Upcoming MTS Courses

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Start End Location Title Status Length Times CEUS Fee Description
December 8th, 2016 December 8th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Main Repair and Disinfection <7161>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day program is designed for water utility operators, contractors who install and work with water mains. This session considers dealing with a water main leak, we review procedures and repair materials and installation techniques, agenda items include:

  • Basic leak detection concepts
  • Proper system isolation procedures
  • Pipe types and the OD chart
  • Repair materials and installation techniques
  • Post repair procedures
  • Disinfection requirements
  • Chlorine calculations
  • Volume calculations
January 30th, 2017 February 3rd, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterBackflow Assembly Tester Certification <7156>5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1010.1

This 5-day program covers aspects of cross connection controls and backflow preventer assembly testing as published in the AWWA Canadian Cross Connection Control 2007 Manual published by the Western Canada Section American Water Works Association (WCS AWWA) and is followed by the BCWWA Backflow Assembly Testers Certification. Agenda items include:

 

Introduction to Cross Connection Control

  • Causes of backflow
  • Health aspects
  • Backflow incidents review
  • Legal aspects
  • Hazard classifications and types of hazards
  • Methods of backflow control (types of backflow preventers)
  • General installation requirements
  • Cross connection control program basics
  • Troubleshooting and repair of backflow preventers
  • Theoretical and practical testing procedures for:
    • Reduced Pressure Principle Backflow Preventer
    • Double Check Valve Assembly
    • Pressure Vacuum Breaker
    • Spill Resistant Pressure Vacuum Breaker

 

 

 

 

Final Exam upon successful completion provides BCWWA Backflow Assembly Tester Certificate:

  • 100 multiple choice questions (requires 75 % to pass)
  • Practical demonstration of ability to test valves as listed above

 

 

**NOTE: Registration for the exam is separate, please go to www.bcwwa.org to register for the exam (2 weeks prior to program)**

** Note: Upon request the course manual can be shipped in advance upon receipt of full payment. **

February 6th, 2017 February 10th, 2017 SquamishWaste Water Collection Level I-II <7751>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1054.2

This 4.5 day course provides the fundamentals for operating and maintaining collection systems efficiently and effectively. Also included are the basics of chemistry, biology, hydraulics and math for waste water collections operators. This also serves as a prep course for the EOCP certification exam for waste water collections level I and II. Topics Include:


1) Wastewater Collection Systems - Learn the different wastewater collection systems and characteristics

2) Lift Stations - Understanding what lift stations are and their roll in wastewater collection

3) Hydraulics & Mathematics concepts for Wastewater Collections - Grasp the mathematical & hydraulic concepts that pertain to wastewater

4) Operation and Maintenance of Equipment - Understanding the basics and importance of pumps, electricity and cleaning

5) Basic Biology and Chemistry for Wastewater Collections - Learn the basic biology and chemistry that is used in wastewater collection

6) Inspecting and Testing Collection Systems - To gain the knowledge about the different procedures for inspecting and testing collection systems


**Note: EOCP certification exam applications require separate submission 3 weeks prior to exam date. Please contact the Environmental Operator Certification Program http://eocp.ca/program-info/forms-and-applications to access the EOCP applications**

 

 

 

February 7th, 2017 February 7th, 2017 TerraceConfined Space Awareness (Terrace)<7152>1 day(s)8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.0.6$323.04

This 1 day program is designed for utility operators, construction workers and anyone required to work in and around confined spaces. The session provides a review of confined space entry programs & procedures as listed in the WCB Regulations, as well as a demonstration of equipment and personal protective equipment. Agenda items include:

1.       Definitions - To Comprehend CS terminology

2.       General Requirements & Responsibilities - Understanding the basic requirements & responsibilities of a CS Program

3.       CS Identification & Hazard Assessments - How to inventory CS & procedures for hazard assessments

4.       Lockout & Isolation - Requirements & application of lockout & isolation procedures

5.       Verification, Testing & Isolation - How to properly monitor, record & reduce atmospheric hazards

6.       Standby Personnel & Rescue - Understanding standby responsibilities & Rescue procedures

7.       Fall Protection & Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) - Requirements for and use of equipment and PPE

 

8.       CS Program Implementation & Manual - How to implement or update a CS Program

February 8th, 2017 February 8th, 2017 TerraceConfined Space Entry Level II (Terrace)<8231>1 day(s)8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.0.6$323.04

Prerequisite: Confined Space Awareness

This (1) day course provides proper procedures & practical exercise’s for students to safely enter a confined space using standard CS entry techniques & equipment with an additional component utilizing specialized techniques for simultaneous multiple worker entries. Topics Include:

1.       Regulations & Responsibilities - a review of OHS regulations & responsibilities,

2.       Hazards & Precautions - understanding hazards and learning precautions to eliminate,

3.       Inspection and Review of Equipment and PPE - reviewing function and operation of confined space entry equipment

4.       Knots, Rope and Specialized Equipment - Learn and demonstrate constructing a rope system for multiple worker entry

5.       Pre-Plan (Workers and Task)-  to Develop and organize a task plan

6.       Preparing Personnel for Entry / Inspection - understanding procedures and how to inspect equipment prior to use

7.       Preparing the Space for Entry - Learn how to set up equipment and prepare the space / area for entry

8.       Entry into a Confined Space - learning and demonstrating safe enter of a confined space

9.       Exiting a Confined Space - learn and demonstrate safe exit of a confined space

10.   Man-down Non-Entry Rescue Procedure - learn non-entry extraction techniques

 

11.   Post Entry Procedures

 

The course also provides a non-entry rescue exercise.

February 9th, 2017 February 9th, 2017 TerraceReservoir Maintenance and Cleaning (Terrace)<7158>1 day(s)8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.0.6$323.04

Designed for operators responsible for maintaining water systems with reservoirs, This 1 day program covers the procedures necessary for preparing for and cleaning a potable water reservoir. We strongly recommend attendees consider the confined space awareness program prior to this one.agenda items include:

  • Basic confined space procedures
  • System isolation procedures
  • Reservoir cleaning techniques and options
  • Disinfection requirements
  • Chlorine calculations
  • Volume calculations
February 10th, 2017 February 10th, 2017 TerraceCross Connection Control Awareness (Terrace)<7027>1 day(s)8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.0.6$323.04

This 1 day (0.7 CEU accredited) program will cover all aspects of cross connections as published in the Cross Connection Control Manual published by the AWWA Canadian Cross Connection Control 2007 Manual published by the Western Canada Section American Water Works Association (WCS AWWA) and is delivered primarily in a classroom setting, agenda items include:

  • Introduction to Cross Connection Controls
  • Causes of backflow
  • Health aspects
  • Legal aspects
  • Recommended backflow prevention procedures
  • Application of backflow prevention procedures
  • Types of backflow preventers
  • Recommended installation procedure
  • Recommended cross connection control program start up
  • Review of the testing process
February 28th, 2017 March 1st, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterRecertification for Backflow Assembly Testers <7119>2 day(s)8 to 4:30 then 8 to 11am0.9$478.1

Beginning in 2010, BCWWA requires all certified Backflow Assembly Testers to recertify every 5 years. This Recertification program meets the requirements of the BCWWA and provides existing certified testers the opportunity to ensure that are up to date with the latest testing procedures and current reference materials such as AWWA Canadian Cross Connection test requirements, plumbing code and local bylaw changes. This 10 hour course includes:

Current Test Procedure review

  • RP
  • DCVA
  • PVB
  • SRPVB
  • New forms, common errors

Summary of applicable standards as of the date of the course delivery

  • CSA
  • Canadian Cross Connection Manual
  • Plumbing Code (building code)
  • Current AWWA Canadian CCC tester certification policies
  • Local bylaws

 

This course is followed by a BCWWA Tester Recertification examination session which includes the practical and written examination.

The exam typically starts at Noon on the last day.

**NOTE: Registration for the exam is separate, please go to www.bcwwa.org to register for the exam (2 weeks prior to program)**

**AWWA Canadian Cross Connection Control Manual is "not" included in cost**

 

March 2nd, 2017 March 3rd, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater and Wastewater Pump Operations & Maintenance <8243>2 day(s)8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$590.1

This course is designed to assist field staff troubleshoot and repair water and sewer pumps. Hydraulics are introduced to assist with getting the best efficiency for the utility. At the end of the two day session the Pump Station Operator will have a better understanding of the importance of pump maintenance as it related to the operating expenses of the utility. The operator will also have the confidence to troubleshoot and tear down water and sewer pumps to perform basic repairs.

1.       Water Pump Fundamentals - Including wear rings and Impeller height settings

2.       Pump Cavitation and NPSH - Cavitation costs, modifying system parameters to resolve / minimize damage

3.       Pump Curves and Hydraulics - Includes affinity laws to begin the discussion on Variable frequency drives

4.       Sewer Pump Fundamentals including wire to water efficiency - Discuss true long term cost of ownership of various types of sewage pumps

5.       Pump rebuilding, bearing installation and troubleshooting - How to identify thrust direction and identify causes of bearing failure

 

6.       Pump alignment and next steps to increased efficiency - Alignment fundamentals, soft foot, base grouting, effects of piping strain

March 7th, 2017 March 7th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Awareness <7152>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day program is designed for utility operators, construction workers and anyone required to work in and around confined spaces. The session provides a review of confined space entry programs & procedures as listed in the WCB Regulations, as well as a demonstration of equipment and personal protective equipment. Agenda items include:

1.       Definitions - To Comprehend CS terminology

2.       General Requirements & Responsibilities - Understanding the basic requirements & responsibilities of a CS Program

3.       CS Identification & Hazard Assessments - How to inventory CS & procedures for hazard assessments

4.       Lockout & Isolation - Requirements & application of lockout & isolation procedures

5.       Verification, Testing & Isolation - How to properly monitor, record & reduce atmospheric hazards

6.       Standby Personnel & Rescue - Understanding standby responsibilities & Rescue procedures

7.       Fall Protection & Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) - Requirements for and use of equipment and PPE

 

8.       CS Program Implementation & Manual - How to implement or update a CS Program

March 8th, 2017 March 8th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Entry Level II <8231>1 day(s)8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.0.6$310.1

Prerequisite: Confined Space Awareness

This (1) day course provides proper procedures & practical exercise’s for students to safely enter a confined space using standard CS entry techniques & equipment with an additional component utilizing specialized techniques for simultaneous multiple worker entries. Topics Include:

1.       Regulations & Responsibilities - a review of OHS regulations & responsibilities,

2.       Hazards & Precautions - understanding hazards and learning precautions to eliminate,

3.       Inspection and Review of Equipment and PPE - reviewing function and operation of confined space entry equipment

4.       Knots, Rope and Specialized Equipment - Learn and demonstrate constructing a rope system for multiple worker entry

5.       Pre-Plan (Workers and Task)-  to Develop and organize a task plan

6.       Preparing Personnel for Entry / Inspection - understanding procedures and how to inspect equipment prior to use

7.       Preparing the Space for Entry - Learn how to set up equipment and prepare the space / area for entry

8.       Entry into a Confined Space - learning and demonstrating safe enter of a confined space

9.       Exiting a Confined Space - learn and demonstrate safe exit of a confined space

10.   Man-down Non-Entry Rescue Procedure - learn non-entry extraction techniques

11.   Post Entry Procedures

 

The course also provides a non-entry rescue exercise.

March 9th, 2017 March 9th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterReservoir Maintenance and Cleaning <7158>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

Designed for operators responsible for maintaining water systems with reservoirs, This 1 day program covers the procedures necessary for preparing for and cleaning a potable water reservoir. We strongly recommend attendees consider the confined space awareness program prior to this one.agenda items include:

  • Basic confined space procedures
  • System isolation procedures
  • Reservoir cleaning techniques and options
  • Disinfection requirements
  • Chlorine calculations
  • Volume calculations
March 20th, 2017 March 24th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Distribution - Level 1-2 <7811>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1010.1

This 5 day course combines the basic requirements of a water distribution system with advanced practical aspects of system construction, operation and maintenance. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WD-I / II.

The course is followed by an EOCP examination for catagories such as Water Distribution OIT, Level 1 or 2.

**Note: Certification exams require separate application 2 weeks in advance. Please contact the Envirionmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/ to register**

March 21st, 2017 March 21st, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterCross Connection Awareness for Administrators and Support personnel <7151>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day program covers pertinent aspects of cross connection control, referencing current manuals and standards, this session is of interest to those responsible for day to day water system and cross connection control program management/support, operations and Health Authority personnel. Agenda items include:

  • Introduction to Cross Connection Controls
  • Causes of backflow
  • Health aspects
  • Legal aspects
  • Recommended backflow prevention procedures
  • Types of backflow preventers
  • Installation procedure
  • Recommended cross connection control program development and implementation processes
  • Regulatory requirements
    • Operating Permits
    • CSA (Canadian Standards Association)
    • BCBC (British Columbia Building Code)
March 22nd, 2017 March 22nd, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterCross Connection Control Program Maintenance <7149>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day session is beneficial to program managers and those responsible for operating existing backflow prevention programs. During the day we will review typical processes required to maintain an organized and proactive cross connection control program, for existing programs we cover the necessary components to establish and maintain momentum, our approach includes;

  • By-laws and policy review /development
  • Public relations programs
  • Assessment prioritization and customer connection type review
  • Administrative systems
  • Facility assessment and survey tracking (management)
  • Internal and external training and presentations
  • Group discussion regarding common industry challenges

Our goal is to reinforce proven procedures specifically tailored to promote client self-sufficiency to confidently manage their CCCP program in house.

For the utilities just starting a Backflow Prevention Program, MTS Provides Cross Connection Control Consulting services focused on the development and implementation of backflow prevention programs. MTS has developed a complete program template (sold separately) that provides a cost effective and easy way to implement a program.

Our Cross Connection Control Program Template includes;

  • Draft Bylaw & Policy
  • Procedures for:
    • Departmental responsibilities,
    • Emergency response for backflow incidences,
    • Record keeping,
    • Facility management,
    • Backflow preventer guidelines,
    • Bulletin development,
    • Fire hydrant policy,
    • Working alone program,
    • Forms and letters to customers,
  • Public education samples
  • Program references

Program implementation is a multi phase process and can reasonably be staged over 1 to 3 years; additional program budget consideration must be given to:

Public relations;

  • General program introduction via bill stuffers and newspaper adds
  • Industrial, Commercial and institutional customers by direct mail

Personnel training;

  • Backflow Preventer Testers Certification course pre requisite for program manager
  • Facility assessment training
  • Facility assessment & backflow preventer inventory tracking software
March 27th, 2017 March 31st, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Treatment - Level 2 <7602>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.7$1103.55

This is a 5 day intermediate level course covering all core areas including: detailed treatment processes and systems, emerging technologies, mathematics and complex chlorine and chemical problem solving involving flow and filtration rates and, enhanced safety components. Troubleshooting tips, maintenance details, introductory management practices, and a thorough review of WT Level I is also undertaken in this course.

**Note: Certification exams require separate application 2 weeks in advance. Please contact the Envirionmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/to register**

March 28th, 2017 March 29th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterSmall Wastewater Systems <7765>2 day(s)8:00 am to 4:30 pm1.2$534.1

This 2 day Small Wastewater Systems course will be of value to operators of wastewater systems, particularly those that serve a population of less than 500. Upon completion of the course, students will have satisfied the training requirements which, combined with appropriate experience, will make them eligible to write the Small Wastewater Systems exam for the Environmental Operators Certification Program.

**Note: Certification exams require separate application 2 weeks in advance. Please contact the Environmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/ to register**

March 30th, 2017 March 31st, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterSmall Water Systems <7122>2 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm1.2$534.1

The Small Water Systems course provides a working knowledge of water distribution and water treatment practices, focusing on the basic aspects of system construction, operations, and maintenance. This 2 day course will be of value to all operators of water distribution and/or water treatment systems, particularly those that serve a population of less than 500. Upon completion of the course, students will have satisfied the training requirements which, combined with appropriate experience, will make them eligible to write the Small Water Systems exam for the Environmental Operators Certification Program.

This course will be followed by an EOCP examination session at the end of the second day of the course.

**Note: Certification exams require separate application 2 weeks in advance. Please contact the Environmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/ to register**

April 3rd, 2017 April 7th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterAdvanced Disinfection Processes <8036>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.4$1010.1

This 4.5 day course is designed for the operators who are or will be responsible for the operations of the disinfection process or processes. This hands-on and theoretical study course will provide the operator with a complete understanding, and the ability to apply and analyze the purpose, procedures, mathematical equations, operation and maintenance of the disinfection processes (existing, new or up and coming) for water and wastewater systems through classroom study and hands-on labs. Course topics are: Disinfection Basics, Chlorine, Chlorine Compounds, Ultra Violet, Ozonation, Advanced Processes.

April 11th, 2017 April 11th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterLeak Detection (Water System) <7129>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This program is designed for operators, and those working with water distribution systems who are responsible for the day to day operation and maintenance. This 1 day program provides a variety of leak detection concepts such as leak detection justification, programs for water loss modeling and leak detection procedures. Agenda items include:

Leak Detection concepts:

  • Water Leak History and Statistics
  • Types of Leaks
  • Leak Detection Programs
    • Water Loss Modeling
    • Leak detection
  • Typical piping materials and their effect on leak detection
  • Acoustic Leak detection procedures and equipment
    • Geo Phones
    • Correlation systems
    • Data logging
  • Factors effecting acoustic leak detection
  • Alternative Leak detection methods
April 12th, 2017 April 12th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Main Repair and Disinfection <7161>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day program is designed for water utility operators, contractors who install and work with water mains. This session considers dealing with a water main leak, we review procedures and repair materials and installation techniques, agenda items include:

  • Basic leak detection concepts
  • Proper system isolation procedures
  • Pipe types and the OD chart
  • Repair materials and installation techniques
  • Post repair procedures
  • Disinfection requirements
  • Chlorine calculations
  • Volume calculations
April 24th, 2017 April 28th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Treatment - Level 1 <7572>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.7$1010.1

This is a 5 day introductory course providing a basic knowledge of water treatment processes focusing on the practical aspects of plant operations. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as a WT I.

**Note: Certification exams require separate application 2 weeks in advance. Please contact the Envirionmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/ to register**

April 25th, 2017 April 25th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterAsbestos Cement Pipe (AC) I Awareness and PPE Requirements1 day(s)Pending$0

This course is under development and will be offered in the fall of 2016

April 26th, 2017 April 26th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterAsbestos Cement Pipe (AC) II Cutting and Handling techniques1 day(s)Pending$0

This Course is in develeopment and will be offered in the Fall of 2016

May 2nd, 2017 May 2nd, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterHypo Chlorination (1day) <7125>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day course is designed for the small system operator who is responsible for or will be responsible for the operation of a hypo-chlorinator. The program covers the basic aspects of hypo chlorination.

Broken into three modules:

  • Basic principles and concepts
  • Math
  • Hands on pump maintenance, trouble shooting, repairs and residual monitoring devises.

This course highlights the importance of disinfection and the monitoring process, concepts of chlorination, the types of hypo chlorites as well as safety and handling practices. The math will be a refresher of basic volume calculations then build into dilution factors and concentration calculations.

Operators will have access to a variety of hypo-chlorinators.

May 3rd, 2017 May 3rd, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Well Maintenance <7162>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$310.1

This 1 day program provides those who's water is supplied from a smaller well the information on how to properly monitor their well.

  • Chlorination and shock treatment
  • Wellhead protection concepts
  • Water Quality and general challenges associated with well water.
May 4th, 2017 May 4th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Main Commissioning <7523>0.5 day(s)12:30 to 4:30 p.m.0.3$170.1

This Session focuses on the process of commissioning of a new water main, topics include:

- Basic hydraulics and cross connection considerations

- Filling the main for the first time

- Pre pressure test considerations

- Troubleshooting / leak detection

- Post-test flushing requirements

- Chlorination

- Flushing and dechlorination

- Bacterial sampling

- Connecting the new main

May 9th, 2017 May 9th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterEmergency Response Plan Development <7153>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$394.1

This is a 1 day session combining an interactive discussion about Emergency Response Planning and reviewing the development of proper procedures, protocol, contact list, and distribution of the Plans. Group activities will include review and development of actual ERP’s. The combined result will be a thorough knowledge of the development & maintenance process as well as a rough draft of a tailored water system ERP. Attendees are encouraged to bring their existing ERP manual for review, comparison and updating.

May 10th, 2017 May 10th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterMaintenance Management Program Development <7123>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$394.1

The Maintenance Management Program Development course is a 1 day program where MTS provides a Maintenance Management template to be tailored during the operator training session. The concept is to provide the operators a tool to begin the development of a community specific distribution inventory and a maintenance management program. The template & training includes:

  • System mapping (drawn by hand during session) or review of current maps
  • Valve exercising & record keeping (inventory & location of all valves)
  • Reservoir cleaning
  • Flushing (create a flow map during class and establish a logical order for flushing)
  • Hydrant maintenance (establish hydrant inventory and maintenance records)
  • Sampling (record keeping)
  • Cl2 sampling (record keeping)
  • ERP draft
  • Cross Connection program update
  • Confined Space inventory update
May 11th, 2017 May 11th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterBasic Math and Disinfection calculations P.M <7126>0.5 day(s)0.3$170.1

This 1/2 day program is designed for water utility operators and provides a review of basic math relating to chlorination and disinfection. We combine basic math exercises and build the skills required to enable an operator to perform basic system and chlorine calculations with confidence. agenda items include:

  • Introduction to math
  • Basic math exercises
  • Formulas
  • Conversions
  • Chlorine calculations
  • Volume calculations
  • Flow rate calculations
May 11th, 2017 May 11th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterBasic Math and Water System Flushing Calculations A.M <7127>0.5 day(s)0.3$170.1

This 1/2 day program is designed for water utility operators and provides a review of basic math relating to water system flushing. We combine basic math excersises and build the skills required to enable an opterator to perform basic system calculations with confidence. agenda items include:

  • Introduction to math
  • Basic math excersises
  • Formulas
  • Conversions
  • Volume calculations
  • Flow rate calulations
May 15th, 2017 May 19th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWaste Water Treatment Level I <8010>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.4$1010.1

This 5 day course is designed for those working in a waste water treatment Plant environment. Combining the experience and knowledge acquired in the field, this session provides education and tools to better prepare attendee’s for the WWT Level I Examination.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

May 16th, 2017 May 19th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater & Waste Water Applications and CEU Renewal <8226>4 day(s)8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.4$852.1

This 4 day course will enhance Operator knowledge and understanding of the four core disciplines of Wastewater Treatment and Collection, Water Treatment and Distribution by reviewing the various technology and processes while introducing more advanced topics.  Other topics covered in this course include; safety, math, laboratory skills, and mechanical processes.

June 5th, 2017 June 9th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWaste Water Treatment Level II <8084>5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.7$1010.1

This 4.5 day course provides WWT Level 1 operators with information needed in accordance with ABC Need-to-Know criteria. The course builds on knowledge and skills operators have, providing students with a deeper understanding of conventional activated sludge and solids processing found at larger municipal wastewater treatment plants. Each chapter covers calculations in detail.

Course topics include:

·         Wastewater characteristics

·         Preliminary treatment (screens and grit removal)

·         Primary treatment (sedimentation and floatation)

·         Trickling filters and rotating biological contactors

·         Activated sludge

·         Wastewater stabilization ponds               

·         Effluent disinfection, discharge and reuse

·         Sludge thickening & dewatering               

·         Sludge digestion and solids handling

 


August 21st, 2017 August 25th, 2017 Vernon - MTS Training CenterCross Connection Control Inspector <7351>5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1363.95

This 5 day course is one of the most comprehensive in the industry and covers aspects of managing cross connection control program, with a primary focus on performing cross connection inspections and facility hazard assessments. This course is ideal for CCC Program Managers, Building Officials, Engineers, Wastewater Operators with reclamation systems & Health Inspectors. MTS Instructors are seasoned professional CCC technicians.

 

Agenda items include:

  • Hydraulics of backflow
  • Legal aspects & case studies
  • Review of all applicable Codes, Standards & local Bylaws
  • Methods of Isolation & determining degrees of hazards
  • Facility classifications & common cross connections
  • Identification & proper installation of backflow preventers (BFP's)
  • General safety
  • Pre-assessment preperation
  • Conducting a cross connection facility inspection
  • Post assessment procedures
  • Cross connection control program administration
  • New facility assessments
  • Existing facility assessments
  • Record Keeping
  • Assessments will be performed and reviewed every day. Proposed facilities to assess may include:
    • Gas station; Hotel mechanical room; small commercial building
    • Small restaurant/pub; educational facility
    • Waste water treatment plant, Swimming pool & sports complex 

 

MTS Inc. will require attendees to complete a written exam and a practical exam with a pass rate of 75 % to ensure attendees demonstrate an adequate level of subject matter competency. A Successful Completion Certificate will be issued by MTS to those who meet this requirement.

 

Attendee's need to bring:

Steel toed boots, small flashlight

A copy of CSA B64.10 (Selection and Installation of Backflow Preventers / Testing and Maintenance)