#4005 - WATER SYSTEM OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE (VIDEO HOMESTUDY) IEPA#5456
30 RTC Hours / 3 Month (time to complete)
Objective: The purpose of the video series is to prepare water system operators to safely and cost-effectively operate and maintain drinking water systems. The objective of the course is to provide operators with knowledge, skills, abilities, and judgment in seven separate, critical areas of water treatment and distribution.
Scope: This series of videos provides needed training for operators of public water systems. Operators have the responsibility of ensuring that safe and pleasant drinking water is delivered to everyone’s tap. The information provided in these videos focuses on seven critical areas and will help operators do their jobs with greater knowledge and efficiency.
1. Wellhead Protection
3. Water Storage Tanks
4. Sampling and Testing
5. Inspecting a Pump Station
6. Distribution Systems
7. Approaches to Compliance with Standards
ABOUT VIDEO TRAINING SERIES COURSES: The study material is contained in seven videos. Each video/reading lesson is arranged for you to watch a video, read a short section, write the answers to the questions at the end of the section, and check your answers against suggested answers.At the end of each chapter, you must take an online chapter exam.. You will be able to see your score online; 70% is suggested.
After you have completed the last chapter exam and in order to receive a certificate of completion, you must contact Illinois Section AWWA to set up a proctored exam at a local utility or nearby facility. After you have completed and passed the final exam with a minimum score of 70%, the Illinois Section AWWA will issue a certificate of completion.
Upon completion of this Illinois Section AWWA course, IEPA will award aspiring operators:
| Class A & B Operator License.
||6 month credit towards the 3 year requirement (can earn up to 12 months total by taking additional qualifying courses.); must hold a minimum of 2 years hands-on experience to take IEPA exam
Class C Operator License
|6 month credit towards the 1 year requirement; must be matched with 6 months hands-on training
|Class D Operator License
|| 3 months credit towards the 6 month requirement; must be matched with 3 months of hands-on training
Enrollment + Purchase DVD Set + Textbook
$180.00 - Illinois Section AWWA member / $265.00 - Non-member (includes one year Operator Level AWWA membership). Includes shipping.
To use the rental option below - please call our offices at 866-521-3595 x3
Enrollment + Rent DVD Set + Textbook
$130.00 - Illinois Section AWWA member / $215.00 - Non-member (includes one year Operator Level AWWA membership). Includes shipping to student, student responsible for return to ISAWWA.