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Small Systems Water, 1.8 CEU (WTER 1217)

In this three-day course students will learn basic math, water testing procedures, groundwater treatment, pumps, disinfection, distribution system components, backflow prevention, and operator safety.  

Students will write the Small Systems provincial certification exam to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



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Centrifugal Pump Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1253)

This one-day workshop will assist operators in the operation and maintenance of centrifugal pumps used in the water and wastewater industry. Those attending will learn centrifugal pump theory and classification,  operation and maintenance, and basic troubleshooting techniques.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Chemical Feed Pump Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1231)

This one-day workshop will assist operators in the operation and maintenance of hypochlorination systems, fluoridation systems, potassium permanganate feeders, and all types of chemical feed pump applications.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Cross Connection Control (PLMB 1603)

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Manual (75% required for successful completion).

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab.

Exam to be written on last day of class.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Recertification is required every five years.



Fee: $835 (materials and exam fee included), 36 hours/2 weeks
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Regina
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Regina

Cross Connection Control (Back Flo Prevention) (WTER 1800)

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Manual (75% required for successful completion).

This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab.

Exam to be written on last day of class.

Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

Recertification is required every five years.



Fee: $835 (materials and exam fee included), 36 hours/2 weeks
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
Register online, by mail or in Regina
Regina
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Register online, by mail or in Regina
Regina

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Cross Connection Control Awareness, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1244)

This one-day workshop will allow participants to gain a better understanding of cross connections and backflow conditions that can occur in distribution systems. Methods and devices available for protection will also be discussed. This understanding will help to protect owners, technicians and operator of buildings, laboratories and power/heating/cooling plants from litigations resulting from operating facilities in an illegal and/or unsafe manner.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Cross Connection Control Recertification (PLUM 1607)

This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment.

Exam written on last day of class

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual



Fee: $467 (materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week (Kelsey), $426, 10 hours/1 week (Wascana)
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Cross Connection Control Recertification (1801) (WTER 1801)

This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment.

Exam written on last day of class

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual



Fee: $467 (materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week (Kelsey), $426, 10 hours/1 week (Wascana)
CRNStart DateLocation
CRN: TBA
Register online, by mail or in Regina
Regina

Distribution System Maintenance, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1243)

This one-day workshop is a must for operators of water and wastewater facilities who are directly involved in water distribution system maintenance. The course will include a review of the basic components of a water distribution system with an introduction to unidirectional flushing.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Gas Chlorine Systems Workshop, 1.5 CEU (WTER 1208)

This two-day workshop is a must for operators of water and wastewater facilities who operate and maintain gas chlorination equipment. Those attending will receive “hands on” experience in the operation and maintenance of chlorinators, such as: cylinder mount and wall mount. The course will include both pressure and vacuum systems using a standard 68 kg container.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Ground Water Treatment Workshop, 1.2 CEU (WTER 1258)

This 2-day workshop is designed to acquaint municipal and community operators with the basic principles of treating groundwater for human consumption. This workshop is particularly useful for those who have had knowledge of the complexities of groundwater treatment and plant operation. Trainees will participate in a lab session and perform the “Chemical Oxidant Test” to gauge the effectiveness of iron oxidation with chlorine and potassium permanganate.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Hypochlorination Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1255)

This one-day workshop is a must for operators of water and wastewater facilities who operate and maintain hypochlorination systems. Those attending will learn about sodium hypochlorite solutions, and operation and maintenance of chemical feed pumps.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Iron and Manganese Removal Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1259)

This one-day workshop is a must for operators of water facilities who operate and maintain iron and manganese removal systems. Those attending will learn about the methods of identifying and controlling iron and manganese problems in potable water systems.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Jar Testing Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1239)

This one-day workshop will assist operators in the water treatment industry. Those attending will participate in a lab session and perform the “Modified Jar Test”, which is used to gauge the effectiveness of the coagulation/flocculation process.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Lagoon Operation and Maintenance Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1249)

This one-day workshop is designed to aid wastewater system operators in the regular maintenance and operation of a facultative wastewater lagoon. The workshop will also introduce the operator to the basic principles of facultative lagoon chemistry and microbiology.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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Small Systems Wastewater, 1.8 CEU (WTER 1221)

In this three-day course students will learn basic math, wastewater composition and treatment, lagoon operation and maintenance, sewage collection systems, pump components, sewer line problems, backflow prevention, and operator safety.  

Students will write the Small Systems provincial certification exam to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



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Surface Water Treatment Workshop, 1.2 CEU (WTER 1202)

This two-day workshop is a designed to acquaint municipal and community operators with the basic principles of treating surface water from dugouts, reservoirs and rivers for human consumption. This workshop is particularly useful for those who have had limited training and experience and for those who wish to refresh their knowledge of the complexities of surface water treatment and plant operation. Students will participate in a lab session and perform the “Modified Jar Test” used to gauge the effectiveness of the coagulation/flocculation process. This workshop is also a valuable learning experience for municipal officials who oversee the operation and maintenance of surface water treatment facilities.

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



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Wastewater Treatment and Collection, Class 1, 2.7 CEU (WTER 1220)

 

In this five-day course, students will learn basic math, units of measurement and conversion, waste water composition, sewage collection systems, treatment methods, and disposal methods.  

Students will write the Class 1 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



 

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Wastewater Treatment and Collection, Class 2, 1.8 CEU (WTER 1248)

This four-day course examines wastewater treatment/collection mathematics, preliminary treatment, primary treatment, secondary treatment, activated sludge processes, sludge treatment, solids disposal, wastewater hydraulics, pumps and components, wastewater hydraulics, wastewater collection operation and maintenance, backflow and cross-connection control, wastewater disinfection, and safety.  

Students will write the Class 2 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date. For more information, contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417



Prerequisites: Class I Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certification


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Water Analysis Workshop, 0.6 CEU (WTER 1242)

This one-day workshop is designed to aid water and wastewater plant operators in the collection and handling of water samples. The workshop will also introduce the operator to the basic principles of water chemistry and water analysis. Analyses will include chlorine (free/total), turbidity, colour, TDS/ conductivity, iron/manganese and pH

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



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Water Treatment and Distribution Upgrade, Class 1, 1.3 CEU (WTER 1240)

In this three-day course students will learn about distribution system hydraulics, pumps and components, cross-connection and backflow prevention, safety, surface water quality, removal strategies and surface water supply and treatment. Students will write the Class 1 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator
Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date. For more information call Richard Egroff, (306) 691-8417.

Prerequisites: Small Systems Water Certification


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Water Treatment and Distribution, Class 1, 2.7 CEU (WTER 1219)

In this five-day course students will learn basic math, water sampling, water testing procedures, ground and surface water treatment, distribution system hydraulics and components, backflow and cross-connection control, disinfection, pumps, and operator safety.

Students will write the Class 1 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.  

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.



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Water Treatment and Distribution, Class 2, 1.8 CEU (WTER 1257)

In this four-day course, students will learn surface water quality, supply and treatment, disinfection and safety, filter optimization, THM, corrosion, backflow and cross-connection control, distribution system hydraulics, pumps and components, instrumentation, and system operation and maintenance.  

Students will write the Class 2 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

 

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.  For more information contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417

Prerequisites: Class 1 Water Treatment and Distribution Certification


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Water Treatment and Distribution, Class 3, 1.8 CEU (WTER 1256)

In this four-day course, students will learn surface water quality, supply and treatment, disinfection and safety, filter optimization, THM, corrosion, backflow and cross-connection control, distribution system hydraulics, pumps and components, instrumentation, and system operation and maintenance.

Students will write the Class 3 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.  For more information contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417



Prerequisites: Class 2 Water Treatment and Distribution Certification


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