Course Matrix

Whether you have a simple system or a high-tech treatment plant, we can help you operate independently and cost-effectively with training and consulting for a large number of courses.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations

Suitable training for EOCP Municipal Wastewater Treatment Level I and Level II certification

3 days • 1.8 CEUs

This course provides technical training for the operation of wastewater treatment plants. Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write EOCP Level I or Level II exams.

Course topics:

  • Preliminary, primary and secondary treatment processes
  • Solids thickening, digestion and dewatering
  • Equipment operation and maintenance
  • Sampling protocols
  • Interpretation of lab data
  • Wastewater regulations
  • Safe work practices
  • Math review

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations Level III & IV
Suitable training for EOCP Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Level III and IV certification.

4 days • 2.4 CEUs

This course provides technical training for the operation of advanced wastewater treatment plants.

Course topics:

  • Regulations for wastewater treatment plants
  • Performance of preliminary and primary treatment
  • Troubleshooting secondary treatment processes
  • Types of microbes in wastewater processes
  • Calculations required for determining efficient operation
  • Aerobic and anaerobic digester operations
  • Sludge thickening and dewatering
  • Supervisory and administrative practices

Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Level III and IV certification exam.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Wastewater Collection System Operations
Suitable training for EOCP Wastewater Collection Level I and Level II certification

3 days • 1.8 CEUs

This course goes over the operation of wastewater collection systems. Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Wastewater Collection Level I or Level II exams.

Course topics:

  • Wastewater characteristics
  • Types of collection systems
  • System components
  • Lift stations and pumps
  • System inspection, maintenance and cleaning
  • Wastewater regulations
  • Safe work practices
  • Math review

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

UV Disinfection

1 day • 0.6 CEUs

This class discusses the use of UV disinfection in water and wastewater treatment systems.

Course topics:

  • How UV disinfection works
  • UV dose calculations
  • Performance validation protocols
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Drinking water disinfection
  • Treated wastewater disinfection
  • Odour control in collection systems

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Wastewater Lagoon Operations

1 day • 0.6 CEUs

This class examines the management of wastewater lagoons, including operation strategies for various sized systems. The class is aimed at wastewater operators, public works supervisors and facility owners.

Course topics:

  • How lagoons work
  • System designs and components
  • Permit compliance
  • Wastewater sampling and testing
  • Odour control
  • Cold weather operation
  • System inspection and maintenance
  • Field training is available for this course

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Water Distribution Systems Operations

Suitable training for EOCP Water Distribution Level I and Level II certification

3 days • 1.8 CEUs

This course provides technical training for the operation of water distribution systems. Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Water Distribution Level I or Level II exams.

Course topics:

  • System components
  • Reservoir, well and pump maintenance
  • Infrastructure cleaning and disinfection
  • Provincial legislation
  • Canadian drinking water quality guidelines
  • Water sampling and testing
  • Safe work practices
  • Math review

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Water Distribution System Operations Level III & IV

Suitable training for EOCP Municipal Water Distribution Level III and IV certification.

3 days • 1.8 CEUs

This course provides technical training for the operation of advanced water distribution systems.

Course topics:

  • Regulations and design standards for water distribution systems
  • Water quality and sampling techniques
  • Distribution components and operation
  • Chlorine handling and disinfection procedures
  • Pump operation and maintenance
  • Bedding and compaction requirements for pipe installation
  • Calculations required for distribution operators
  • Supervisory and administrative practices

Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Level III and IV certification exam.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Advanced Water Treatment Plant Operations

Suitable training for EOCP Water Treatment Level III and Level IV certification
3 days • 1.8 CEUs

This course expands the lessons from Water Treatment Plant Operations and introduces the following topics:

Course topics:

  • Water softeners
  • Ion exchange
  • Manganese greensand filters
  • Coagulation and flocculation
  • Reverse osmosis

Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Water Treatment Level III or Level IV exams.

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Water Treatment Plant Operations

Suitable training for EOCP Water Treatment Level I and Level II certification
3 days • 1.8 CEUs

This course covers the basics of water treatment plant operations. Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Water Treatment Level I or Level II exams.

Course topics:

  • Hydrological cycle and drinking water sources
  • Drinking water legislation and regulations
  • Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines
  • Water sampling and testing
  • Water treatment and chlorination
  • Equipment use and maintenance
  • Safe work practices
  • Math review

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Small Wastewater Systems Operations

Suitable training for EOCP Small Wastewater System certification
2 days • 1.2 CEUs

This course provides technical training for the operation of small wastewater treatment systems (systems that service up to 500 homes). Exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Small Wastewater System exam.

Course topics:

  • Wastewater characteristics
  • Collection systems
  • Treatment processes
  • Equipment use and maintenance
  • Safe work practices
  • Legislation
  • Math review
  • Emergency response plans

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Small Water System Operations

Suitable training for EOCP Small Water System certification
2 days • 1.2 CEUs

This course provides technical training for operating a small water system (a system that serves up to 500 homes). EOCP exam sessions are scheduled in advance for students wanting to write the EOCP Small Water System exam.

Course topics:

  • Hydrological cycle and drinking water sources
  • System organizational structure and operator responsibilities
  • Drinking water legislation and regulations\
  • Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines
  • Water sampling and testing
  • Water treatment and chlorination
  • Record keeping
  • Distribution system operations and maintenance
  • Equipment use and maintenance
  • Emergency response plans
  • Safe work practices
  • Math review

Field training is available for this course.

**Please note that the course and exam registration are two separate items. EOCP exam applications are to be completed through the EOCP website at https://crm.eocp.ca/ and are to be submitted three weeks before the scheduled exam date.**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Small Water Systems Refresher

Suitable training for small water systems operators.

1 day • 0.6 CEUs

This course provides an overview of small water systems and a review of emerging technologies.

Course topics:

  • Regulations for small water system operations
  • Updated Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality
  • Review of disinfection practices
  • System flushing and reservoir cleaning

**Please note that course topics can be added that are of interest to your specific group or system**

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Water Quality and Sampling

Suitable training for water distribution or water treatment plant operators.

2 days • 1.2 CEUs

**Please note that this course can also be delivered as a 1 day – 0.6 CEU version**

This course provides training on the set up of a water sampling protocol and then an evaluation of the results from the sampling program.

Course topics:

  • Updated Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality
  • Representative sampling
  • Written sampling procedures
  • Conducting various types of sampling throughout a water system
  • Quality control and assurance programs
  • Evaluation of water sampling results

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Water Main Flushing & Hydrant Flow Testing
Suitable training for water distribution operators of all levels.

1 day • 0.6 CEUs

This one-day course teaches operators to set up and evaluate flushing and testing programs using guidelines from the American Water Works Association and Canada’s Fire Underwriter’s Survey.

Course topics:

  • Review of various system flushing techniques
  • Planning a unidirectional flushing procedure
  • Understanding and evaluating how to conduct unidirectional flushing
  • Calculating minimum flush times
  • Collecting field data
  • How to conduct a fire flow test and calculate maximum system flows
  • Adopting safe work practices

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Hydrant Maintenance
Suitable training for all operators who conduct hydrant maintenance.

1 day • 0.6 CEUs

This course provides an overview of operation and maintenance procedures for implementing and evaluating a hydrant maintenance program.

Course topics:

  • Regulations for hydrant maintenance
  • Fire Underwriters Survey
  • Planning hydrant maintenance
  • Equipment and supplies required
  • Conducting and evaluating the hydrant maintenance program

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

Lift Station Operation & Maintenance
Suitable training for wastewater collection operators of all levels.

1 day • 0.6 CEUs

This course provides technical training for the operation and maintenance of lift stations of all sizes.

Course topics:

  • Regulations for lift stations and overflows
  • Types of lift stations
  • Sizing wet wells and pumps
  • Types of lift station pumps and auxiliary equipment
  • Regular maintenance procedures
  • Calculating pump flows

Interested in this course? Please let us know.

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