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Approved Environment, Inc.

Upcoming Classes/Seminars

Locations and Lodging Information

Approved Environment Inc. is an approved training provider in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Alabama, Delaware, South Carolina, North Carolina and Ontario, Canada. We provide professional instructions along with the practical up-to-date knowledge you need to remain certified in the environmental field. We are pleased to offer the most popular and effective classes to prepare wastewater operators for their State exam. Test yourself before taking your State exam. Take a 100 multiple-choice question test and know your score instantly.

Registration:
You can register online. If you have questions or need to register by phone, please call 1-877-241-9858.

Spring 2015

Indianapolis, Indiana

Wastewater Certification Review/Municipal description March 23 & 24
Wastewater Mathematics description March 25
Wastewater Certification Review/Industrial description April 1 & 2
Wastewater Mathematics description April 3
Laboratory Procedures for Plant Control description May 14
Chemical Treatment description May 15
Industrial Waste Management description June 25
Parasites and Pathogens description June 25
Membrane Technology description June 26

Columbus, Ohio

Exam Cram / Theory description April 23
Wastewater Mathematics description April 24

 

 

Wastewater Certification Review Textbook

The Wastewater Certification Review textbook is an excellent guide for wastewater certification. Each year many students who study from this book not only pass the State exam but also have achieved top scores in Indiana in different levels and classifications. The book contains municipal, industrial, laboratory, safety, and technical topics that are directly related to the test. Included in the book are 700 multiple-choice questions with answers and a final exam. The purpose of these questions is to help the students practice and test themselves before taking the exam. The cost of the book is $65.00 plus $10.00 S&H. The book can be purchased online during registration.

WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION REVIEW / MUNCICPAL

Approved for 14 technical hours / Wastewater

Review topics directly related to the Municipal exam questions. Topics discussed include: Screening, grit removal, pre-aeration, primary clarifier design and troubleshooting, trickling filters and RBCs, activated sludge process and troubleshooting. Package plants and oxidation ditches, advanced waste treatment, filtration, nitrogen and phosphorous removal, effluent disinfection, chlorination and ultra violet irradiation, laboratory tests and troubleshooting. Practice multiple choice questions and learn how to find the correct answer. Bring your questions and know previous exam questions.

WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION REVIEW / INDUSTRIAL

Approved for 14 technical hours / Wastewater

Review topics directly related to the Industrial exam questions. Topics discussed include: Types of industrial wastewater, waste segregation, flow equalization, water usage, neutralization and hydroxide precipitation, sulfide precipitation, electroplating and metals removal, cyanide destruction and hexavalent chromium reduction. ORP and pH monitoring equipment. Filtration and membrane systems. Biological treatment systems, activated sludge and trickling filters and solids handling. Laboratory tests and troubleshooting. Practice multiple choice questions and learn how to find the correct answer. Bring your questions and know previous exam questions.

WASTEWATER MATHEMATICS

Approved for 6.0 technical hours / Wastewater

Wastewater Mathematics class is an excellent class to practice solving wastewater treatment plant arithmetic problems. The class addresses typical wastewater plant problems such as flows, grit channels, sedimentation tanks and clarifiers, trickling filters, activated sludge, chlorination, chemical doses, and design problems. Learn how to use basic conversion factors and formulas to solve these problems. The class is also an excellent preparation for the State exam. Attend the class and prepare for the test. Included: Free calculator and Wastewater Mathematics manual.

INDUSTRIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT

Approved for 4.0 technical hours / Wastewater

Management of industrial wastes comes first before treatment. Successful treatment depends on managing the waste properly. For example, waste segregation is a vital step that should take place first before treating industrial wastes. Topics Include: Industrial Discharge Characteristics, Industrial Waste Prevention and Reduction, Use of Water by Industry, Water Reuse, Waste Segregation, Select the best alternative in solids handling.

CHEMCIAL TREATMENT

Approved for 6 technical hours / Water & Wastewater

This class presents the important chemical reactions used in the treatment of water and wastewater. Learn how the pH has a great impact in removing pollutants from water and wastewater. Select the correct chemicals and learn about oxidation and reduction, neutralization and displacement. Determine Chemical dosages through jar tests. Discussions include: polymers and coagulants usage.

LABORATORY PROCEDURES FOR PLANT CONTROL

Approved for 6.0 technical hours / Water and Wastewater

Prepare for Laboratory Certification. This class provides critical and important instructions and tips on how to perform laboratory analysis on wastewater and develop a laboratory Quality Assurance Plan that will generate sound scientific laboratory data. The class addresses important topics such as: Quality control measures, equipment maintenance and calibration, grade A water, solutions and reagents, sampling, preservation of samples and wastewater analysis procedures.

PARASITES AND PATHOGENS

Approved for 4.0 technical hours / Water and Wastewater

A review of the significant disease agents found in wastewater, sludge and treatment processes which present actual or potential health risks to wastewater personnel. Disease agents reviewed include viruses, parasitic protozoa and worms, and pathogenic bacteria and fungi, including HIV and Hepatitis A viruses. Also covered in this course are the transmission of diseases, hygiene measures and immunization.

MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY

Approved for 4 technical hours / Water and Wastewater

The main force of membrane technology is the fact that it works without the addition of chemicals, with a relatively low energy use and easy and well-arranged process conductions. Learn about the following membrane operations: Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Nano-filtration and Reverse Osmosis. Learn the benefits of membrane filtration over the existing water purification techniques. Learn about membrane troubleshooting, cleaning and maintenance.

EXAM CRAM

Approved for 8 hours/ Wastewater

Review topics directly related to the exam questions. Topics discussed include: Screening, grit removal, pre-aeration, primary clarifier design and troubleshooting, trickling filters and RBCs, activated sludge process and troubleshooting. Package plants and oxidation ditches, advanced waste treatment, filtration, nitrogen and phosphorous removal, effluent disinfection, chlorination and ultra violet irradiation, plant design and practice problems, laboratory tests and troubleshooting. Practice multiple choice questions and learn how to find the correct answer. Bring your questions and know previous exam questions.

Locations and Lodging Information For overnight stay hotels information will be sent with class confirmation lettters.


Approved Environment Training Center

Address: 2345 S Lynhurst Dr. Room 104
Indianapolis IN 46241
(317) 241-9858

Map and Directions:

Off I-465 west side of Indianapolis Exit 11 (Sam Jones Expressway). Lynhurst Dr. exit off Sam Jones expressway. Turn north on Lynhurst Dr. Building on right.

 

Map and Directions will be sent with registrations confirmation.

Lodging

You may select any of the hotels listed below. Please ask for Approved Environment discount rate when you make your reservation.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Indianapolis Airport ($59/night)

5220 W Southern Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46241
Hotel Phone: (317) 244-1600
Indoor swimming pool, hot breakfast, fitness room, free WIFI and suites with microwaves and fridges. Laundry facility. Pet friendly

Extended Stay America Deluxe ($49/night)

5350 W Southern Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46241
Hotel Phone: (317) 241-0700
Complimentary airport shuttle. Wireless internet access available in all rooms. Wireless internet access available in all rooms. Fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, coffee maker, cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery. Pet friendly rooms available. Pet friendly rooms available. On-premise coin-operated laundry facility open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. On-premise coin-operated laundry facility open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Ramada Indianapolis Airport ($59/night)

5601 Fortune Circle West, Indianapolis, Indiana 46241
Hotel Phone: (317) 244-1221
Deluxe continental breakfast buffet-WIFI-Fitness room and shuttle services to and from the airport all complimentary

Candlewood Suites ($75/night)

5250 W. Bradbury Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46241 (AIRPORT)
Hotel Phone: (317) 241-9595

Hyatt Indianapolis Airport ($89/night)

5500 W Bradbury Ave Indianapolis, IN 46241
Hotel Phone: (317) 227-0950
Hot breakfast, fitness center, free WIFI

WYNDHAM INDIANAPOLIS WEST

2544 Executive Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46241
Hotel Phone: (317) 248-2481


 

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