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Class Name  Water Treatment Plant Operator Level C
Description  This course is approved by the FDEP to meet the prerequisite course requirements to sit for the Florida "C" level water treatment plant operator licensing exam.

Students taking this course to qualify for the Florida exam are required to have access to the latest editions of Water Treatment Plant Operation - A Field Study Training Program, Volumes I and II published by the Office of Water Programs, California State University - Sacramento. These manuals may be purchased on-line at

After you have successfully completed the course and have passed the final exam, the FW&PCOA will mail you a certificate of course completion that must be used when applying to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for the Class C Water Treatment Plant Operator licensing examination.

This course contains an introduction, 26 training modules, and a glossary of selected terms. The 26 training modules cover:

Module 1: The Overall Water Treatment Process
Module 2: Scientific Concepts in Drinking Water Treatment
Module 3: Raw Water Characteristics
Module 4: Safety Hazards Associated with Drinking Water Technologies
Module 5: Regulations for Handling, Storage and Use of Hazardous Materials
Module 6: Basic Math Problems Common to Water Treatment
Module 7: Pumping and Basic Hydraulic Principles
Module 8: Principles of Disinfection
Module 9: Sampling Techniques and Interpretation of Results
Module 10: Federal, State and Local Regulations that Apply to Drinking Water
Module 11: Employability Skills
Module 12: The Aeration Process
Module 13: Mixing, Coagulation and Flocculation Processes
Module 14: The Sedimentation Process
Module 15: The Filtration Process
Module 16: The Water Softening Process
Module 17: The Stabilization Process
Module 18: The Corrosion Control Process
Module 19: The Disinfection Process
Module 20: Control and Treatment of Trihalomethanes
Module 21: Iron and Manganese Removal
Module 22: Taste and Odor Control
Module 23: The Demineralization Process
Module 24: The Fluoridation Process
Module 25: Facility Operational Processes
Module 26: Equipment Inspection and Basic Maintenance for Drinking Water Facilities

Class Start:  5/19/2011
Class End:  1/10/2030
Price  $300.00

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