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This 2-day workshop is designed to acquaint municipal and community operators with the basic principles of treating groundwater for human consumption. This workshop is particularly useful for those who have had knowledge of the complexities of groundwater treatment and plant operation. Trainees will participate in a lab session and perform the “Chemical Oxidant Test” to gauge the effectiveness of iron oxidation with chlorine and potassium permanganate.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
December 3, 2015 - December 4, 2015
Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 19, 2015
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$390.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-384
March 3, 2016 - March 4, 2016
Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 18, 2016
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$390.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-392

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This two-day workshop is designed to acquaint municipal and community operators with the basic principals of treating surface water from dugouts, reservoirs and rivers for human consumption. This workshop is particularly useful for those who have had limited training and experience and for those who wihs to refresh their knowledge of the complexities of surface water treatment and plant operation.

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April 28, 2016 - April 29, 2016
Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: April 14, 2016
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$390.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-395
This one-day workshop will assist operators in the operation and maintenance of centrifugal pumps used in the water and wastewater industry. Those attending will learn centrifugal pump theory and classification, operation and maintenance, and basic troubleshooting techniques.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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November 27, 2015
Fri - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 13, 2015
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-369
March 1, 2016
Tue - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 16, 2016
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-355
December 7, 2015
Mon - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: November 23, 2015
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$234.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-437
This one-day workshop will assist operators in the operation and maintenance of hypochlorination systems, fluoridation systems, potassium permanganate feeders, and all types of chemical feed pump applications. Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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November 26, 2015
Thu - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Thu - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 12, 2015
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-371
February 29, 2016
Mon - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 15, 2016
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-359
This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab. Exam to be written on last day of class. 75% required for successful completion. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots. Recertification is required every five years.

(materials and exam fee included), 40 hours/2 weeks
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December 4, 2015 - December 13, 2015
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: November 27, 2015
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$895.00ReginaCRN: 201502-673
May 6, 2016 - May 15, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: A134
Registration deadline: April 29, 2016
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$895.00ReginaCRN: 201504-87
This course will appeal to those involved in the application, enforcement, sales, installation and testing of backflow preventers. The first part of the course deals with the principles of cross connections, application of devices and current regulations and bylaws. The balance of time is dedicated to hands-on testing in our Cross Connection Control Lab (75% required for successful completion).

Exam on last day of class. For more information, call 306-775-7475 or 306-775-7484. Please bring proper eye protection, work gloves and work boots.

(materials and exam fee included), 40 hours/2 weeks
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October 16, 2015 - October 25, 2015
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: October 16, 2015
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$895.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-734
March 11, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: March 11, 2016
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$895.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-782
April 8, 2016 - April 17, 2016
Fri - 7:00-10:00 pm
Sun, Sat - 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Registration deadline: April 8, 2016
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$895.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-755
This course will appeal to you if you have been Certified in Backflow Prevention and your Certification is about to expire. This course is designed as a refresher and to update you on new regulations and new equipment. Exam written on last day of class.

Bring your own Cross Connection Control Manual

(materials and exam fee included), 12 hours/1 week
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November 7, 2015 - November 8, 2015
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: November 7, 2015
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$505.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-829
February 6, 2016 - February 7, 2016
Sun, Sat - 8:30 am-3:30 pm
Room: S103A
Registration deadline: January 30, 2016
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$505.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-1619
This one-day workshop is a must for operators of water and wastewater facilities who are directly involved in water distribution system maintenance. The course will include a review of the basic components of a water distribution system with an introduction to unidirectional flushing. Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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December 2, 2015
Wed - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 18, 2015
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-382
April 21, 2016
Thu - 8:30 am-2:29 pm
Registration deadline: April 7, 2016
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$233.90Moose JawCRN: 201503-389
February 5, 2016
Fri - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: January 22, 2016
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$234.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-450
This one-day workshop is a must for operators of water and wastewater facilities who operate and maintain hypochlorination systems. Those attending will learn about sodium hypochlorite solutions, and operation and maintenance of chemical feed pumps. Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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December 9, 2015
Wed - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 25, 2015
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-385
This one-day workshop is a must for operators of water facilities who operate and maintain iron and manganese removal systems. Those attending will learn about the methods of identifying and controlling iron and manganese problems in potable water systems. Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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December 10, 2015
Thu - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 26, 2015
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-386
April 22, 2016
Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: April 8, 2016
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-396
This one-day workshop is designed to aid wastewater system operators in the regular maintenance and operation of a facultative wastewater lagoon. The workshop will also introduce the operator to the basic principles of facultative lagoon chemistry and microbiology. Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Registration deadline two weeks prior to course start date

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April 15, 2016
Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: April 1, 2016
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-397
December 8, 2015
Tue - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Room: 128
Registration deadline: November 24, 2015
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$234.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-438
This online course is designed for individuals who operate a small wastewater collection and treatment system. The course will introduce the individual to lagoon operation and maintenance, pumps, and sewage collection system components. The Saskatchewan Small Systems Certification exam is not included as part of this course. Operators seeking to write the certification exam need to contact their local regional college or any Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus. Computer experience using a Windows application is recommended For more information contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417

(manual included) 15 hours
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September 8, 2015 - November 28, 2015
Registration deadline: August 25, 2015
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$440.00OnlineCRN: 201502-404
January 5, 2016 - March 27, 2016
Registration deadline: December 22, 2015
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$440.00OnlineCRN: 201503-419
April 7, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Registration deadline: March 24, 2016
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$440.00OnlineCRN: 201503-418
In this three-day course students will learn basic math, wastewater composition and treatment, lagoon operation and maintenance, sewage collection systems, pump components, sewer line problems, backflow prevention, and operator safety. Students will write the Small Systems provincial certification exam to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

(manuals and exam fees included)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
March 14, 2016 - March 16, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 29, 2016
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$650.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-405
October 26, 2015 - October 28, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: October 12, 2015
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$650.00ReginaCRN: 201502-399
January 18, 2016 - January 20, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: January 4, 2016
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$650.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-455
This online course is designed for individuals who operate a small water treatment and distribution system. The course will introduce the individual to the basics of groundwater treatment, disinfection, water testing, pumps, and distribution system components. The Saskatchewan Small Systems Certification exam is not included as part of this course. Operators seeking to write the certification exam need to contact their local regional college or any Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus. Computer experience using a Windows application is recommended For more information contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417

15 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - November 28, 2015
Registration deadline: August 25, 2015
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$440.00OnlineCRN: 201502-402
January 5, 2016 - March 27, 2016
Registration deadline: December 22, 2015
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$440.00OnlineCRN: 201503-413
April 7, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Registration deadline: March 24, 2016
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$440.00OnlineCRN: 201503-414
In this three-day course students will learn basic math, water testing procedures, groundwater treatment, pumps, disinfection, distribution system components, backflow prevention, and operator safety. Students will write the Small Systems provincial certification exam to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

(manuals and exam fees included)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 28, 2015 - September 30, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: September 14, 2015
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$650.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-391
April 11, 2016 - April 13, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: March 28, 2016
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$650.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-401
December 7, 2015 - December 9, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 23, 2015
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$650.00ReginaCRN: 201502-392
November 16, 2015 - November 18, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Room: B18
Registration deadline: November 2, 2015
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$650.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-441
March 7, 2016 - March 9, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 22, 2016
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$650.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-458
This online course is designed for individuals who operate a Class 1 wastewater collection and treatment system. The course will introduce the individual to lagoon operation and maintenance, pumps, sewage collection system components, and collection system operation and maintenance. The Saskatchewan Class 1 Wastewater Collection and Class 1 Wastewater Treatment Certification exams are not included as part of this course. Operators seeking to write these certification exams need to contact their local regional college or any Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus.

Computer experience using a Windows application is recommended. For more information call Richard Egroff, 306-691-8417.

(manual included), 25 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - November 28, 2015
Registration deadline: August 25, 2015
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$710.00OnlineCRN: 201502-408
January 5, 2016 - March 27, 2016
Registration deadline: December 22, 2015
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$710.00OnlineCRN: 201503-423
April 7, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Registration deadline: March 24, 2016
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$710.00OnlineCRN: 201503-424
In this five-day course, students will learn basic math, units of measurement and conversion, waste water composition, sewage collection systems, treatment methods, and disposal methods. Students will write the Class 1 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board. Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

(includes manuals and exam fees)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
March 14, 2016 - March 18, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 29, 2016
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$1,025.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-407
October 26, 2015 - October 30, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Room: 241
Registration deadline: October 12, 2015
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$1,025.00ReginaCRN: 201502-401
January 18, 2016 - January 22, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: January 4, 2016
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$1,025.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-456
This four-day course examines wastewater treatment/collection mathematics, preliminary treatment, primary treatment, secondary treatment, activated sludge processes, sludge treatment, solids disposal, wastewater hydraulics, pumps and components, wastewater hydraulics, wastewater collection operation and maintenance, backflow and cross-connection control, wastewater disinfection, and safety. Students will write the Class 2 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board. Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date. For more information, contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417

Prerequisites: Class I Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certification


(includes manuals and exam fees)
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February 16, 2016 - February 19, 2016
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 2, 2016
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$840.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-411
This one-day workshop is designed to aid water and wastewater plant operators in the collection and handling of water samples. The workshop will also introduce the operator to the basic principles of water chemistry and water analysis. Analyses will include chlorine (free/total), turbidity, colour, TDS/ conductivity, iron/manganese and pH Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
November 30, 2015
Mon - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 16, 2015
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-389
April 25, 2016
Mon - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: April 11, 2016
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$234.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-398
This online course is designed for individuals who operate a Class 1 water treatment and distribution system. The course will introduce the individual to groundwater and surface water treatment, disinfection, water testing, pumps, distribution system components, and distribution system operation and maintenance. The Saskatchewan Class 1 Water Treatment and Class 1 Water Distribution Certification exams are not included as part of this course. Operators seeking to write these certification exams need to contact their local regional college or any Saskatchewan Polytechnic campus.

Computer experience using a Windows application is recommended. For more information call Richard Egroff, 306-691-8417

(manual included), 25 hours
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 8, 2015 - November 28, 2015
Registration deadline: August 25, 2015
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$710.00OnlineCRN: 201502-405
January 5, 2016 - March 27, 2016
Registration deadline: December 22, 2015
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$710.00OnlineCRN: 201503-421
April 7, 2016 - June 29, 2016
Registration deadline: March 24, 2016
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$710.00OnlineCRN: 201503-420
In this five-day course students will learn basic math, water sampling, water testing procedures, ground and surface water treatment, distribution system hydraulics and components, backflow and cross-connection control, disinfection, pumps, and operator safety. Students will write the Class 1 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board. Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.

Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator

(includes manuals and exam fees)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 28, 2015 - October 2, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: September 14, 2015
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$1,025.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-394
April 11, 2016 - April 15, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: March 28, 2016
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$1,025.00Moose JawCRN: 201503-402
December 7, 2015 - December 11, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Room: 240
Registration deadline: November 28, 2015
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$1,025.00ReginaCRN: 201502-395
November 16, 2015 - November 20, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: November 2, 2015
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$1,025.00SaskatoonCRN: 201502-440
March 7, 2016 - March 11, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: February 22, 2016
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$1,025.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-457
In this four-day course, students will learn surface water quality, supply and treatment, disinfection and safety, filter optimization, THM, corrosion, backflow and cross-connection control, distribution system hydraulics, pumps and components, instrumentation, and system operation and maintenance.

Students will write the Class 2 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board. Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date. For more information contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417

Prerequisites: Class 1 Water Treatment and Distribution Certification


(includes manuals and exam fees)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 19, 2015 - October 22, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: October 5, 2015
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$840.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-397
January 25, 2016 - January 28, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Room: 240
Registration deadline: January 11, 2016
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$840.00ReginaCRN: 201503-403
March 21, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: March 7, 2016
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$840.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-452
In this four-day course, students will learn surface water quality, supply and treatment, disinfection and safety, filter optimization, THM, corrosion, backflow and cross-connection control, distribution system hydraulics, pumps and components, instrumentation, and system operation and maintenance.

Students will write the Class 3 provincial certification exams to meet the requirements of the Saskatchewan Operator Certification Board. Students must bring their own non-programmable calculator Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date. For more information contact Richard Egroff at egroff@siast.sk.ca or 306-691-8417

Prerequisites: Class 2 Water Treatment and Distribution Certification


(includes manuals and exam fees)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
October 19, 2015 - October 22, 2015
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: October 5, 2015
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$840.00Moose JawCRN: 201502-398
January 25, 2016 - January 28, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:30 am-4:29 pm
Registration deadline: January 11, 2016
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$840.00ReginaCRN: 201503-404
March 21, 2016 - March 24, 2016
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu - 8:00 am-3:29 pm
Registration deadline: March 7, 2016
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$840.00SaskatoonCRN: 201503-453

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