardless of whether or not a passing score is achieved on the final quiz.  We use the quizzes to engage our viewers, reinforce learned concepts, and to verify attendance.

To attend an on-line training class, select the class from the shopping cart menu below.  After payment has been received, you'll be directed to our training site. Courses are priced at $20 per contact hour.  One contact hour = 0.1 TUs.


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Course Title Length, Minutes Cost  
Math Modules      
      Unit Conversions*
      (Free Version. No TU)
35 $10
      (Free Version. No TU)
33 $10
      Chemical Dosing*
      (Free Version. No TU)
33 $10
Universal Courses      
      Pumps* 90 $30
      Hydraulics Basics*  60 $20
      Hydraulics of Pumped Systems*  120 $40
      Corrosion Control*  120 $40
      Maintenance of Wastewater Facilities*  90 $30
      Trenching and Shoring*  120 $40
      Confined Space Entry*  90 $30
Collection Systems Courses      
      Introduction to Collection Systems*  90 $30
      Collection Systems Inspect, Test, and Clean - Part 1*  120 $40
      Collection Systems Inspect, Test, and Clean - Part 2*  120 $40
      Lift Stations*  60 $20
      Pretreatment and Pollution Prevention*  150 $50
Wastewater Treatment Courses      
      Intro to Wastewater Treatment: A Plant Overview*  90 $30
      What's In My Wastewater?  Definitions and Ratios*  90 $30
      Fixed Film:  Trickling Filters and RBCs*  90 $30
      Lagoons and Wetlands*  120 $40
      Lagoons and Fixed Film (older)*  90 $30
      Activated Sludge Basics*  150 $50
      Activated Sludge Basics: A Mechanical Approach*,1  120 $40
      Activated Sludge Microbiology - Part 1*  60 $20
      Activated Sludge Microbiology - Part 2*  60 $20
      Types of Activated Sludge Systems*  90 $30
      Nitrogen Removal: Nitrification and Denitrification*  120 $40
      Phosphorus Removal: Biological and Chemical*  90 $30
      Secondary Clarifiers and SPA*  90 $30
      Activated Sludge Process Control*
      Tests and Troubleshooting* 
120 $40
      IFAS and Membrane Systems*      Coming Soon!
      Disinfection - Wastewater Focus*  90 $30
      Chlorine Cylinder Changeout Demonstration*  30 $10
      Intro to Solids Handling and 503 Regulations*  90 $30
      Aerobic and Anaerobic Digestion*  120 $40
      Belt Filter Presses*  90 $30
      Centrifuges*  90 $30
      Odor Control*  90 $30
      Lab - pH, Alkalinity, BOD, and Winkler*  120 $40
      Lab - Total Suspended Solids Testing*  60 $20
      Lab - Fecal Coliform Testing*  90 $30
      Proper Use of Spectrophotometers*  60 $20
      Basic Chemistry*, 120 $40
      Treatment of Metal Wastestreams*  60 $20
Water Treatment Courses     Coming Soon!

Note: W = Water, WW = Wastewater, I = Industrial, C = Collections, D = Distribution

Our training classes are APPROVED for Training Units in Colorado.  Courses marked by an * are also approved in Nebraska.  Courses marked by a 1 are also approved in Ohio.

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