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.
Motor & Pump Fundamentals
Electricity, Motor Construction, Single Phase Motors, Sizing a Pump, Installation & Application, Troubleshooting, SubDrive Utility Installation & Set-up, Troubleshooting, MonoDrive Utility Set-up
Course Date: 10/22/2019 - 10/22/2019
Course Time: 10:00 am
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: Franklin Electric
Location: Coast Pump
Address: 4682 Dusk Ct
Jacksonville, FL 33207
Contact: Bob Lilland
Phone: (260) 205-2248
Fax:
Email: bob.lilland@fele.com
Website: http://www.franklin-electric.com



Motor & Pump Fundamentals
Electricity, Motor Construction, Single Phase Motors, Sizing a Pump, Installation & Application, Troubleshooting, SubDrive Utility Installation & Set-up, Troubleshooting, MonoDrive Utility Set-up
Course Date: 11/05/2019 - 11/05/2019
Course Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: Franklin Electric
Location: Coast Pump
Address: 3576 Plover Ave
Naples, FL 34117
Contact: Bob Lilland
Phone: (260) 205-2248
Fax:
Email: bob.lilland@fele.com
Website: http://www.franklin-electric.com



Motor & Pump Fundamentals
Electricity, Motor Construction, Single Phase Motors, Sizing a Pump, Installation & Application, Troubleshooting, SubDrive Utility Installation & Set-up, Troubleshooting, MonoDrive Utility Set-up
Course Date: 11/07/2019 - 11/07/2019
Course Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: Franklin Electric
Location: Coast Pump
Address: 1701 Cattleman Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
Contact: Bob Lilland
Phone: (260) 205-2248
Fax:
Email: bob.lilland@fele.com
Website: http://www.franklin-electric.com



FGWA Membership Meeting
Obtain 2 CE credits towards your WWC License. The first part of the meeting will provide attendees with an update on the associationís business and what can be expected for the 2020 legislative session, including bills that may have an impact on FGWA members and the groundwater industry. The second part will include an educational presentation by Alan Bixler with Grundfos on Basic Intro to Solar Water Supply, including a tour of the Preferred Pump & Equipment Lakeland facility.
Course Date: 11/09/2019 - 11/09/2019
Course Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: FGWA
Location: Preferred Pump & Equipment
Address: 3939 Progress Drive
Lakeland, FL 33811
Contact: Danielle Jessup
Phone: (850) 205-5641
Fax: (850) 222-3019
Email: djessup@executiveoffice.org
Website: http://www.fgwa.org



Introduction to Pumps and Pump Systems
Approved sections are: Principles of Pumping, Pump Failure Analysis and Troubleshooting, Reading Pump Curves, Calculating Total Dynamic Head, and Pump Sound Attenuation.
Course Date: 11/14/2019 - 11/14/2019
Course Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: Daytona State College
Location: Daytona State College - Advanced Technology College
Address: 1770 Technology Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32117
Contact: Frank Mercer
Phone: (386) 506-4461
Fax: (386) 506-4465
Email: frank.mercer@daytonastate.edu
Website:



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



Aquifer Storage Recovery
This course will cover ASR technology and storage, Florida Everglades Restoration Project, ASR applications, ASR water storage bubble, uses for ASR wells, public concerns, solutions for aquifer pollution, contaminates of aquifers and more.
Course Date: 09/15/2018 - 09/15/2020
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



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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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 - 09/15/2020
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



Basic Geotechnical Procedures Qualification 101
3 hour online course that will include a 50 questions/multiple choice exam covering basic geotechnical procedures.
Course Date: 03/16/2018 - 03/16/2020
Course Time: 3 HOURS
Course Level: Basic
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
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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
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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
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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