Water Chemistry

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Water Chemistry

$145.00$150.00

Course Description

This independent study course covers the basic chemistry needed to understand the “how” and “why” of water treatment: source of water, water quality, dissolved and suspended impurities in water; ions; attraction between anions and cations; hardness; pH and the pH scale; alkalinity; and specific conductance.

Independent study course lessons and exercises are contained in the “Water Treatment: Water Chemistry 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:
3
Course ID:
BC2001-1026, DWT-2012-94
Format:
Paper Workbook - Online Exam, Paper Workbook - Paper Exam

SKU: MA-090 Category:

Description

This course covers the basic chemistry needed to understand the “how” and “why” of water treatment: source of water, water quality, dissolved and suspended impurities in water; ions; attraction between anions and cations; hardness; pH and the pH scale; alkalinity; and specific conductance.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe source water, water quality, and dissolved and suspended impurities in water
  • Explain attraction between anions and cations
  • Define hardness and its effect on quality
  • State how pH and alkalinity affect quality
  • Demonstrate this knowledge on a fill-in-the blank 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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