Upcoming MTS Courses

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Start End Location Title Status Length Times CEUS Fee Description
May 9th, 2016 May 13th, 2016 Castlegar, City of (Fire Hall Training Room)Water Distribution - Level 1-2 <K><7811>4.5 day(s)8:00 am - 4:30 pm3.0$1222.72

This 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 3 weeks prior to exam date. Please contact the Envirionmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/ to register**

June 2nd, 2016 June 2nd, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Awareness <7152>1 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm0.6$308

This 1 day program is designed for small water utility operators and provides a review of confined space entry programs & procedures as listed in the WCB Regulations and utilizes reservoir cleaning as our practice area, agenda items include:

  • Safety
  • Confined space:
    • Regulations
    • Inventories
    • Entry permits
    • Atmospheric monitoring
    • Fall protection equipment
    • Emergency procedures
    • Entry procedures
    • Work limitations
  • Reservoir cleaning:
    • Work planning
    • Customer notification
    • Water Quality
    • Cleaning techniques and chlorine calculations
    • System commissioning
June 3rd, 2016 June 3rd, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Entry Level II <8231>1 day(s)8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.0.6$308

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.

 

The course also provides a non-entry rescue exercise.

June 6th, 2016 June 10th, 2016 Port Coquitlam, City of (Training Room)Water Distribution Level III / IV <7660>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.7$1008

This is a 5 day course offeres an advanced level operator the opportunity to prepare for certification in Water Distribution Level III / IV, focusing on the practical aspects of advanced plant operations. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as a WD III or IV.

**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**

June 13th, 2016 June 17th, 2016 Comox Recreation CenterWaste Water Collection Level I-II <7751>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1008

This 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 wastewater collections operators. This also serves as a prep course for the EOCP certification exam for wastewater collection level I - II.

 

**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**

 

 

 

June 20th, 2016 June 24th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Distribution - Level 1-2 <7811>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1008

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**

July 7th, 2016 July 8th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterRecertification for Backflow Assembly Testers <7119>2 day(s)8 to 4:30 then 8 to 11am0.9$476

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**

 

July 11th, 2016 July 15th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterBackflow Assembly Tester Certification <7156>5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm3.0$1008

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. **

October 3rd, 2016 October 7th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWaste Water Treatment Level I <8010>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.4$1008

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

October 18th, 2016 October 19th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterSmall Wastewater Systems <7765>2 day(s)8:00 am to 4:30 pm1.2$532

This 2 day Small Wastewater Systems course will be of value to operators of wastewater systems 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 Envirionmental Operator Certification Program http://www.eocp.ca/program-info/forms/ to register**

October 20th, 2016 October 21st, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterSmall Water Systems <7122>2 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm1.2$532

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**

October 31st, 2016 November 4th, 2016 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Treatment - Level 2 <7602>4.5 day(s)8:00am to 4:30pm2.7$1008

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**