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 1, 2005 only three hours of CE credit may be obtained online.
Hazardous Materials/Water 40 Hour Initial Health & Safety Course
Course will be offered in March of 2018. Dates will be posted to website once finalized. 40 Hour Course ( approved for 6 hours of S/B) - Regulatory Overview, Site Characterization, Toxicology, Hazard Recognition, Chemistry, Radiation Hazards, Respiratory Protection, PPE, Site Control, Decontamination, Medical Surveillance, Air Monitoring, Personal Sampling, Material Sampling, Safety Work Pracitces…
Course Date: // - //
Course Time: 8AM-5PM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 6 S/B
Organization: Hazardous Operations, Inc.
Location: Dorothy B. Oven Park
Address: 3205 Thomasville Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Contact: David Wiggins
Phone: (850) 591-3117
Fax: (850) 893-3545
Email: hazops.training@comcast.net
Website:



2018 Hazardous Materials / Waste 8 Hour Annual Refresher Health & Safety Course
Course will be offered in March and May of 2018. Dates will be posted to website once finalized. Site Characterization, site emergencies, sampling safety decontamination, GHS communication, Silica & grout safety, Spills & leaks, confined spaces(8 hour course approved for the max 6 hours of S/B)
Course Date: // - //
Course Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 6 S/B
Organization: Hazardous Operations, Inc.
Location: Dorothy B. Oven Park
Address: 3205 Thomasville Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Contact: David Wiggins
Phone: (850) 591-3117
Fax: (850) 893-3545
Email: hazops.training@comcast.net
Website:



2017 National Drilling Association Convention
The 2017 NDA Convention presentations have been approved for 6 hours of S/B CE Credits. Approved coursework includes: SPT Drilling and Sampling Best Practices, The Case for Embracing Electronic Logging Devices, Core Drilling 101, Borehole Extensometers, Rig Safety and Maintenance 101, Safety Round Table
Course Date: 09/22/2017 - 09/22/2017
Course Time: 7AM-4:30PM
Course Level: Intermediate
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 6 S/B
Organization: National Drilling Association
Location: Royal Plaza Hotel & Conference Center
Address: 181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA 01752
Contact: Becky McWilliam
Phone: (877) 632-4748
Fax: (216) 803-9900
Email: becky@nda4u.com
Website: http://www.nda4u.com



FL Underground Injection Workshop - Deep-Well Injection Programs
The objective of this workshop is to provide an update on the status of deep well injection disposal operations in Florida and to showcase the "state-of-the-art" and operation-economics for potential future municipal or industrial adopters of the technology. The presentations will include information on the latest technologies in design, construction, operation, maintenance and monitoring of deep wells in FL.
Course Date: 09/22/2017 - 09/22/2017
Course Time: 8 AM - 4 PM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 0 S/B
Organization: American Ground Water Trust
Location: FL Hotel and Conference Center
Address: 1500 Sand Lake Rd.
Orlando, FL 32809
Contact: Andrew Stone
Phone: (603) 228-5444
Fax: (603) 228-6557
Email: TrustInfo@agwt.org
Website:



Water Well Contractor's Workshop
This course will cover the following topics: current affairs of 1) nebraska grout study, 2)rescue 33, 3) using the aerial GIS map; well construction history including well types and construction methodes; abandonment; safety; well design and rotary drilling methods; pumps, 4) District Rules including regulation of wells, 5) FAC 62-521 through 62-555; 6) Well construction within the distirct, aquifer characteristics within the district, heath dept. requirements
Course Date: 09/30/2017 - 09/30/2017
Course Time: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 7 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: Well Schooled
Location:
Address: 5611 35th Ct E
Bradenton, FL 34203
Contact: Anthony Guest
Phone: (941) 224-9081
Fax:
Email: wellschooled@yahoo.com
Website:



FGWA Quarterly Membership Meeting
This meeting has been rescheduled from September 16 to November 4th. FGWA Membership Meeting will take place from 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM to inform members of the operations, legislative initiatives and upcoming events for FGWA. From 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Dan Painter with Flint and Walling will present on VFD Selling Value & Protection. This course will walk attendees through all the on-board diagnostics, protection and energy savings that VFDs have to offer, ultimately, increasing the life of the entire water system. Additionally, various programming options will be discussed for a variety of applications. Contractors will understand and be able to communicate the value & protection VFDs provide to their respective customers. Meeting attendance is FREE but you must RSVP. Visit www.fgwa.org to register.
Course Date: 11/04/2017 - 11/04/2017
Course Time: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 1 R/R, 1 S/B
Organization: FGWA
Location: Sheraton Bay Pointe Resort & Spa
Address: 4114 Jan Cooley Drive
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
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
This one-day workshop combines six courses to provide hands-on demonstrations and classroom training from recognized industry experts. Topics include principles of pumping, pump failure analysis and troubleshooting, reading pump curves, calculating total dynamic head, permanent lift station backup pump systems, and pump sound attenuation.
Course Date: 11/08/2017 - 11/08/2017
Course Time: 9AM-4PM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 5 S/B
Organization: Daytona State College
Location: Daytona State College
Address: 1200 W International Speedway Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Contact: Frank Mercer
Phone: (386) 506-4461
Fax: (386) 506-4465
Email: frank.mercer@daytonastate.edu
Website:



Geotech Florida Training and Open House
Geotech will be offering a training including cleaning and calibrating various types of air and water quality meters.
Course Date: 02/02/2018 - 02/02/2018
Course Time: 11AM-5PM
Course Level: Basic
Hours/Type: 3 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: Geotech Environmental Equipment
Location: Geotech Environmental Equipment
Address: 12165 Metro Pkwy Ste 25B
Fort Myers, FL 33966
Contact: Chris Kartel
Phone: (239) 476-8891
Fax: (239) 476-8893
Email: chrisk@geotechenv.com
Website:



Online Courses
FL Water Well CE
Modules 1-3: Hydrology, Seals and Liners, Sinkholes
Course Date: 03/30/2016 - 03/30/2018
Course Level: Intermediate
Hours/Type: 0 R/R, 3 S/B
Organization: All Star Training, Inc.
Location: 24/7 Online Access
Contact: John Mason
Phone: (817) 385-1136
Fax:
Email: admin@allstarCE.com
Website: http://www.AllstarCE.com



Groundwater Basics
Program discusses the origin of groundwater, hydologic cycle, groundwater fundamentals, aquifers, groundwater resource and groundwater sustainability.
Course Date: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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



Pumps 401
Pumps 401, basic troubleshooting of jet, centrifugal, and submersible pumps.
Course Date: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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



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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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 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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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



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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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



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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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



Generic Well Abandonment
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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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



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: 09/14/2016 - 09/14/2018
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
This training used the National Drilling Association's Safety Guide and certification exam. The Safety Guide is the guideline for the safe operation of drilling equipment.The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. $100 members $200 non-members
Course Date: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2019
Course Time: 3 Hours
Course Level: BASIC
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
This training uses the National Drilling Association's Driller's Manual and a certification exam. The purpose of this training is to provide information regarding drilling methods and well installation that will enable the driller to better participate as a member of a team together with scientists, engineers and geologists. The candidate must score 80% or higher on the exam in order to receive the certification. $100 members, $200 non-members. Course is 6 hours however only 3 online hours may be obtained for FL WWC License.
Course Date: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2019
Course Time: 6 Hours
Course Level: Basic
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
This training includes geology questions related to groundwater parameters. This exam uses the NDA Drillers 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. Course is 4 hours however only 3 online hours may be obtained for FL WWC License.
Course Date: 08/03/2017 - 08/03/2019
Course Time: 4 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: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
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: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
Course Time: Online
Course Level: Advanced
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: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
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: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
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: 05/20/2017 - 05/20/2019
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