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Class Name  Water Distribution System Operator Level 2 Online (DS/DW02014037 3.0 CEU)
Description  The Water Distribution System Operator Level 2 Online course meets the core subject area requirements of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Operator Knowledge Base Manual, providing the training required by rule for the Florida Water Distribution System Operator Level 2 licensing examination. Persons desiring to take the Florida Water Distribution Level 2 licensing examination must possess an active Level 3 Water Distribution System Operator license issued by the state of Florida.

This course also provides continuing education credit for Water Distribution System Operators and Drinking Water Treatment Plant Operators (DS/DW02014038, 3.0 CEU). The proctored end of course exam is not required for operators who only seek continuing education credit.

Students taking this course to qualify for the Florida exam are required to have access to the latest edition of Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance - A Field Study Training Program published by the Office of Water Programs, California State University - Sacramento. This manual may be purchased on-line at The course also provides links to documents that must be accessed, read and understood.

The online course is divided into 20 learning modules, as discussed below:
Module 1 - Public Water System Design Considerations
Module 2 - Storage Facilities
Module 3 - System Hydraulics & Layout
Module 4 - System Piping
Module 5 - System Components
Module 6 - Meters
Module 7 - Backflow Prevention
Module 8 - Water Quality
Module 9 - Distribution O&M - Inspections
Module 10 - Distribution O&M - Water Quality Monitoring
Module 11 - Distribution O&M - Pressure & Pumps
Module 12 - Distribution O&M - Pipe Maintenance
Module 13 - Corrosion Control & Disinfection
Module 14 - BMP's & Florida Regulations
Module 15 - Disinfection of Storage Tanks
Module 16 - Recordkeeping, SCADA, Emergency Planning
Module 17 - Disinfection
Module 18 - Safety
Module 19 - Distribution Mathematics
Module 20 - Administration

Although this course is self-paced, students are expected to complete the course within 3 months from the date of enrollment. Students must successfully pass the quiz given at the end of each learning module with a 70% or better score before being allowed to advance to the next learning module. To receive a Certificate of Completion from the course, students must successfully complete all 20 learning modules and successfully pass a proctored end of course examination with a score of 70% or better. The end of course exam is included in the course tuition fee.

After you have successfully completed the course and have passed the proctored 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 Level 2 Water Distribution System Operator licensing examination. Do not use the CEU certificate or the FDEP will reject your exam application!

The application for the proctored FW&PCOA Water Distribution Level 2 exam is provided at the end of the course.

Class Start:  10/22/2013
Class End:  7/31/2023
Price  $225.00

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