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Start End Location Title Status Length Times CEUS Fee Description
June 24th, 2024 June 28th, 2024 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWater Treatment Level I <7572>.4.5 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 4.5-day course provides the basic knowledge of water treatment practices, focusing on the practical aspects of the operation, maintenance & monitoring for these processes. Utilizing a hands-on facility combined with theoretical studies provides operators with a dynamic learning environment. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WT Level I. Course topics include Regulations & Responsibilities, Water Sources, Storage, & Intakes, Math, Coagulation & Flocculation, Sedimentation & Filtration, Additional Treatment Processes, Disinfection, Electrical & Mechanical Equipment, Water Quality, Monitoring & Lab Procedures and General Safety. A great pre-study course for those who will be applying to write the certification exam.

 


** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

June 24th, 2024 June 28th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Treatment Level I <7572>.4.5 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 4.5-day course provides the basic knowledge of water treatment practices, focusing on the practical aspects of the operation, maintenance & monitoring for these processes. Utilizing a hands-on facility combined with theoretical studies provides operators with a dynamic learning environment. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WT Level I. Course topics include Regulations & Responsibilities, Water Sources, Storage, & Intakes, Math, Coagulation & Flocculation, Sedimentation & Filtration, Additional Treatment Processes, Disinfection, Electrical & Mechanical Equipment, Water Quality, Monitoring & Lab Procedures and General Safety. A great pre-study course for those who will be applying to write the certification exam.

 


** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

July 8th, 2024 July 9th, 2024 Courtenay - Komoks BandWastewater Stabilization Ponds and Lagoons <1226965>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Over the course of 2 days this curriculum is aimed at developing a Wastewater Operator’s understanding of the operations of wastewater stabilization ponds, reviewing the purpose, function, components, microbiology of, sampling, monitoring, and analyzing, including lab techniques and procedures. Also, a great prep course for higher level WWTP Operators

July 10th, 2024 July 12th, 2024 Courtenay - Komoks BandSmall Wastewater Systems <8040>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 3 day course provides basic knowledge and information needed to operate Small Wastewater Collections and Treatment systems.  Suitable for operators and/or custodians operating Small Wastewater Systems with up to 500 population on a part time or full time, and needing to acquire knowledge and information to operate said systems efficiently and economically.

 

Instruction topics include:

  • Safety
  • Sewage collection systems
  • Lagoons
  • Septic systems
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Sewage lift stations
  • Electricity and Applied Mathematics
  • Overviews of system components
  • Disinfection
  • Structures and group discussions on mechanical concepts
  • Operations strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Trouble shooting practices

This course will prepare operators to write a Small Wastewater System Certification Exam. MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

July 22nd, 2024 July 23rd, 2024 Terrace - Sportsplex (Rich McDaniel Room)Wastewater Stabilization Ponds and Lagoons <1226965>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Over the course of 2 days this curriculum is aimed at developing a Wastewater Operator’s understanding of the operations of wastewater stabilization ponds, reviewing the purpose, function, components, microbiology of, sampling, monitoring, and analyzing, including lab techniques and procedures. Also, a great prep course for higher level WWTP Operators

July 23rd, 2024 July 25th, 2024 Chilliwack - Yarrow Community Centre (Southside room)Small Water Systems <8037>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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 3 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

Regulations & Responsibilities - Understand the operator requirements and the regulatory requirements 

Watersheds, Sources & Wells - Identify the water sources for a small water system

Treatment - Acknowledge the requirements and methods for treatment

Storage & Math - Comprehend the math formulas used for volume, dosage and cleaning

Disinfection - Understand disinfection principles and the application, of hypo chlorination

Distribution Systems - Recognize the purpose of maintaining and troubleshooting a distribution system

Water Quality & Sampling - Understand and define water quality along with the proper techniques for sampling

Safety - Re-enforce the necessity and requirements of Safety

 

MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


July 24th, 2024 July 26th, 2024 Terrace - Sportsplex (Rich McDaniel Room)Small Wastewater Systems <8040>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 3 day course provides basic knowledge and information needed to operate Small Wastewater Collections and Treatment systems.  Suitable for operators and/or custodians operating Small Wastewater Systems with up to 500 population on a part time or full time, and needing to acquire knowledge and information to operate said systems efficiently and economically.

 

Instruction topics include:

  • Safety
  • Sewage collection systems
  • Lagoons
  • Septic systems
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Sewage lift stations
  • Electricity and Applied Mathematics
  • Overviews of system components
  • Disinfection
  • Structures and group discussions on mechanical concepts
  • Operations strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Trouble shooting practices

This course will prepare operators to write a Small Wastewater System Certification Exam. MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

August 26th, 2024 August 30th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWaste Water Treatment Level I <8010>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.4$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Wastewater Treatment Level I

This 4.5-day course is designed for those working in a wastewater treatment Plant environment and for Operators looking to pre-study for the certification exam. Combining the experience and knowledge acquired in the field, this session provides education and tools to better prepare attendees for the WWT Level I Examination. Topics covered include Sources, Physical Characteristics, Hydrological cycle, Nutrient cycle, Eutrophication, lift stations, preliminary and primary treatment, activated sludge, RBCs, Digesters, Disinfection, Sludge, Safety, Flow, Motors, Dives and Vales.

CEUs (Core:  WWT, SWWS) (Related:  WD, WT, WWC, SWS)

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

August 26th, 2024 August 30th, 2024 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWaste Water Treatment Level I <8010>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.4$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Wastewater Treatment Level I

This 4.5-day course is designed for those working in a wastewater treatment Plant environment and for Operators looking to pre-study for the certification exam. Combining the experience and knowledge acquired in the field, this session provides education and tools to better prepare attendees for the WWT Level I Examination. Topics covered include Sources, Physical Characteristics, Hydrological cycle, Nutrient cycle, Eutrophication, lift stations, preliminary and primary treatment, activated sludge, RBCs, Digesters, Disinfection, Sludge, Safety, Flow, Motors, Dives and Vales.

CEUs (Core:  WWT, SWWS) (Related:  WD, WT, WWC, SWS)

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

September 9th, 2024 September 13th, 2024 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWater Distribution Level I - II <7811>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.3.0$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

September 9th, 2024 September 13th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Distribution Level I - II <7811>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.3.0$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

September 16th, 2024 September 17th, 2024 Courtenay / ComoxIntroduction to Watershed Monitoring and Management <1226546>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

 

Designed for water system operators, this course offers a basic understanding of watershed management and awareness. Topics will characterize drinking water sources and watersheds, discussing the many seasonal, environmental, human, and industrial impacts on water sources. Topics  and objectives include:

1. Introduction to watersheds - Characterizing drinking water watersheds

2. Source water - Understanding and defining both surface and ground water sources

3. Impacts on source water - To discuss and define the impacts of seasonal, environmental, human, and industrial on source water

4. Watershed monitoring - Evaluating factors to consider in a monitoring program

5. Responsibilities - Identify water system management and operator responsibilities for watershed monitoring

 

September 18th, 2024 September 20th, 2024 Courtenay / ComoxHypo Chlorination and Pump Labs (8155) + Water Well Maintenance <7162>.3 day(s)8:60 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Hypo Chlorination and Pump Labs (8155)

This course covers the theory and science of sodium and calcium hypochlorination and designed for water system operators responsible for disinfection utilizing hypochlorites and operating hypochlorinators. Topics: types of hypochlorites; importance of disinfection and monitoring process; chlorination concepts; safety and handling practices, basic math refresher and hands on lab time with the pumps.

Topics & Objectives include theory of disinfection and chlorination, basic math, sampling lab, principles of hypochlorination, concentration and dosing calculations, working with pump components, tearing down pumps, hypochlorination systems, hypochlorinator lab, safety, handling and troubleshooting hypochlorinators, calibration lab.

 

Water Well Maintenance (7162)

This 1-day course provides small well operators and private well owners the information and procedures for monitoring, disinfecting, protecting and water quality trouble shooting of their well. Topics include groundwater sources, wells, regulations, wellhead protection, groundwater quality, groundwater challenges, disinfection.

October 9th, 2024 October 11th, 2024 ChilliwackSmall Wastewater Systems <8040>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 3 day course provides basic knowledge and information needed to operate Small Wastewater Collections and Treatment systems.  Suitable for operators and/or custodians operating Small Wastewater Systems with up to 500 population on a part time or full time, and needing to acquire knowledge and information to operate said systems efficiently and economically.

 

Instruction topics include:

  • Safety
  • Sewage collection systems
  • Lagoons
  • Septic systems
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Sewage lift stations
  • Electricity and Applied Mathematics
  • Overviews of system components
  • Disinfection
  • Structures and group discussions on mechanical concepts
  • Operations strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Trouble shooting practices

This course will prepare operators to write a Small Wastewater System Certification Exam. MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

October 22nd, 2024 October 24th, 2024 Courtenay / ComoxSmall Water Systems <8037>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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 3 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

Regulations & Responsibilities - Understand the operator requirements and the regulatory requirements 

Watersheds, Sources & Wells - Identify the water sources for a small water system

Treatment - Acknowledge the requirements and methods for treatment

Storage & Math - Comprehend the math formulas used for volume, dosage and cleaning

Disinfection - Understand disinfection principles and the application, of hypo chlorination

Distribution Systems - Recognize the purpose of maintaining and troubleshooting a distribution system

Water Quality & Sampling - Understand and define water quality along with the proper techniques for sampling

Safety - Re-enforce the necessity and requirements of Safety

 

MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


November 4th, 2024 November 5th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Awareness <7152> + Confined Space Entry Level II <8231>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Confined Space Awareness

This 1 day program is designed for utility operators 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:

 

  •         Definitions - To Comprehend CS terminology
  •         General Requirements & Responsibilities - Understanding the basic requirements & responsibilities of a CS Program
  •         CS Identification & Hazard Assessments - How to inventory CS & procedures for hazard assessments
  •         Lockout & Isolation - Requirements & application of lockout & isolation procedures
  •         Verification, Testing & Isolation - How to properly monitor, record & reduce atmospheric hazards
  •         Standby Personnel & Rescue - Understanding standby responsibilities & Rescue procedures
  •         Fall Protection & Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) - Requirements for and use of equipment and PPE
  •         CS Program Implementation & Manual - How to implement or update a CS Program

 

 

Confined Space Entry Level II

 

Prerequisite: Confined Space Awareness

 

This (1-day) course provides proper procedures, roles, responsibilities & practical exercises for Supervisors, Standby Personnel, and Entrants for safe entry into confined spaces 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.

 

Attendees will need to bring their own proper steel toes, work gloves, coveralls

 

November 6th, 2024 November 8th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterHypo Chlorination and Pump Labs (8155) + Water Well Maintenance <7162>.3 day(s)8:60 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Hypo Chlorination and Pump Labs (8155)

This course covers the theory and science of sodium and calcium hypochlorination and designed for water system operators responsible for disinfection utilizing hypochlorites and operating hypochlorinators. Topics: types of hypochlorites; importance of disinfection and monitoring process; chlorination concepts; safety and handling practices, basic math refresher and hands on lab time with the pumps.

Topics & Objectives include theory of disinfection and chlorination, basic math, sampling lab, principles of hypochlorination, concentration and dosing calculations, working with pump components, tearing down pumps, hypochlorination systems, hypochlorinator lab, safety, handling and troubleshooting hypochlorinators, calibration lab.

 

Water Well Maintenance (7162)

This 1-day course provides small well operators and private well owners the information and procedures for monitoring, disinfecting, protecting and water quality trouble shooting of their well. Topics include groundwater sources, wells, regulations, wellhead protection, groundwater quality, groundwater challenges, disinfection.

November 13th, 2024 November 15th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Rescue Techniques and Annual Refresher <7901>.3 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This three day course is recommended for students who have previously attended and completed the Confined Space Rescue Operations Level Course, as the CS Rescue Operations Level requires annual training to maintain certification status as per regulations. 

Topics Include: 

·        Review Hazards, precautions and documentation          

·        Review operation of equipment & personal protection equipment          

·        Review entry procedures & non-entry rescue technics

·        Conduct practical exercises

·        Review operation level rescue technics

·        Review rope based rescue techniques

·        Review patient packaging & extraction

·        Review team coordination and site management           

 Conduct practical exercises / exam        

November 18th, 2024 November 22nd, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterConfined Space Rescue - Operations Level <7661>.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This course is designed for operators and rescue personnel who may be required to work around or in confined spaces. In this five day 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

 

November 26th, 2024 November 28th, 2024 TerraceSmall Water Systems <8037>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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 3 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

Regulations & Responsibilities - Understand the operator requirements and the regulatory requirements 

Watersheds, Sources & Wells - Identify the water sources for a small water system

Treatment - Acknowledge the requirements and methods for treatment

Storage & Math - Comprehend the math formulas used for volume, dosage and cleaning

Disinfection - Understand disinfection principles and the application, of hypo chlorination

Distribution Systems - Recognize the purpose of maintaining and troubleshooting a distribution system

Water Quality & Sampling - Understand and define water quality along with the proper techniques for sampling

Safety - Re-enforce the necessity and requirements of Safety

 

MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


November 26th, 2024 November 28th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterFire Hydrant Maintenance <7128>, Leak Detection (Water Systems) <7129>, Water Main Repair and Disinfection <7161>.3 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

The Fire Hydrant Maintenance, Leak Detection (Water Systems), Water Main Repair and Disinfection are 1 day courses run consecutively over a 3 day period – see course descriptions in the Interactive Program Courses. Fire Hydrant Maintenance / Leak Detection (Water Systems) / Water Main Repair and Disinfection

December 9th, 2024 December 13th, 2024 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Distribution Level I - II <7811>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.3.0$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

December 9th, 2024 December 13th, 2024 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWater Distribution Level I - II <7811>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.3.0$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

January 20th, 2025 January 24th, 2025 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWaste Water Collection Level I-II <7751>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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.

 

An EOCP examination session will follow at the end of this class.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


 

January 20th, 2025 January 24th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWaste Water Collection Level I-II <7751>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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.

 

An EOCP examination session will follow at the end of this class.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


 

January 27th, 2025 January 29th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterHypo Chlorination and Pump Labs (8155) + Water Well Maintenance <7162>.3 day(s)8:60 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Hypo Chlorination and Pump Labs (8155)

This course covers the theory and science of sodium and calcium hypochlorination and designed for water system operators responsible for disinfection utilizing hypochlorites and operating hypochlorinators. Topics: types of hypochlorites; importance of disinfection and monitoring process; chlorination concepts; safety and handling practices, basic math refresher and hands on lab time with the pumps.

Topics & Objectives include theory of disinfection and chlorination, basic math, sampling lab, principles of hypochlorination, concentration and dosing calculations, working with pump components, tearing down pumps, hypochlorination systems, hypochlorinator lab, safety, handling and troubleshooting hypochlorinators, calibration lab.

 

Water Well Maintenance (7162)

This 1-day course provides small well operators and private well owners the information and procedures for monitoring, disinfecting, protecting and water quality trouble shooting of their well. Topics include groundwater sources, wells, regulations, wellhead protection, groundwater quality, groundwater challenges, disinfection.

January 30th, 2025 January 31st, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterControl Valve Operations, Maintenance and Hydraulics <1226717>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This program is designed for Water / Wastewater Operators and others who work with control valves. Over the two days of the course you will cover both theory and hands on components for the operations and maintenance necessary in maintaining the service life of the valves. You will also review the basic hydraulic functions and how it affects control valve set up, operations and effectiveness.

February 4th, 2025 February 6th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterSmall Water Systems <8037>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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 3 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

Regulations & Responsibilities - Understand the operator requirements and the regulatory requirements 

Watersheds, Sources & Wells - Identify the water sources for a small water system

Treatment - Acknowledge the requirements and methods for treatment

Storage & Math - Comprehend the math formulas used for volume, dosage and cleaning

Disinfection - Understand disinfection principles and the application, of hypo chlorination

Distribution Systems - Recognize the purpose of maintaining and troubleshooting a distribution system

Water Quality & Sampling - Understand and define water quality along with the proper techniques for sampling

Safety - Re-enforce the necessity and requirements of Safety

 

MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


February 4th, 2025 February 6th, 2025 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomSmall Water Systems <8037>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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 3 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

Regulations & Responsibilities - Understand the operator requirements and the regulatory requirements 

Watersheds, Sources & Wells - Identify the water sources for a small water system

Treatment - Acknowledge the requirements and methods for treatment

Storage & Math - Comprehend the math formulas used for volume, dosage and cleaning

Disinfection - Understand disinfection principles and the application, of hypo chlorination

Distribution Systems - Recognize the purpose of maintaining and troubleshooting a distribution system

Water Quality & Sampling - Understand and define water quality along with the proper techniques for sampling

Safety - Re-enforce the necessity and requirements of Safety

 

MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.


February 13th, 2025 February 14th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterFacility Monitoring and Control Systems (SCADA) <1226735>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

 

Using our integrated water system, Supervisory Controls And Data Acquisition system, this 2-day program is designed to provide operators with a hands-on experience and basic understanding of facility monitoring and control systems (SCADA system). This course will provide you with an introduction to the basic understanding of the components, purpose, application, operation & maintenance, and security encompassed within these systems.

 

EOCP CEU accreditted: Core - SWS, WD, WT, SWWS, WWC, WWT & Related - BWD, BWS

February 19th, 2025 February 21st, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterFire Hydrant Maintenance <7128>, Leak Detection (Water Systems) <7129>, Water Main Repair and Disinfection <7161>.3 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

The Fire Hydrant Maintenance, Leak Detection (Water Systems), Water Main Repair and Disinfection are 1 day courses run consecutively over a 3 day period – see course descriptions in the Interactive Program Courses. Fire Hydrant Maintenance / Leak Detection (Water Systems) / Water Main Repair and Disinfection

February 24th, 2025 February 28th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterChlorine Handling and Disinfection Processes <8036>.4.5 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.2.4$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

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


CEUs (2.4) Core - SWS, SWWS, WD,WT, WWC,BWD 
March 3rd, 2025 March 7th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWater Treatment Level I <7572>.4.5 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 4.5-day course provides the basic knowledge of water treatment practices, focusing on the practical aspects of the operation, maintenance & monitoring for these processes. Utilizing a hands-on facility combined with theoretical studies provides operators with a dynamic learning environment. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WT Level I. Course topics include Regulations & Responsibilities, Water Sources, Storage, & Intakes, Math, Coagulation & Flocculation, Sedimentation & Filtration, Additional Treatment Processes, Disinfection, Electrical & Mechanical Equipment, Water Quality, Monitoring & Lab Procedures and General Safety. A great pre-study course for those who will be applying to write the certification exam.

 


** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

March 3rd, 2025 March 7th, 2025 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWater Treatment Level I <7572>.4.5 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm2.7$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 4.5-day course provides the basic knowledge of water treatment practices, focusing on the practical aspects of the operation, maintenance & monitoring for these processes. Utilizing a hands-on facility combined with theoretical studies provides operators with a dynamic learning environment. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WT Level I. Course topics include Regulations & Responsibilities, Water Sources, Storage, & Intakes, Math, Coagulation & Flocculation, Sedimentation & Filtration, Additional Treatment Processes, Disinfection, Electrical & Mechanical Equipment, Water Quality, Monitoring & Lab Procedures and General Safety. A great pre-study course for those who will be applying to write the certification exam.

 


** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

 

March 10th, 2025 March 11th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterWastewater Stabilization Ponds and Lagoons <1226965>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Over the course of 2 days this curriculum is aimed at developing a Wastewater Operator’s understanding of the operations of wastewater stabilization ponds, reviewing the purpose, function, components, microbiology of, sampling, monitoring, and analyzing, including lab techniques and procedures. Also, a great prep course for higher level WWTP Operators

March 10th, 2025 March 11th, 2025 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomWastewater Stabilization Ponds and Lagoons <1226965>.2 day(s)8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.1.2$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

Over the course of 2 days this curriculum is aimed at developing a Wastewater Operator’s understanding of the operations of wastewater stabilization ponds, reviewing the purpose, function, components, microbiology of, sampling, monitoring, and analyzing, including lab techniques and procedures. Also, a great prep course for higher level WWTP Operators

March 12th, 2025 March 14th, 2025 Vernon - MTS Training CenterSmall Wastewater Systems <8040>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 3 day course provides basic knowledge and information needed to operate Small Wastewater Collections and Treatment systems.  Suitable for operators and/or custodians operating Small Wastewater Systems with up to 500 population on a part time or full time, and needing to acquire knowledge and information to operate said systems efficiently and economically.

 

Instruction topics include:

  • Safety
  • Sewage collection systems
  • Lagoons
  • Septic systems
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Sewage lift stations
  • Electricity and Applied Mathematics
  • Overviews of system components
  • Disinfection
  • Structures and group discussions on mechanical concepts
  • Operations strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Trouble shooting practices

This course will prepare operators to write a Small Wastewater System Certification Exam. MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

March 12th, 2025 March 14th, 2025 Instructor Led Virtual ClassroomSmall Wastewater Systems <8040>.3 day(s)8:30am to 4:30pm1.8$0.00 (includes applicable taxes)

This 3 day course provides basic knowledge and information needed to operate Small Wastewater Collections and Treatment systems.  Suitable for operators and/or custodians operating Small Wastewater Systems with up to 500 population on a part time or full time, and needing to acquire knowledge and information to operate said systems efficiently and economically.

 

Instruction topics include:

  • Safety
  • Sewage collection systems
  • Lagoons
  • Septic systems
  • Basic hydraulics
  • Sewage lift stations
  • Electricity and Applied Mathematics
  • Overviews of system components
  • Disinfection
  • Structures and group discussions on mechanical concepts
  • Operations strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Trouble shooting practices

This course will prepare operators to write a Small Wastewater System Certification Exam. MTS will coordinate with EOCP for an examination session to follow this course.

** Note: Environmental Operator Certification Program Certification Exams require separate application online and are to be completed through the EOCP Customer Relationship Management System at https://crm.eocp.ca/  and to be submitted no later than 16 business days prior to the posted date of the scheduled exam.

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