Water Treatment Plant Operations Class C & B Training Course - Online (CB-DW) - Course 6623
Water Treatment Plant Operations Class C & B Training Course - Online (CB-DW)
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This University of Florida Training, Research, and Education for Environmental Occupations (UF TREEO) course on C/B Drinking Water Treatment Operations is recognized by Florida's Department of Environmental Protection as a prerequisite for taking the "C" and "B" level drinking water operator certification exams. This course provides 144 contact hours, or 14.4 CEUs.
The purpose of this course is to provide instruction in the fundamental principles involved in water treatment plant operation. Water treatment practices vary widely across the country; however, a number of distinct processes can usually be identified in any treatment plant. This course deals with both theoretical and practical aspects of these processes, and is intended to provide the basic knowledge necessary for you to begin a career in the water treatment field.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
Unlike a traditional classroom-based course, you do not need to show up to class at a specific time every day to participate in this online course. Instead, you need to complete the online lesson presentations, reading, assignments, and quizzes/tests. Although some of these activities will be ungraded, you are still required to complete them.
This fully online course is designed to be flexible and self-paced. The lesson sequence used in this on-line course generally follows the chapter sequence in the course manuals, "Water Treatment Plant Operation, A Field Study Training Program", Volumes I and II. The course consists of 3 modules that are broken up into a total of 23 lessons. The content of the course is as follows:
TEST AND EXAM DETAILS
All tests/exams consist only of multiple choice questions, which is meant to simulate the types of questions you’ll encounter on your state exam.
The tests/exams are closed book; you should not use your textbook, study notes, or the online content while taking your tests/exams. You should use a calculator and your mathematical formula sheets for all tests/exams.
Who Should Enroll
Anyone interested in gaining knowledge of operation and maintenance of a community drinking water system including owners, managers, supervisors, chief operators, shift operators, trainees, laboratory personnel and maintenance workers of a municipal drinking water treatment system. This course Is Approved to take the FDEP Class C and Class B Drinking Water Operator exams. Your certificate of completion is good for five years. So you need to take you state exam for C and B (if interested) within this period.
COMPLETION OF SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION
Instructions will be available in your online course for how to view and print your certificate of successful completion once you have met the following requirements:
UNIVERSITY POLICY ON ACCOMMODATING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
Students requesting accommodation for disabilities must contact UF Professional Development (firstname.lastname@example.org) Accommodations are not retroactive, therefore, students should contact the office before registering for the course.
UNIVERSITY POLICY ON ACADEMIC MISCONDUCT
Academic honesty and integrity are fundamental values of the University community. Students should be sure that they understand the UF Student Honor Code at https://www.dso.ufl.edu/sccr/process/student-conduct-honor-code/.
Required Textbooks (included with registration fee)
"Water Treatment Plant Operation, A Field Study Program", Volume 1, sixth edition, 2008
"Water Treatment Plant Operation, A Field Study Program", Volume 2, sixth edition, 2015
These manuals will arrive within two weeks of signing up for the class.
Additional Learning Aids
This course requires use of various math skills. If you feel that you need a refresher on basic math skills, we highly recommend that you take some time to watch videos and do practice problems at khanacademy.org . It is free to set up an account and track your progress.
Please visit khanacademy.org and sign up for a free account beforedoing any of the practice listed below.
You will find links to this page throughout the course to help you practice your Glossary terms for each chapter.
Tips for Studying:
Click the card to flip it to its other side.
· Click the speaker icon in the top right corner of each set to have the current card read to you.
· Click Options in the top right corner of each set of flashcards to change which side of the card you see and to shuffle the cards.
· Click Choose a Study Mode in the bottom right corner of each set to play different study games.
Have a smartphone or tablet? Download the Quizlet app so you can study your flashcards anywhere
Once you log in, search for CB-DW and the card sets for this course should be listed.
There are videos to watch at the end of several chapters.
Students, please be aware to qualify for the state exam you will need either a high school diploma or a FL Dept. of Education approved GED. Online GED's are not accepted by FDEP.
Students must sign up separately for the state Level-C Exam. For more information about the state exam, go to the FDEP Website.
Requirements for Online Courses:
This is an entry level course for the student just beginning studies in the water treatment field. This course covers the fundamental principles involved in water treatment plant operation. Water treatment practices vary widely in different areas of the country; however, a limited number of distinct processes can usually be identified in any treatment plant.
After completing the course, you will:
- Understand the responsibilities of water treatment plant operation and control.
- Develop skills in safe operational procedures, sampling, and laboratory testing techniques.
- Become familiar with the basic biology, bacteriology, mathematics, and chemistry associated with water treatment
- Develop skills in taking tests covering the material discussed in each lesson.
Delivery Mode:Flexible/Online (aim to complete a maximum of 3 lessons per week)
Prerequisites: None required
There are 14 lessons in this course. Each lesson deals with a treatment process that may be encountered in any water plant. The sequence in which each topic is addressed generally follows the sequence of processes used in a typical water treatment plant.
Assessment and Grading
Course assessment consists of multiple choice quizzes after each lesson. There are two exams taken online in this course: a mid-course AND a final exam. There are NO proctored exams.