Online courses are designed to be completed on your own time, and at your own pace. They are organized as a series of modules that include interactive sections, videos, readings and quizzes.
Additionally, the Water Distribution 1 online course includes access to a seasoned instructor, who is available for questions and clarification throughout your learning experience. In this way you get the best of both worlds - instructor support AND learning at your own pace and time.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand and apply water distribution system information/components including federal, provincial and local regulations, water quality, water sources, water storage, valves, hydrants and meters, plan reading, water main construction, and cross connection control.
Monitor, evaluate and adjust disinfection in water distribution systems including disinfection through chlorination, hypochlorination, ultraviolet radiation, ozone, chlorine dioxide, etc.
Understand the functions of a variety of equipment including hydrants, meters, pipes, service connections, taps, valves, pumps, and water mains.
Understand the maintenance of water mains including types of maintenance and pumps and controls.
Understand how to perform certain security, safety and administrative procedures including understanding work site safety, setting up a safety program, electrical safety, chemical safety, confined space entry and safety in excavation, shoring and trenching, etc.
You should take this course if you:
Require an understanding of how water distribution systems work;
Operate or maintain a facility classified as Water Distribution 1; or
Are preparing to write the certification exam for Water Distribution 1.
Certification and CEUs
Upon successful completion, this course provides 2.4 CEUs