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Indianapolis, Indiana

Approved Environment Inc. is an approved training provider. 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. If you plan to take the certification exam or need to renew your existing license, Approved Environment classes will help you accomplish your goals.

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

Fall 2016

Indianapolis, Indiana

Wastewater Certification Review/Municipal & Industrial description September 19 & 20
Wastewater Mathematics description September 21
Activated Sludge / Biiological Process Control description September 19
Chemical Treatment description September 20

 

 

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

Approved for 12 technical hours / Wastewater

Day 1

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, laboratory tests and troubleshooting.

Day 2

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.

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.

ACTIVATED SLUDGE-BIOLOGICAL PROCESS CONTROL

Approved for 6 technical hours/Wastewater

This class addresses several critical components of the activated sludge process. Floc Formation reviews the types of floc particles and the changes that affect floc formation. Topics include: Microbiology of activated sludge. Toxicity by heavy metals. Removing nitrogen in activated sludge systems. Effects of polymer and coagulant aids on the treatment. Nitrification and denitrification review the causes and control of these biological processes. Introduction to bioaugmentation reviews the concepts and costs associated with the addition of bacteria to the treatment process.

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.

Location


Approved Environment Training Center

Address: 2345 S Lynhurst Dr. Room 105
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.

 

Online Classes
Wastewater Certification Review

Study online and review topics directly related to the exam questions. Test yourself by answering multiple choice questions as you study. Receive free online practice exam upon completing your class. This certification practice exam is similar to the electronic exams administered by your state. Upon passing your exam, your continuing education to maintain your new license is on us. We are giving 10 hours credit ($200 value) to all the visitors who order the wastewater certification review class to use towards continuing education for their new license.

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

Wastewater Certification Review/Municipal description
Wastewater Certification Review/Industrial description
Industrial Waste Treatment description
Non-Industrial Waste Treatment description
Wastewater Mathematics description
Laboratory Analysis description
Activated Sludge/Biological Process Control description
Solids Handling Operations description
Disinfection description
Operation and Maintenance description

 

WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION REVIEW/MUNICIPAL

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, laboratory tests and Mathematics. Included in this package are the following courses: Wastewater Preliminary Treatment, Primary Treatment, Activated Sludge I & II, Aerobic and Anaerobic Sludge Digestion, Trickling Filters and RBCs, Final Effluent I & II, Disinfection by Chlorine, UV Disinfection, Solids Handling Alternatives, Solids Dewatering, Basic Mathematics, Wastewater Practice Problems, Laboratory Terms, Equipment & Sampling and Laboratory Procedures for Plant Control.

 

WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION REVIEW/INDUSTRIAL

Review topics directly related to the exam questions. Topics discussed include: Use of water by industry, Industrial waste streams, Waste segregation, Metal waste streams, Neutralization and precipitation, Trickling Filters and RBCs, Activated sludge process and troubleshooting, Filtration, Nitrogen and phosphorous removal, Laboratory tests and Mathematics. Included in this package are the following courses: Industrial Waste Treatment I, Industrial Waste Treatment II, Removing Metals from Wastewater, Trickling Filters and RBCs, Activated Sludge I, Activated Sludge II, Sequencing Batch Reactors, Aerobic and Anaerobic Sludge Digestion, Air Stripping and Carbon adsorption, Solids Handling Alternatives, Solids Dewatering, Basic Mathematics, Wastewater Practice Problems, Laboratory Terms, Equipment & Sampling, Laboratory Procedures for Plant Control and Filtration.

 

WASTEWATER MATHEMATICS

Practice solving wastewater treatment plant arithmetic problems. Include 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. Included in this package are the following courses: Basic Mathematics, Advanced Mathematics, Understanding Wastewater Mathematics and Wastewater Mathematics Practice Problems.

 

INDUSTRIAL WASTE TREATMENT

Topics Include: Industrial Discharge Characteristics, Industrial Waste Prevention and Reduction, Use of Water by Industry, Water Reuse, Waste Segregation, Metals Treatment, Cyanide Destruction, Neutralization and Precipitations, Coagulant and Polymers use. Included in this package are the following courses: Industrial Waste Treatment I & II, Removing Metals from Wastewater Air Stripping and Carbon Adsorption, Sequencing Batch Reactors (SBRs), Chemistry I/Water Chemistry, Chemistry II/The Periodic Table, Filtration, Membrane Technology and Odor Control.

 

NON-INDUSTRIAL WASTE TREATMENT

Topics Include: Pretreatment Options, Primary Treatment and Solids Separation, Biological Treatment Operations and Systems, Final Effluent and Disinfection. Included in this package the following courses: Wastewater Preliminary Treatment, Primary Treatment, Biochemical Oxygen Demand Concept and Treatment, Activated Sludge I, Activated Sludge II, Trickling Filters and RBCs, Final Effluent I, Final Effluent II, Disinfection by Chlorine and UV Disinfection

 

LABORATORY ANALYSIS

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. Topics include: Quality control measures, equipment maintenance and calibration, grade A water, solutions and reagents, sampling, preservation of samples and wastewater analysis procedures. Included in this package are the following courses: Laboratory Terms, Equipment and Sampling, Laboratory Procedures for Plant Control, BOD, DO and COD and Ammonia, pH and Chlorine.

 

ACTIVATED SLUDGE/BIOLOGICAL PROCESS CONTROL

This session addresses several critical components of the activated sludge process. Floc Formation reviews the types of floc particles and the changes that affect floc formation. Topics include: Microbiology of activated sludge, toxicity by heavy metals, removing nitrogen in activated sludge systems. Nitrification and denitrification review the causes and control of these biological processes. Introduction to bioaugmentation reviews the concepts and costs associated with the addition of bacteria to the treatment process. Included in this package are the following courses: Activated Sludge I & II, The Microlife and Biological Nitrogen Removal.

 

SOLIDS HANDLING OPERATIONS

The sessions included will address the following areas: Why concentration of the solids in the discharge is regulated. The methods used to remove solids from secondary effluents. Solids Dewatering equipment and how to improve the quality of the effluent by chemical Treatment. Included in this package are the following courses: Solids Handling Alternatives, Solids Dewatering, Stabilization VS Conditioning, Filtration and Aerobic and Anaerobic Sludge Digestion.

 

DISINFECTION

Disinfection is the destruction of pathogenic bacteria and the ultimate measure of effectiveness is the bacteriological results. Learn how chlorine is used to disinfect wastewater. Chlorine byproducts and their dangers. Learn how Ultraviolet (UV) Irradiation is used in disinfection. Chlorine versus UV. Learn about Ozone applications in water and wastewater. Learn how laboratory results are used to measure the disinfection effectiveness. Included in this package are the following courses: Disinfection by Chlorine, UV Disinfection and Ozone Disinfection.

 

OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE

This class will cover maintenance and safety in addition to critical operation topics. Included in this package are the following courses: Operation and Control of a Wastewater Treatment Plant, Clarifiers Optimization, Maintenance I/Pumps, Maintenance II/Boiler Feed Water, Safety and Waste Disposal Management.

 

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.

 

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