Location: Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Nanaimo, BC

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMTFri, 23 Nov 2018 20:00:00 GMT


This class is offered as part of our Nanaimo Operator School. Check out the full list of classes offered at this school.


Classroom: TBD


Registration deadline: November 9, 2018 at 4:00pm





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  • Member: $949.00 + GST
  • Non-member: $1,069.00 + GST


If you are unable to register online, please contact our office for assistance. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the terms of our customer policy.


We can also deliver this course customized to your worksite. If you would like to offer the course to several employees, please contact our office and see if a customized program at your worksite would be a better solution for you!





After completing this course, you will be able to: 


  • Understand the factors that can impact water quality.
  • Understand the different methods that are used for disinfecting water, and their advantages and limitations, including filtration, aeration, UV disinfection, pH adjustment, and oxidants such as chlorine, chloramines and ozone.
  • Safely apply chlorination and hypochlorination methods in your facility, including controlling for gases and residual by-products.
  • Understand how to safely install, use, troubleshoot and maintain equipment for chlorination and hypochlorination.
  • Calculate chlorine and hypochlorination dosages based on water distribution system demands and hydraulics.
  • Understand chlorine system design principles, including engineering controls, ventilation, alarm systems, and detection instrument.
  • Understand and be able to apply chlorine safety practices, as well as prepare for emergencies.





You should take this course if you:


  • Operate or maintain a facility that uses chlorine gas or hypochlorite solutions for disinfection purposes; or
  • Require continuing education units (CEUs) to maintain your Environmental Operators Certificate Program (EOCP) certification.





This course provides 2.4 core CEUs for the following Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) certifications:


  • small wastewater systems (SWWS)
  • small water systems (SWS)
  • wastewater collection (WWC)
  • wastewater treatment (WWT)
  • water distribution (WD)
  • water treatment (WT)


Certifications and exams are administered by the EOCP - please contact them for more information or to register for an exam.