SHORT SCHOOLS

Online training is designed to mirror the face-to-face short schools, and provide students with the tools necessary to enhance operating skills and prepare for the state certification exam. Glossary, crossword puzzles, slide presentations, and quizzes will enhance the learning experience. Students will have direct communication with a personal instructor to help answer questions. Short Schools are intensive training sessions designed as a comprehensive overview for operators of water and wastewater treatment facilities who are preparing for the state certification exam. ABC Need-to-Know criteria for operators are used as the topical outline for each Short School, and the Sacramento Manual is used as the reference text. Tuition includes manual. Course must be completed to earn CEUs – partial credit is not awarded. Students are allowed up to 12 weeks to complete the course.

 

ADVANCED and BASIC SHORT SCHOOLS AVAILABLE

 

PC Wastewater                                 28 hours – $499

Biological Wastewater                     28 hours – $499

Water Treatment                             28 hours – $499

Water Distribution                          28 hours – $499 (Basic)   $399 (Advanced)

Work at your own pace while sharpening your operating skills. These courses include glossaries, videos, visual aids, and practice quizzes. Students will have direct communication with a personal instructor to help answer questions. Review courses are intended for water and wastewater operators desiring to earn 12 hours of continuing education credit to maintain their water and/or wastewater operator certification and who are not preparing for the state certification exam. Course must be completed to earn CEUs – partial credit is not awarded. Students are allowed up to 4 weeks to complete the course. Course fee is $299.

PC Wastewater

Biological Wastewater

Water Treatment

Water Distribution

These courses are designed to supplement the continuing education requirements for water / wastewater operators and increase the basic skills that will assist operators in their daily activities at treatment facilities. The courses include: dealing with support systems, unit process control and other core competency material. Students will have direct communication with a personal instructor to help answer questions. Course must be completed to earn CEUs – partial credit is not awarded. The Wastewater Review course meets ABC’s continuing education requirements for approved course topic criteria for biological and PC. The Water Review course meets ABC’s continuing education requirements for approved course topic criteria for water treatment and water distribution. Students are allowed up to 2 weeks to complete the course. Course fee is $199.

 

Wastewater Review

Water Review

Water Distribution Review

This 12-hour advanced math course is beneficial for water and wastewater operators who are preparing for an advanced level state certification exam or for operators who desire a refresher course in mathematics. The course involves learning advanced math calculations that apply to treatment facilities. Course topics include a general math review and problems related to coagulation, chemical feeders, clarification, chlorination, fluoride, filtration, hydraulics, motors, pumps, and flow rates. This course meets ABC’s continuing education requirements for approved course topic criteria for water treatment, water distribution, biological, PC, and well driller. Course must be completed to earn CEUs – partial credit is not awarded. Students are allowed up to 4 weeks to complete the course. Course fee is $399.

This 12-hour introductory math course is beneficial for water and wastewater operators who are preparing for a basic level state certification exam or for operators who desire a refresher course in mathematics. The course involves practicing basic math calculations that apply to treatment facilities. Course topics include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimal equivalents, conversions, formulas, units of measure, word problems, and calculating dosages. This course meets ABC’s continuing education requirements for approved course topic criteria for water treatment, water distribution, biological, PC, and well driller. Course must be completed to earn CEUs – partial credit is not awarded. Students are allowed up to 4 weeks to complete the course. Course fee is $399.

This 10-hour course is designed for persons responsible for operating or managing swimming pools and spas. Topics include: South Carolina Rules and Regulations, legal requirements, water requirements, water chemistry, filtration and circulation, disinfection techniques, water testing, troubleshooting, problem prevention, and safety. Students will have direct communication with a personal instructor to help answer questions. Tuition includes the Certified Pool-Spa Operator Handbook from the National Swimming Pool Foundation. Course must be completed to earn CEUs – partial credit is not awarded. Students are allowed up to 4 weeks to complete the course. Course fee is $250.

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