Course Offerings

Courses are listed by start date. Online courses are located at the end of the list.


Pre-registration may be mandatory to attend some coursework offerings. In addition, tuition or a registration fee may apply, which does not include the CE credit conversion fee. Please contact the appropriate course provider for details.

Upon completing a continuing education course, you should receive a Certificate of Attendance/Evaluation Form from the instructor. It is your responsibility, not the instructor's, to send the white copy of the Certificate of Attendance with payment of the conversion fee to the FWWA office. The Evaluation Form located on the back of the white sheet is MANDATORY to receive credit for the course. Please note: effective August 8, 2019 only six (6) hours of CE credit may be obtained online.
Online Courses
DOT & Non-DOT Employee Water Well Drug Awareness Course
This course covers: Introduction to Supervisor Training, Drug Testing, Consequences of Drugs, Indicators of Drug Use, Signs & Sympotoms, Alcohol's affects on the body, and a Supervisor Training Exam.
Course Date: 08/14/2019 - 08/14/2021
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 2 S/B
Organization: Easler Education Inc. D/B/A DrugTestingCourses.com
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Andrew Easler
Phone: (888) 390-5574
Fax:
Email: info@drugtestingcourses.com
Website: https://drugtestingcourses.com



DOT Reasonable Suspicion Training for Water Well Supervisors
This course covers: Introduction to Supervisor Training, Drug Testing, Consequences of Drugs, Indicators of Drug Use, Signs & Sympotoms, Cheating a Drug Test, Alcohol's affects on the body, Testing Under Reasonable Suspicion, and a Supervisor Training Exam.
Course Date: 08/14/2019 - 08/14/2021
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 4 S/B
Organization: Easler Education Inc. D/B/A DrugTestingCourses.com
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Andrew Easler
Phone: (888) 390-5574
Fax:
Email: info@drugtestingcourses.com
Website: https://drugtestingcourses.com



Non-DOT Reasonable Suspicion for Water Well Supervisors
This course covers: Introduction to Supervisor Training, Drug Testing, Consequences of Drugs, Indicators of Drug Use, Signs & Sympotoms, Cheating a Drug Test, Alcohol's affects on the body, Testing Under Reasonable Suspicion, and a Supervisor Training Exam.
Course Date: 08/14/2019 - 08/14/2021
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 4 S/B
Organization: Easler Education Inc. D/B/A DrugTestingCourses.com
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Andrew Easler
Phone: (888) 390-5574
Fax:
Email: info@drugtestingcourses.com
Website: https://drugtestingcourses.com



Introduction to Vertical Turbine Pumps
Three modules, starting with an overview of Lineshaft and Submersible Turbines, then discusses the pump components and how each contributes to overall pump performance, and ends with walking the user through the sizing and selection process.
Course Date: 01/29/2020 - 01/29/2022
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 2 S/B
Organization: Goulds Water Technology
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Sarah Smith
Phone: (224) 724-1881
Fax:
Email: gwt.communications@xyleminc.com
Website: https://goulds.com/e-learning/e-learning-course-descriptions/



Variable Frequency Drives Training
Four modules, starting with an introduction to VFDs and their operation and moving through how to install and troubleshoot VFD systems.
Course Date: 01/29/2020 - 01/29/2022
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: Goulds Water Technology
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Sarah Smith
Phone: (224) 724-1881
Fax:
Email: gwt.communications@xyleminc.com
Website: https://goulds.com/e-learning/e-learning-course-descriptions/



Basic Water Systems Training
Module 1: Typical Home Water Systems; Module 2: How a Pump Works; Module 3: Discharge Conditions; Module 4: Introduction to Water Well Pumps; Module 5: Jet Pump Overview; Module 6: Submersible Pump Overview; Module 7: Understanding Pump Curves; Module 8: Determining Needed Pump Type; Module 9: Sizing and Selecting Jet and Deep Well Pumps; Module 10: Sizing and Selecting Submersible Pumps; Module 11: Pressure Storage Tank Overview
Course Date: 01/29/2020 - 01/29/2022
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 2 S/B
Organization: Goulds Water Technology
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Sarah Smith
Phone: (224) 724-1881
Fax:
Email: gwt.communications@xyleminc.com
Website: https://goulds.com/e-learning/e-learning-course-descriptions/



Basic Geology
A review of the geologic events that resulted in the formation of the earth's water resources.
Course Date: 09/14/2016 - 06/15/2022
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Methods 1
Classification of Drilling Methods; Cutting action of the drill bit: Percussion, Rotary Cut, Rotary Crush, Rotary Percussion, Rotary Abrasive; Circulation of Drilling fluids: Noncirculation, Direct Circulation, Reverse Circulation; Noncirculation Drilling: Cable Tool, Bucket Auger, Hollow Stem Auger; Direct Push, Wireline Core, Sonic; Cable Tool Drilling- Spring pole device, cable tool drill string; Percussion cutting action; Bucket auger; Auger drilling: Plate, solid, hollow stem; Rotary cut cutting action; Direct push drilling; Wireline coring; Sonic drilling; Direct Circulation Drilling Methods: Jetting, mud rotary, air rotary, casing advance; Jetting
Course Date: 06/16/2020 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Methods II
Classification of Drilling Methods; Cutting actions of the drill bit; Circulation path of drilling fluids; Cutting action of the drill bit: Percussion, Rotary Cut, Rotary Crush, Rotary Percussion, Rotary Abrasive; Circulation of Drilling fluids: Noncirculation, Direct Circulation, Reverse Circulation; Direct Circulation Drilling Methods: Jetting, mud rotary, air rotary, casing advance; Direct Circulation Mud Rotary Drilling; Fluid flow path; Pierre-Pascal Fauvelle Inventor of Hollow stem drill rods; Drill String assembly; Drill Collars; Drill Stabilizers; Drill Bit selection; Rotary Cut bit cutting action; Rotary Crush bit cutting action; PDC bits; Use of Drilling Fluids; Thixotropic and planting your tools; Viscosity Cuttings carrying ability; March funnel; Weight of drilling fluid Importance of balance; Mud balance; Differential pressure; Many roles of Mud Rotary Drilling Fluids; Caking Bentonite vs. native clay
Course Date: 06/16/2020 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Methods III
Direct Air Rotary Drilling; Types of: Air only, air-mist, Air-water, air-water-surfactant, air-foam, stable foam, stiff foam, gel foam; Dust Drilling; Air-mist Drilling; Drilling with foam; Rotary Percussion DTH; Down the Hole Hammer General information; DTH Maintenance; Corrosion-Fatigue-Galling; DTH Storage; Casing Advancement ODEX; Reverse Circulation Drilling; Flooded Reverse Mud Rotary, traditional; Dual-Wall flooded revers mud rotary; Dual-Wall percussion hammer; Dual-Wall air rotary
Course Date: 06/16/2020 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Aquifer Storage Recovery
What is ASR; Best Suggested Practices for ASR from NGWA; ASR growth pattern of last 10 years; Global implementation; Recent innovation in ASR Glass bead filter packs; ASR Site Selection considerations; Casing Selection; Downhole Flow Control; Annulus recharge; Injection tube recharge; Pump column recharge; Adjustable downhole flow restrictions; Arsenic a naturally occurring mineral; ASR case studies
Course Date: 06/16/2020 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Basic Geology
A review of the geologic events that resulted in the formation of the earth's water resources.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Safety
This one hour continuing education presentation will cover the following topics for both experienced and new drillers: OHSA, difference between risk and hazard, safety, proper body mechanics during lifting, cell phone use behind the wheel, starting the rig and raising the mast, working outdoors and climates, safety considerations in auger drilling, welding and cutting torch safety, hearing safety and electricity and safety.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Generic Well Abandonment in the USA
This course will cover the importance of proper well abandonment, dangers of improper well abandonment, how to locate improperly decommissioned wells, removing debris and obstructions, plugging flowing wells, plugging water wells, obtaining a variance, capping a non-deteriorated well and more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Geothermal Heating & Cooling Part II
An introduction to geothermal heating and cooling systems with emphasis on the following: earth loop connection design options, open loop, standing water column well systems, advantages and disadvantages of open loop systems, closed loop systems, vertical closed loop, horizontal closed loop, spiral loop, submerged loop, hybrid loop and direct exchange.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Geothermal Heating & Cooling Part I
An introduction to geothermal heating and cooling systems with emphasis on the following: the concepts of geothermal energy, two types of geothermal energy, explanation of low grade geothermal technology, explanation of three subsystems of all low grade geothermal applications, vapor compression cycle, explanation of the operation of a ground sourced geothermal heat pump, etc.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/05/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Groundwater Basics
Program discusses the origin of groundwater, hydologic cycle, groundwater fundamentals, aquifers, groundwater resource and groundwater sustainability.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Injection Wells
This course introduces injection wells. The history, construction, safety features, regulations, types of injection wells, and uses of injection wells are all discussed.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 2 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Well Rehabilitation Part I
This continuing education unit covers the following topics: what is well rehabilitation, aquifer rehabilitation requirements, well maintenance and its relationship to well rehabilitation, need for accurate testing, discussion of specific capacity of well efficiency, diagnosing problems and well maintenance history, well construction materials and methods, well development, water flow and much more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Well Rehabilitation Part II
This continuing education unit discusses mechanical methods and chemical methods of well rehabilitation, antibacterial agents, chlorine alternatives and shock treatments.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Well Development
This course will cover drilling methods, what effects well development, lithology of the aquifer and impact on well development, components of drawdown in a well, fluids management during drilling, liquid flow into wells, types of well completion, going glass, methods of well development and more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 06/15/2022
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



Drilling Methods
A review of classification methods, hole making methods, hand driven well illustration, jetted wells, cable tool drilling method, auger drilling, rotary drilling, basic rotary operation, rotary fluid circulation, down hole hammer drilling, reverse circulation rotary drilling methods.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
Hours/Type: 2 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: International School Of Well Drilling
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Lorraine Mastropietro
Phone: (863) 648-1565
Fax: (863) 701-8268
Email: director@welldrillingschool.com
Website: http://www.welldrillingschool.com



NDA Drilling Safety Certification
75 Questions - This exam follows the test of the NDA Drilling Safety Guide. The NDA Drilling Safety Guide will be provided to the candidate in both PDF and hard copy upon registration for the exam. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive certification. Fee: $100 for members; $200 for non-members
Course Date: 04/17/2019 - 04/17/2021
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



Basic Geotechnical Procedures Qualification 101
57 Questions - This exam uses the NDA Driller's Manual and the ASTM, AASHTO specifications mentioned in he manual as a reference. The NDA Driller's Manual will be provided to the candidate in both PDF and hard copy upon registration for the exam. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. Fee: $100 for members; $200 for non-members
Course Date: 04/17/2019 - 04/17/2021
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



NDA Groundwater Knowledge Certification
46 Questions - This exam includes geology questions related to groundwater parameters. This exam use the NDA Driller's Manual as a reference. The NDA Driller's Manual will be provided to the candidate in both PDF and hard copy upon registration for the exam. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. Fee: $100 for members; $200 for non-members
Course Date: 04/17/2019 - 04/17/2021
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



NDA Monitor Well Construction Certification
73 Questions - This exam follows the proper monitor well construction standards. This exam uses the NDA Driller's Manual as reference. The NDA Driller's Manual will be provided to the candidate in both PDF and hard copy upon registration for the exam. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. Fee: $100 for members; $200 for non-members.
Course Date: 04/17/2019 - 04/17/2021
Hours/Type: 3 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



Business Management: Brief Overview (RV-5655)
This course is available online 24/7. This course is aimed at helping contractors manage their business. Topics covered include: defining business management, the five critical management areas, developing comprehensive business and financial plans
Course Date: 04/10/2019 - 04/10/2021
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
,
Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Running Your Own Consulting Business: Getting Started (RV-6723)
This course is available online 24/7. This course presents the realities and specifics of starting your own consulting business. It is intended for those who are contemplating a new career in consulting, ready to start a career in consulting or are interested in learning more about consulting and small businesses.
Course Date: 04/10/2019 - 04/10/2021
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 2 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
,
Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Worksite Safety 01: OSHA Safety Introduction (RV-10449)
This course is available online 24/7. This introductory course covers a bit of the history and functions of OSHA and how it serves to benefit workers in ways that were unprecedented before its existence.
Course Date: 04/10/2019 - 04/10/2021
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
,
Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Worksite Safety 05: OSHA Personal Protective Equipment (RV-10453)
This course is available online 24/7. This module covers many common forms of PPE and how to choose it, wear it and care for it.
Course Date: 04/10/2019 - 04/10/2021
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
,
Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



Worksite Safety 08: OSHA Power Tools and Excavations (RV-10456)
This course is available online 24/7. This module will teach you the basics for keeping yourself and your co-workers out of harms way when using tools.
Course Date: 04/10/2019 - 04/10/2021
Course Time: Online
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: RedVector.com, LLC
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Address: Online
,
Contact: Ellen Sakamoto
Phone: (813) 425-7372
Fax: (813) 286-7992
Email: ellen.sakamoto@redvector.com
Website: http://www.redvector.com



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