Pumps

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Pumps

$194.00$199.00

Course Description

This independent study course covers typical applications of various types of pumps, describes factors affecting pump selection, and explains operating principles of centrifugal, propeller, and turbine, rotary, reciprocating, and metering pumps. Also included are special-purpose pumps, diaphragm pumps, and others designed to handle corrosive and abrasive substances. Finally, the course covers pump maintenance, packing gland, seal, and bearing replacement.

Independent study course lessons and exercises are contained in the “Pumps Workbook” which is mailed to students upon registration for the course. Course lessons and exercises are completed in preparation for the final exam. Students completing all course requirements and earning a minimum final exam score of 70% are awarded an official Certificate of Completion.

Exam Format Options

After completing all assignments, exercises and quizzes from the course workbook there are two options for taking the Final Exam at the conclusion of this course:

Format: Paper Workbook – Online Exam

Online final exams are graded instantly. After passing the online final exam you can download and print your Certificate of Completion and you’re done. There’s nothing to return by mail and no waiting for your grading results or Certificate of Completion. The online final exam is accessed through your SkillWorks.com account dashboard.

Format: Paper Workbook – Paper Exam

A traditional written final exam is shipped with your course workbook when you register. Complete all of the workbook assignments before completing the written final exam then mail the exam and other required materials back to SkillWorks for grading. Returned course materials are promptly graded within one business day of arrival. Your exam results and Certificate of Completion are promptly shipped back after grading.

  • Course Registration

State:
Massachusetts
License:
Drinking Water Operator, Wastewater Operator
Credit Hours:
10
Course ID:
BC-2011-2387, DWT-2012-108
Format:
Paper Workbook - Online Exam, Paper Workbook - Paper Exam

SKU: MA-305 Category:

Description

This course covers typical applications of various types of pumps, describes factors affecting pump selection, and explains operating principles of centrifugal, propeller, and turbine, rotary, reciprocating, and metering pumps. Also included are special-purpose pumps, diaphragm pumps, and others designed to handle corrosive and abrasive substances. Finally, the course covers pump maintenance, packing gland, seal, and bearing replacement.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define typical applications of various types of pumps including factors affecting pump selection
  • Explain operating principles of centrifugal, propeller, turbine, rotary, reciprocating, and metering pumps.
  • Make appropriate pump selection for corrosive and abrasive substances
  • Describe pump maintenance, packing gland, seal, and bearing replacement
  • Demonstrate this knowledge on a multiple choice final exam.

Registration for this course entitles the student to course support from SkillWorks. After passing the final exam the registered student will also receive an official Continuing Education Course Certificate of Completion that will be accepted by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and Board of Registration of Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities for operator certification renewal for the licenses listed in the table of course details above.

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