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Title Length CEU's Fee Description Start Dates
ABCs of Underground Utility Locating (7348) 1 days.6$310.1

The ABC's of Underground Utility Locating. Before you dig, confirm whether that is what you are digging for or trying to avoid. Learn and/or re affirm the principles & theory of underground utility locating in todays complex world of buried utilties. The day is practicle & hands on for all makes & models of locating equipment. Ample opportunity is given for relative questions & discussion (Delivered by Brian Kidwell of Eecol Electric)

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Activated Sludge Control 1 daysPending .6$310.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending an Activated Sludge Control course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Advanced Cross Connection Control For Public Health and Building Inspectors 2 days0$534.1

This Program is geared toward those responsible for inspections on new and existing buildings. With a focus on backflow prevention, the session explores common cross connections and current mitigation techniques to protect the occupants and public water system from contamination. Course topics include:

  • Cross Connection Awareness
  • Regulations
  • CSA
  • Overview of existing backflow devices
  • Common and Uncommon cross connections (commercial and residential)
  • Inspection techniques and processes
  • Dealing with building owners
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Advanced Waste Water Treatment Management 2 daysPending1.2$478.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending an Advanced Waste Water Treatment Management course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Advanced Waste Water Treatment Math <7996> 1 days0.3$310.1

This 1 day session targets Waste Water Treatment Plant Operators looking to hone their applied waste water math skills. Utilizing real plant data and formula's, attendees with practice applicable calculations for the following processes:

  • Preliminary and Primary Treatment
  • BNR Plants
  • Secondary Treatment
  • Force, pressure, HP, Pump and Motor efficiencies
  • Chemical Dosing, UVT, Lab Math
  • Conversions

 

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Asbestos Cement Pipe (AC) I Awareness and PPE Requirements 1 daysPending$350

Designed for those utility workers, contractors and personnel required to work in the vicinity of Asbestos Cement (AC) Pipe. This 1 day course is aligned with the WorkSafeBC regulations and requirements, the session provides an overview of Asbestos Containing Materials, the risks associated with working in the vicinity of and the regulatory requirements for working with and in the vicinity of AC pipe and includes sample Safe Work Procedures (SWP).

Agenda items include:

  • Recognizing Asbestos and Asbestos Containing Materials
  • Health and safety hazards
  • Safety Equipment
  • Exposure Control 
  • Regulations
  • Handling, removal and disposal requirements

 

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Asbestos Cement Pipe (AC) II Handling-Control Plans and Safe Working Procedures (SWP) 1 daysPending$350

Adapted to the Safe Work Procedures (SWP) of the host utility and designed for those utility workers, contractors and personnel required to work in the vicinity of Asbestos Cement (AC) Pipe, this 1 day session follows the AC Awareness training and allows workers the opportunity to practice their approved SWP’s and asbestos handing techniques.

Agenda Items Include:

  • Handling, Removal and Disposal Requirements
  • Hand Tools
  • Hot or Wet Tap
  • Spill Cleanup
  • Wrapping and Bagging
  • Disposal 

 

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Backflow Assembly Tester Certification <7156> 5 days3.0$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. **

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Backflow Assembly Tester Certification <Regional><7156> 5 days3.0$1350

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. **

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Backflow Assembly Tester Certification (VI) <7156> 5 days3.0$1423.92

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. **

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Backflow Assembly Tester Refresher <8038> 1 days0.6$310.1

This day program provides BCWWA Certified Backflow Assembly Testers an opportunity to re-enforce their testing skills and learn the latest testing procedures. Additionally, BCWWA is going to an every 5th year recertification program that includes a written and practical exam. This session provides the latest references regarding testing procedures, updates to regulations and current Cross Connection Control procedures as covered in the Backflow Assembly Tester Certification course.

 

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Backflow Assembly Trouble Shooting and Repair <7150> 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day (0.6 CEU accredited) program provides information and lab time on trouble shooting, repair and maintenance of backflow assemblies. This session targets currently certified backflow assembly testers and maintenance personnel.

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Backflow Device Installation and Design Criteria <7163> 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day program will covers pertinent aspects of cross connection control specific to the installation criteria for backflow devices. Referencing current manuals and standards this session is of interest to Health Authority Personnel, design engineers and municipal inspector. agenda items include:

  • Review of Cross Connection Controls
  • Causes of backflow
  • Health aspects
  • Legal aspects
  • Recommended backflow prevention procedures
  • Types of backflow preventers
  • Installation procedure
  • Regulatory requirements
  • CSA (Canadian Standards Association)
  • BCBC (British Columbia Building Code)
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Basic Hydraulics, Automatic Control, Air and Check Valve Applications (Phase I) 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day session begins with a basic hydraulics review and proceeds with control valve applications, trouble shooting and preventative maintenance. For additional details, please contact our office.

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Basic Math 0.5 days0.4$170.1

This is a ½ day refresher session offering math skill review to emphasize and, practice the core elements of the basic math requirements for water and waste water operators. Introduction includes a verbal group assessment to determine general math skill level the delivered material will cater to the general skill level and include: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, order of operations (BEDMAS), and the area and volume for rectangles and circles. Practical exercises and calculations will be performed using generic handouts populated with attendee system parameters (reservoir measurements, chlorine requirements, pipe volumes & flows etc.)

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Basic Math and Disinfection calculations P.M <7126> 0.5 days0.3$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
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Basic Math and Water System Flushing Calculations A.M <7127> 0.5 days0.3$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
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Basic Water Hydraulics, Pumps and Control Valves <8168> 2 days1.2$534.1

Designed and delivered by Greg Anderson of Mearls Machine Works Ltd, this program is designed for operators, pump technicians, well drillers and those with a vested interest in the proper operation and maintenance of a pumped water system. This 2 day program provides a review of Basic Hydraulics; Pump Types and Control Valves used in water systems. . Agenda items include:

Basic Hydraulics

  • Pressure vs. Head and Specific Gravity
  • Friction loss and Properties of water
  • NPSHa vs NPSHr
  • Reading pump curves
  • System Curves, Calculating Pump Brake Horsepower
  • Determining Pump Performance from Field readings
  • Handy Conversions and formulas

Pump Types

  • Detailed Construction of: End suction Centrifugal; Horizontal Split case; Vertical Lineshaft Turbine; Submersible Turbine; Motors for all listed
  • Installation of above
  • Operation and Maintenance

Control Valves

  • Basic Function
  • Application of common Types
  • Pressure Relief, Reducing, Sustaining, Pump control, Etc.
  • Construction
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Includes Animations of Various Valve Functions
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Bio Solids Management 1 daysPending .6$310.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a Bio Solids Management course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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BNR Control and Processes 1 daysPending .6$310.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a BNR Control and Processes course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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CCTV (Pipe Assessment) 1 days0.6$310.1

 

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a 1 day CCTV course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

 

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Chlorine Handler Refresher <7121> 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day program is intended for operators who have taken a chlorine handler course and are looking to update their skills. Delivered in our interactive facility, this session provides hands on practice primarily dealing with chlorine gas systems with a focus on the safe handling techniques, equipment and emergency procedures.

CLASSROOM TOPICS WILL INCLUDE 

  • Review of chlorination calculations
  • Relationship between chlorine dosage, demand and residual 
  • Residual measurements
  • Review of Work Safe BC handbook
  • Review use of repair kits A and B
  • Choice of respirators
  • Written procedures for tank changeover
  • Topics suggested by attendees

 

 

WORKSHOP COMPONENTS

  • Perform tank hook-up
  • Perform leak control using repair kits 
  • Perform chlorine residual testing
  • Trouble shoot gas chlorinator malfunctions

 

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Chlorine Handling and Disinfection Processes <8036> 4.5 days2.4$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: 

1. Disinfection Basics   - Re-enforce the principles of disinfection

2. Chlorine - Understand the principles, application and safety aspects of chlorine gas

3. Chlorine Compounds - Identify and understand the concepts and applications for chlorine compound

4. Ultra Violet - Understand the principles, application and safety aspects of ultraviolet

5. Ozonation - Discuss the principles, application and safety aspects of Ozonation

6. Additional Processes - Discuss and identify the other processes that are utilized for disinfection

 

  • November 13th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Confined Space Awareness <7152> 1 days0.6$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

  • November 22nd, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Confined Space Awareness (Regional)<7152> 1 days0.6$346.85

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

  • October 31st, 2017 ; Kimberley - Fire Hall Training Room
Confined Space Awareness for Food and Beverage processors 1 days0$310.1

This 1 day program is designed for those working within the food & beverage processing environment 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
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Confined Space Entry Level II <8231> 1 days0.6$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.

  • November 23rd, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Confined Space Entry Level II (Regional)<8231> 1 days0.6$346.85

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.

  • November 1st, 2017 ; Kimberley - Fire Hall Training Room
  • November 3rd, 2017 ; Kimberley - Fire Hall Training Room
Confined Space Rescue - Operations Level <7661> 5 days2.7$1092

This course is designed for operators and rescue personnel who may be required to work around or in confined spaces. In this is a five (5) day long course participants will acquire the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively coordinate, perform and supervise an operations level confined space incident. Concepts in incident command, rescue strategies and tactics, site management, team leadership, hazard mitigation, equipment management, advanced rescue techniques, rescue pre-planning, rescue scene management and termination will be explored and developed by the end of the course. The course meets the requirements of confined space rescue at an operations level.

 

 

Awareness section (one day);

  • standards and regulations
  • characteristics and typing of confined spaces
  • confined space hazards
  • lock out
  • atmospheric monitoring and detection

 Operations section (four days);

  • confined space entry equipment
  • ropes and knots
  • mechanical advantage systems
  • anchoring and rigging for confined spaces
  • ventilation for confined space
  • respiratory protection
  • safety and personal protective equipment
  • incident command systems
  • communications in confined spaces
  • confined space rescue patient packaging
  • confined space rescue internal rigging
  • due diligence and legal responsibilities for confined space rescue
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Control Valve Trouble Shooting and Repairs 1 days0.7$310.1

This program is designed for operators, pump technicians, well drillers and those working with globe style control valves in their system. This 1 day program provides additional trouble shooting and repair concepts for control valves. Agenda items include:

 

Control Valves:

  • Basic Function
  • Application and common challenges associated with globe valves such as:
    • Pressure Relief,
    • Reducing,
    • Sustaining,
    • Pump control
  • Trouble shooting techniques and concepts
  • Parts and repairs
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Cross Connection Awareness for Administrators and Support personnel <7151> 1 days0.6$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)
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Cross Connection Control Awareness <7027> 1 days0.6$310.1

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
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Cross Connection Control Awareness (Regional)<7027> 1 days0.6$346.85

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
  • October 30th, 2017 ; Kimberley - Fire Hall Training Room
Cross Connection Control Basics (Presentation) 0.5 days$0

This 1/2 day presentation targets Public Health Inspectors, Environmental Health Officers, Municipal Managers and Councilors and those responsible for regulatory compliance.

Presentation agenda includes:

  • 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

 

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Cross Connection Control Inspector <7351> 5 days3.0$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 preparation
  • 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)

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Cross Connection Control Program Maintenance <7149> 1 days0.6$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
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Dam Inspections 1 dayspending$310.1

Course is in development stage, description coming soon.

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Electrical Safety & Troubleshooting for Lift Stations <8183> 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day course will provide an understanding of electrical components of sewage lift stations, to be familiar with electrical safety requirements and safe working procedures. Outlining: operational aspects so that operators are familiar with basic operational checks and emergency procedures, and maintenance aspects so operators are familiar with typical maintenance programs designed to keep pump stations operating.

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Electrical Safety & Troubleshooting for Lift Stations (Regional)<8183> 1 days0.6$346.85

This 1 day course will provide an understanding of electrical components of sewage lift stations, to be familiar with electrical safety requirements and safe working procedures. Outlining: operational aspects so that operators are familiar with basic operational checks and emergency procedures, and maintenance aspects so operators are familiar with typical maintenance programs designed to keep pump stations operating.

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Electrical Safety for Pumps <8229> 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day courses will provide an understanding of electrical components of pump systems, to be familiar with electrical safety requirements and safe working procedures. Outlining: operational aspects so that operators are familiar with basic operational checks and emergency procedures, and maintenance aspects so operators are familiar with typical maintenance programs designed to keep pump stations operating. Course topics include:

·         Pump Components – Familiarize with common Pump components

·         Controls and Alarms – Brief overview of electric processes of controls

·         Operational Checks – Creating good daily habits for maintenance

·         Operational Issues – Common diagnosis of errors or functions

·         Electrical and Stand-by Power – Explanation of electrical power systems and generators

·         Safety Aspects – Creating safe working habits and awareness

·         ARC Flash – Overview of ARC Flash potentials

 

·         Troubleshooting – Teaching safe hands off troubleshooting techniques

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Emergency Response Plan Auditing & Implementation 1 daysPending .6$310.1

MTS Inc. has developed a win win program which combines an interactive group discussion about emergency response planning, a field trip to review procedures and processes then wraps up with more class room time. The end result is a current ERP program developed in conjunction with the people who may ultimately have to use it.

 

MTS trainers create an environment very conducive to participation, we provide tailored sessions depending on your utilities size / existing ERP program and number of operators involved and this course may qualify for CEU's.

 

MTS has developed the a template editor (MTS TE) to provide utilities with a simple method for maintaining and updating documents such as the ERP book Whether you have a current ERP program or need to develop one, this system provides numerous templates and the time to develop custom ones as required and includes:

  • Existing ERP review and update
  • Program development and implementation planning
  • Staff orientation and practice drills
  • Utility System review
  • Administrative system development and update process implementation
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Emergency Response Plan Development <7153> 1 days0.6$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.

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Excavation and Trench Safety (AM)<7328> 0.5 days0.3$170.1

This ½ day session targets system operators and the support personnel working in and around excavations. The program provides an overview of the WorkSafeBC requirements incorporating local policies & programs to highlight the risks and mitigation techniques associated within and around excavations. Attendee’s develop an understanding of the proper procedures to safely work in this environment.

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Excavation and Trench Safety (PM)<7328> 0.5 days0.3$170.1

This ½ day session targets system operators and the support personnel working in and around excavations. The program provides an overview of the WorkSafeBC requirements incorporating local policies & programs to highlight the risks and mitigation techniques associated within and around excavations. Attendee’s develop an understanding of the proper procedures to safely work in this environment.

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FAST User group meeting 1 days0$0

In an effort to ensure that you, as the end user of the Facility Assessment Survey Technology(FAST) software have the tools to best manage your backflow prevention program, MTS is holding a FAST user group session in our Vernon training Centre. Targeting the primary software users and their support people, the session provides the opportunity to exchange feedback and tips on program utilization techniques and provides an opportunity to network with your cross connection control neighbors.

The session runs from 10:00am till 2:00pm, lunch will be provided and there is not cost to attend, agenda items include:

Introductions

Review of FAST desktop and handheld applications

Feedback from users

Tip and Tricks

Database Maintenance

Backflow Prevention Program Q & A

 

Update concepts and timelines

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Fire Hydrant Maintenance <7128> 1 days0.6$310.1

This interactive and hands on course is of interest to: operators, contractors, fire fighters, engineers and those who are responsible for the fire hydrants on their system. This program provides maintenance requirements and procedures for a wide selection of the common hydrants in use today. This 1 day program covers Fire Hydrant Maintenance procedures, including:          

  • Safety
  • General hydrant maintenance requirements
  • Manufacturer specific hydrant maintenance
  • Hands on tear downs on several manufacturers hydrants
  • Whenever possible, we invite the manufacturer’s representatives to present the material specific to their hydrants. 

 

  • November 8th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Flow Metering and Advanced Automatic Control Valve Applications 1 days0.6$310.1

Designed to follow the Basic Hydraulics, Automatic Control, Air and Check Valve Applications (Phase I) this program builds on the basic materials covered and includes information on Flow Metering and Advanced Automatic Control Valve Applications. For additional details please contact our office.

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H2S Alive 1 daysPending .6$0

This one-day course is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The primary focus is to provide generic H2S program content to help workers work safely in and around H2S environments. The program covers the physical properties and health hazards of H2S, how to protect oneself and basic rescue techniques. Each student is required to operate a self-contained breathing apparatus and a detector tube device, and to perform CPR and rescue lift and drag exercises. This course in taught by a certified Enform instructor. Upon successful completion of written and practical examinations, the candidate will be issued an H2S Alive certificate, which is valid for three years.

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Hot Tapping (water mains) <7972> 1 days0.6$310.1

Targeting the operator responsible for performing service connections, this one day program offers theory and hands on live tapping, 3/4 & 1 " service connections and when requested / available 6" size on size demonstration. The course covers the following topics.

- Basic Hydraulics

- Water Main materials and characteristics

- Tapping materials and proper installation techniques

- Safety

- Tapping procedures (4 manufacturer's machines for use)

- Final connections, testing and flushing

Summary

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Hydrostatic Pressure Testing 1 daysPending .6$310.1

This 1 day program is designed for water utility operators, contractors who install water mains, engineer tech's responsible for observing tests and municipal inspectors. The program covers agenda items include:

  • Basic math excercises
  • Formulas
  • Conversions
  • Chlorine calculations
  • Volume calculations
  • Pressure testing principals
  • AWWA Specifications
  • Basic leak detection concepts
  • Pipe types and testing traits
  • Valve operation and characteristics
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Hypo Chlorination (1day) <7125> 1 days0.6$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.

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Industrial WWT Management 1 daysPending .6$310.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending an Industrial Waste Water Treatment management course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Interactive Emergency Response Plan (ERP) implementation 2 daysPending1.2$580

This 2 day program is designed to enhance an operator's confidence and skills when dealing with operational upset requiring the deployment of an ERP (Emergency Response Plan).

 

The program includes:

  • Review of specific ERP prior to going into the field
  • Attendee's with then be responsible to organize all necessary resources (people, equipment, tools etc.) and all participants will be given a roll to play.
  • Play out all steps required to rectify the situation including some actual repairs to Mocked up pipes/valves/pumps etc.
  • Complete the necessary safety precautions i.e. confined space protocal; excavation safety; lockout procedures etc.
  • Deal with utility customers, and any other involved people
  • Then safely bring the component and system back on line.

The scenarios will be structured to challenge the operators skills when dealing with operational upset, the difficulty can be varied according to how the operator(s) are handling the drill; an operator struggling with the basics will not encounter as many obstacles as one handling the situation with a higher level of confidence, for these operators the facilitator can introduce additional obstacles to enhance the challenge and experience.

 

At the end of each exercise, the facilitator will provide a debriefing to all participants focused on recognizing procedures performed correctly and reviewing re-enforcing procedures and processes in need of refinement.

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Introduction to Cross Connection Control <7423> 0.5 days0.3$170.1

This 1/2 day session is typically delivered on the water suppliers site in conjunction with the cross connection control program development/implementation. Delivered to the water supplier staff the session explores pertinent program components using the specific local documentation and references current manuals and standards. Attendees leave with a basic understanding of backflow prevention.

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Jar Testing <7120> 1 days0.6$310.1

Designed for water treatment plant operators, this 1 day program is focused on the procedures, process and interpretation of jar testing. Additional information and descprition to be provided soon.

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Leak Detection (Water System) <7129> 1 days0.6$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
  • November 9th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Leak Detection (Water System)(Regional)<7129> 1 days0.6$346.85

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
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Maintenance Management Program Development <7123> 1 days0.6$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
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Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal Process 1 daysPending .6$310.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal Process course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

Not currently scheduled. Get notified for the next run date by Clicking "I'm Interested".
Operator Safety and Equipment Awareness <7159> 1 days0.6$310.1

Operator safety is paramount to the successful day to day operation of any water or wastewater system. This 1 day program explores the various safety aspects related to daily operation in a municipal utility environment. The target audience is New operator and others required to work in and around the utility world.agenda items include:

  • WCB Requirements
  • WHIMS components
  • Hydraulic forces
  • Confined space basics
  • Working around mobile equipment
  • Working with gas powered equipment
  • Safe trenching techniques
  • General safety awareness
Not currently scheduled. Get notified for the next run date by Clicking "I'm Interested".
PACP Canadian Edition - CSA Plus 4012 2 days2.0$0

Pipeline Assessment Certification Program with CSA PLUS 4012

Pipeline Assessment Certification Propram (PACP) with CSA PLUS 4012 Technical Guide to Visual Inspection of Sewer Pipe. A new Canadian Standard for CCTV Sewer Inspection and the use of PACP data in Asset Management.

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Recertification for Backflow Assembly Testers <7119> 2 days0.9$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**

 

  • February 15th, 2018 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Recertification for Backflow Assembly Testers (Regional)<7119> 2 days0.9$544.95

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**

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Reservoir Maintenance and Cleaning <7158> 1 days0.6$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
  • November 24th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Reservoir Maintenance and Cleaning (Regional)<7158> 1 days0.6$346.85

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
  • November 2nd, 2017 ; Kimberley - Fire Hall Training Room
Sanitary and Storm Main Flushing 1 daysPending .6$310.1

 

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a 1 day Sanitary and Storm Main Flushing course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

 

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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SCADA 101 1 daysPending .6$310.1

Using our integrated water treatment plant and Supervisory Controls And Data Acquisition system, this program is designed to provide operators with a hands on experience and understanding of the uses for and benefits of SCADA system operations, topics include:

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending this 1 day SCADA  course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Seasonal / New Utility Worker Orientation Program 1 daysPending$310.1

As part of our Peer to Peer training program, MTS has several off the shelf training modules specifically designed to be delivered by experienced utility personnel. Designed to be delivered in 30 minute sessions (qualifies for CEU's) this training material provides new/seasonal employees with an orientation for subjects such as "Working Around Mobile Equipment" "Working With Small Gas Powered Equipment" "Emergency Response Plan Orientation" etc.

 

The MTS trainer orientation process helps to prepare experienced personnel to deliver and Engage the new employee, tailor the material specific to their utility and develop additional modules.  

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Sewer Pump and Lift Station Maintenance (Introductory) <7359> 1 days0.6$310.1

This 1 day introductory course is designed for operators with Sewer lift stations as part of their utility operation and maintenance routines. The program provides attendee’s with a thorough review of the components, operational and safety requirements of working with lift stations. Hands on opportunities provided using clean demonstration equipment and a tour of a live station.

Agenda Item include:

  • Overview of a lift station
  • Safety
  • Components and Operations
  • Station Checks
  • Servicing Routines

 

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Sewer Pump and Lift Station Maintenance (Introductory) (Regional)<7359> 1 days0.6$346.85

This 1 day introductory course is designed for operators with Sewer lift stations as part of their utility operation and maintenance routines. The program provides attendee’s with a thorough review of the components, operational and safety requirements of working with lift stations. Hands on opportunities provided using clean demonstration equipment and a tour of a live station.

Agenda Item include:

  • Overview of a lift station
  • Safety
  • Components and Operations
  • Station Checks
  • Servicing Routines
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Small Waste Water System Orientation (Collection, Lift Stations, Septic, Lagoon) <7620> 2 days1.2$534.1

This 2 day course provides an introduction to small wastewater systems. Operational and maintenance aspects related to collection systems, lift stations, septic systems and sewage lagoons. This will provide students with a better understanding of typical systems in small communities.

 

Upon completion of the course, students will have satisfied the training requirements which, combined with the appropriate experience, will make them eligible to write the Small Wastewater Systems - Lagoon exam for the Environmental Operator 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.

 

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Small Wastewater Systems <7765> 2 days1.2$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**

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Small Water Systems <7122> 2 days1.2$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**

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Supervisory Skills for Operators (Essentials of Effective Supervision) <7781> 2 days1.2$534.1

This two day workshop is ideal for current or aspiring supervisors in a

public works environment. Participants will examine topics ranging from supervisory styles, challenges making the transition from 'employee' to 'supervisor', how to set performance standards, effective communication for various audiences, what progressive discipline means and how it is applied, and what due diligence looks like in the contemporary workplace. Activities include examples of actual workplace issues that face supervisors of all operations, large, small and in between.

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Time Management (Modern Basics)<7873> 0.5 days0.3$170.1

designed for the operator / project manager, this 1/2 day session provides a review and re-enforcement of tried and true time management techniques, agenda items include:

Priority Management

Review and discussion of Current Practices

Basic principals of time management

Recognizing and dealing with Common Time Killers

Scheduling techniques to streamline a day/week/month

This session includes several excersises based on the attendee's challenges.

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Training Techniques and Orientation Delivery for Supervisors 1 days0$310.1

This 1 day session targets employee's that are in or moving into a supervisory capacity. Our objective is to motivate and empower your senior staff to provide in house inductee orientation, safety and advanced training. Designed with the "Develop from within" approach, this program is an integral part of a successor ship planning/development concept. Our trainers are seasoned and energetic, they come from within the utility world and create an enlightened training environment enhancing the opportunity to learn, retain then deliver the material.

Agenda items include:

Review of:

  • Existing utilities Training and Safety Program
  • Material update requirments and identification of responsibilities
  • Delivery methods
  • Training equipment
  • Communication skills
  • Roll Playing exercises (we know nobody likes these however, they do work ;)
  • Peer review
  • Implementation and summary discussions
  • EOCP Training Registry (how it works and how to get on it) 

Don't have an inductee training program, we can provide one that is easily customized to fit your utility, modules can include:

  • Customer service; Working around mobile equipment; Equipment hand signals;
  • Valve and hydrant operation; Environmental issues; Gas powered hand tools;
  • Plan reading; local specifications; Tapping procedures; Emergency Response plan deployment; Confined Space program orientation, etc.

 Please contact our office for additional details

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Training Techniques and Training Registry Orientation 0.5 days0$170.1

With the introduction of the EOCP Training Registry, many operators have expressed interest in becoming trainers however, some would like more direction. MTS has developed a ½ day trainer orientation session providing operators who want to share their experiences and knowledge the opportunity to review the concept with seasoned trainers and explore material available through the Training Registry.

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Uni Directional Flushing (UDF) 1 daysPending .6$310.1

 

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a 1 day Uni Directional Flushing course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

 

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Utility Worker Orientation (Tools and equipment awareness) 1 days0.6$310.1

This one day program serves as a formal introduction and orientation for new utility workers and summer students. Focused on the introduction to working safely around mobile equipment as well as the proper operation of motorized and non motorized hand tools, attendee's get a hands on orienation to the common equipment found in a utility environment.

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UV Disinfection Processes and Techniques 1 daysPending$310.1

This one day course is intended for water and wastewater operators who’s systems have ultra violet (UV) disinfection. The session includes class room and lab components covering the basic principles of UV, its bactericidal properties, applications as well as operations and maintenance of the equipment and lights.  


  • October 25th, 2017 ; Parksville
Valve and Appurtenance Operation, Maintenance and Record Keeping (Regional) 1 days0.6$346.85

Designed for operators, and system administrators as well as those with a vested interest in the proper operation and maintenance of a water system. This 1 day program provides a review of maintenance requirements for valves and appurtenances connected to water systems and explores record keeping methods. Agenda items include:

  • Types of maintenance
  • Valves, Hydrants and common appurtenance maintenance requirements
  • Asset inventory and value
  • Maintenance records
  • Computerized maintenance programs
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Waste Water Collection Level I <7751> 4.5 days3.0$1054.2

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 collections level I.

 

**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**

 

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Waste Water Collection Level I-II <7751> 4.5 days3.0$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**

 

 

 

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Waste Water Collection Level II <7751> 5 days3.0$1054.2

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a Waste Water Collection II course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Waste Water Collection Level III 5 daysPending$1010.1

We are currently monitoring interest for this course. If your interested in attending a Waste Water Collection III course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Waste Water Treatment Level I <8010> 4.5 days2.4$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

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Waste Water Treatment Level II <8084> 5 days2.7$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

 


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Waste Water Treatment Level III <7851> 4.5 days2.7$1010.1

This 4.5 day course will review all aspects of wastewater treatment operations from preliminary treatment through to return of effluent to the environment. The guiding documents in preparing the course are the ABC WWT plant operator Need-to-Know (NTK) criteria, the 2012 ABC standardized exam NTK criteria and the applicable Acts and Regulations of British Columbia.

  • November 6th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Waste Water Treatment Level IV 5 daysPending$1010.1

We are currently monitoring interest for the course, if your interested in attending a Waste Water Treatment IV course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Water & Waste Water Applications and CEU Renewal <8226> 4 days2.4$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.

1. Safety  -  Understand regulations and importance of Operators safety while working

2. Water and Wastewater Regulations - Review GCDWQ and EPA regulations. Discuss muni. sewage regs. and changes

3. Administration and Security - Discuss supervision, leadership techniques and security importance for Ops

4. Pressure Pumps and Instrumentation - Review pressure calc., pump types and importance of proper instrumentation

5. Math for Water and Wastewater - Calculations solving various dosing, flow and electrical problems

6. Source Water and Types of Wastewater - Discuss various types of source water and wastewater characteristics

7. Laboratory -   Analyze chemical and lab techniques utilized in W and WW applications

8. Water Treatment -  Discuss various WT processes available and advancements in technology      

9. Water Distribution - Review construction guidelines, chlorination, repair of WD and fire hydrant

10. Wastewater Treatment -  Discuss forms of wastewater treatment and advances in technology

11. Wastewater Collection - Discuss construction and repairs for WWC and maintenance involved

 

  • October 31st, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Water & Waste Water Applications and CEU Renewal (VI)<8226> 4 days2.4$1104.08

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.

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Water and Waste Water DAF Operations <7312> 1 days0.6$310.1

This course is under development and will be completed based on requests, if your interested in attending a 1 day introduction to water treatment systems course through MTS, please place a "High" level of interest in the course list training matrix found in your operator profile.

Thanks for your continued support and interest in training with MTS

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Water and Wastewater Pump Operations & Maintenance <8243> 2 days1.2$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

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Water Distribution - Level 1 <7811> 4.5 days3.0$1010.1

This 5 day introductory course provides a basic knowledge of water distribution practices and focuses on the practical aspects of system construction, operation and maintenance. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WD-I.

This program will be followed by the EOCP Water Distribution examination on the last 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**

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Water Distribution - Level 1-2 <7811> 4.5 days3.0$1010.1

This 4.5 day course combines the introductory and second level water distribution disciplines, providing the basic knowledge and advanced appreciation of water distribution practices. Focusing on the practical aspects of construction, operation and maintenance of water distribution systems. 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**

  • December 11th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Water Distribution - Level 1-2 <K><7811> 4.5 days3.0$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**

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Water Distribution - Level 2 <7811> 5 days3.0$1010.1

This 5 day course provides an advanced appreciation of water distribution practices and focuses on the practical aspects of construction, operation and maintenance of water distribution. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as a WD II systems. The course is also followed by an EOCP examination for Water Distribution Level 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**

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Water Distribution Level III / IV <7660> 4.5 days2.7$1010.1

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**

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Water Main Break Repair <7346> 0.5 days0.3$170.1

This 1/2 day program is designed for water utility operators and contractors who install / work with water mains. This session provides a hands on review of proper techniques to locate, repair and recommission a leaking water main.

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Water Main Commissioning <7523> 0.5 days0.3$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

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Water Main Pigging (Swabbing) 1 days0$310.1

This session provides a day in the field at an actual pigging sight. 

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Water Main Repair and Disinfection <7161> 1 days0.6$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
  • November 10th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Water Main Repair and Disinfection (Regional)<7161> 1 days0.6$346.85

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
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Water Meter Testing and Maintenance 1 daysPending .6$308

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Water Quality for Operators (M I) 2 days1.2$0

This 2 day course is designed for operators and focuses on the water quality aspects from their perspective.

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Water Quality Sampler Orientation (Private session) <7154> 1.5 days0.9$421.34

Designed for those responsible for taking potable water samples in small communities. This 1.5 day program provides a basic introduction to the various components of a water systems, sampling techniques. Agenda items include:

  • Water sources
  • Pumping and storage
  • Distribution systems
  • Valves, Hydrants and common appurtenances
  • Drinking water legislative overview
  • Sampling requirements
  • Disinfection requirements
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Water Quality Sampling 1 Day (7775) 1 days0.6$0

Designed for people responsible for taking water samples and operators whose duties include sampling. This 1 day program provides a thorough coverage of the procedures for microbiological sampling and analysis, as well as a basic introduction to chemical, biological and other water quality parameter sampling.

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Water System Orientation (Sales People) 2 days0$562.1

This 2 day program is designed specifically for industry sales personnel and offers a source to tap overview of a water system. Working with our "live" system, attendees develop an exceptional understanding of product usage and application in our hands on training environment. This program provides equipment and appurtenance installation and maintenance information on a variety of common water system components. Derived from of our existing programs, the training can be tailored to meet your companies specific requirements, components include but are not limited to:

ü                   Source Water (theory)

ü                   Basic Hydraulics (theory & demonstration)

ü                   Wells and Pumps (theory & demonstration)

ü                   Chlorination (theory, demonstration & hands on)

ü                   Controls and Control Valves (theory & demonstration)

ü                   System Isolation and service valves (theory & demonstration)

ü                   Repair couplings, saddles and service materials (theory & hands on)

ü                   Hydrants (theory & hands on)

ü                   Water Meters (theory & hands on)

ü                   Backflow Preventers (theory, demonstration & hands on)

ü                   Specialized tools and equipment (theory, demonstration & hands on)

ü                   Hot Tapping (theory, demonstration & hands on)

Our water system represents several manufacturers' equipment and materials, please contact our office for specifics as we are happy to explore the inclusion of additional products.

For company exclusive sessions, consider the opportunity to provide your staff with alternative training, our facility is an excellent platform for your group to host presentations and demonstrations delivered by:

 

ü                 Manufacturer representatives

ü                 Internal product specialists

ü                 Sales and marketing trainers

ü                 Human resources etc.

 

We are able to facilitate / integrate any of the above sessions into or after this program, please contact Shawn (250) 503-0893 to discuss.

 

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Water System Orientation an interactive Experience <7155> 1 days0.6$310.1

Designed for new operators, small system administrators and those with a vested interest in the proper operation and maintenance of a water system, this 1 day interactive experience walks participants through a live water system. From the life size (operational) and transparent water well to the curb stop representing the end of the system, this component by component tour allows participants to get their hands on most of the equipment in use on a typical water system. Our purpose built interactive training facility includes a fully operational water system and represents typical components from source to tap.

 

Our system and the hands on tour include components such as:

ü       Ground water (life size, operational, above ground and transparent water well)

ü       Pumping and storage (several variations of pumps and an active reservoir system)

ü       Disinfection equipment (chlorine room with sodium, calcium and gas chlorination) 

ü       Sampling and monitoring lab equipment (chorine residual and bacteriological)

ü       Distribution system (variety of charged pipe from 150mm mains to 20mm services including repair couplings, saddles and service connections with main and curb stops)

ü       Valves (control, air relief, gate, butterfly, check, backflow prevention, ball, plug etc.)

ü       Hydrants (dry barrel slide gate, compression and yard style)

ü       Metering (positive displacement and turbine) (Magnetic and propeller. spring 2010)

 

This dynamic and interactive session always includes a complete system tour. Our program does offer flexibility and the delivery is adjusted based on the results of the initial assessment where we identify the specific area’s of interest and expand on these components as time permits.

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Water System Repair, Maintenance and Disinfection <7592> 1 days0.6$310.1

By request, we have taken highlights of our Watermain Break Repair, Reservoir Maintenance and Disinfection and condenced them into a single day format. This session is of interest to those looking for a refresher on the basics of disinfection as it relates to water main repairs and reservoir cleaning.

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Water System Trouble Shooting 1 daysPending .6$310.1

Designed for new operators, small system administrators and those with a vested interest in the proper operation and maintenance of a water system. This 1 day program provides an exploration of water system characteristics and trouble shooting concepts as well as discussion on when is the right time to ask for help. agenda items include:

  • What to do when things go wrong
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Basic Pump trouble shooting
  • Basic leak detection
  • Distribution system characteristics
  • Valves, Hydrants and common appurtenance failures
  • Test
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Water Treatment - Level 1 <7572> 4.5 days2.7$1054.2

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**

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Water Treatment - Level 1 <K> (7572) 4.5 days2.7$1223.73

This is a 4.5 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://eocp.ca/program-info/forms-and-applications to register**

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Water Treatment - Level 1 (VI) <7572> 4.5 days2.7$1075

This is a 4.5 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://eocp.ca/program-info/forms-and-applications to register**

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Water Treatment - Level 2 <7602> 4.5 days2.7$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**

  • October 30th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Water Treatment - Level 2 (K) <7602> 4.5 days2.7$1379.41

This 4.5 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. To register for the exam please contact the Envirionmental Operator Certification Program www.eocp.ca

 

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Water Treatment Level III - IV <7606> 4.5 days2.4$1010.1

This 5 day course offers an advanced level operator with the opportunity to prepare for certification in water treatment Level III or IV, focusing on the practical aspects of plant operations. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as a WT III or higher.

**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**

  • November 13th, 2017 ; Vernon - MTS Training Center
Water Well Maintenance <7162> 1 days0.6$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.
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WCB Occuppational First Aid Level 1 1 days0.6$110

This basic first aid course is designed to provide skills that include; minor wound care, CPR & obstructed airway management, hemorrhage control, recognition of spinal injuries and stabilization of the injured worker until a higher level care is available. This course also provides students with information relating to WCB regulatory requirements and appropriate documentation.

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Well Pump Installer 2 daysPending$750

This 2 day course is designed to provide the Well Pump Installer Challenger the technical information to compliment the experiential knowledge and prepare the candidates for certification. Based on the ITA Need to Know criterial, there are 11 modules covering topics such as: Regulatory requirements; principles of well pump installation; geological properties; factors influencing aquifers; selection, sizing, troubleshooting and repair of pumps. This session will be followed by the ITA Well Pump Installer Certification exam (ITA prerequisites will need to be met)

 

 

Industry Overview and Work Practices

Workplace Safety

Well Drilling Methods

Geology

Ground Water

Aquifer Potential

Ground Water Quality

Pumping Systems

Pumping System Electricals

Pumping System Troubleshooting and Repairs

Water Well Systems

 

The MTS training center has a well pump simulator 37’ deep with a live pump and controls

Various cut-away’s pumps, pitless adapters etc.

Electrical equipment and instruments

Chlorination systems

 

This course is designed to help prepare well pump installers to write the ita examination. Some review will be provided on basic safety, well drilling methods, geology, ground water quality, and Aquifer potential. But the primary focus is on the technical and practical aspects of selecting, applying and troubleshooting well pumps. Electrical and motor controls will also be covered with the understanding that Safety Authority certification as an FSR well pump installer must be obtained separately. It is understood that the challenge candidate will have completed the trade related work experience for water well drilling, geo-exchange drilling and geotechnical and environmental before applying to the ita.

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WHMIS 0.5 days0.3$310.1

This is a 1/2 day Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) course developed by Canadaian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, this session includes an exam and upon successful completion, a certificate will be presented.

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WSO (for Sales) Level II (Presentation Skills Development) 2 days0$700

Catering to the seasoned sales person, those providing company orientations and anyone required to perform a technical presentation, this advanced session explores typical adult learning styles and the complimentary training techniques which provide the best opportunity for engagement.

Focusing on presentation styles, technical sales techniques and product demonstrations,  attendees will explore the various learning characteristics and styles of the "adult learner" (customer) and the presentation techniques associated - linked with those learning styles.

The end result is an approach that provides the advanced sales person / team leader / manager the ability to hone their sales style and presentations in a way that caters to the adult learner (customer),

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