International School of Well Drilling Online Courses

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International School of Well Drilling

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COURSE OFFERINGS


Course

Description

Credits

Mississippi Statutes and Rules

A review of the Mississippi Statutes and Rules for license holders and apprentices

1

Oklahoma Statutes and Rules

A review of the Oklahoma Statutes and Rules for license holders and apprentices

1

Drilling Safety

This continuing education unit discusses the most common dangers involved in well drilling, and highlights essential safety precautions and practices

1

Basic Geology

A review of the geologic events that resulted in the formation of the earth's water resources.

1

Groundwater Basics

Program discusses the origin of groundwater, groundwater storage, groundwater movement, total groundwater resources, and current actions to preserve, protect and restore this essential resource.

1

Pumps 401

Pumps 401, basic troubleshooting of jet, centrifugal, and submersible pumps.

1

Well Rehabilitation Introduction - Part 1

This continuing education unit discusses the most common causes of deteriorating well performance and the methods, both traditional and of more recent introduction, contractors are using to address this problem.

1

Well Rehabilitation Introduction - Part 2

This second hour of the Well Rehabilitation Course focuses on specific methods of water well rehabilitation, both traditional and those based on more recent research.

1

Geothermal Heating And Cooling Systems I

An introduction to geothermal heating and cooling systems with emphasis on the variety of ground loop installations in current use around the world.
This course is offered in two sections.

1

Geothermal Heating And Cooling Systems II

An introduction to geothermal heating and cooling systems with emphasis on the variety of ground loop installations in current use around the world.
This course is offered in two sections.

1

Well Abandonment

The purpose of this course is to refresh the awareness of the course completer as
to the reasons for proper water well abandonment.

1

Well Construction
History

Well Construction History from 8000 BC. to the early 20th century. A brief
review of the history of water well construction and water well construction
technology from the earliest known water well until the coming of rotary drilling
methods.
Please note that this course is not approved for Indiana well drillers

1

Aquifer Storage
Recovery

An introduction to the theory and current application of storing water in aquifers
for later recovery. Examples and issues of concern are discussed.

1

Injection Wells

This CEU introduces injection wells. The history, construction, safety features,
regulations, types of injection wells, and uses of injection wells are all discussed.
Please note that this course is not approved for Indiana well drillers

2

Drilling Methods

A review of hole making methods commonly employed by water well drillers.
Mention is made of hole making methods used by other drilling sectors such as
geotechnical and environmental.

2


INTRODUCTION AND INSTRUCTIONS

  1. This Website has been created to allow Licensed Water Well Contractors, Licensed Pump Installers, or initial license applicants to complete their state's continuing education requirements for license renewal and/or initial license application.

  2. The International School of Well Drilling is an approved provider of continuing education units by the states of: Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin. Please refer to the homepage left hand panel to see exactly how many CE hours / PD hours your state allows to be completed online!

  3. Each state's regulatory authority has asked for a Statement of Integrity for each course completed. Prior to submitting each online CE hour the course completer is asked to sign the Statement of Integrity.

  4. Once the review questions for each course are completed and the Statement of Integrity has been signed the course completer is asked to make payment by credit card. The CE hour is then submitted.

  5. A course completer is only allowed to receive a CE hour credit once from each course taken. In other words, course completers may not receive additional CE hour credits by repeating the same offering more than once within the same license period.

  6. Above is a thumbnail description of the courses available and the number of CE hours (Continuing Education Units) awarded for the completion of each course.



Pricing

Pricing for each course is shown immediately before credit card submission. Generally, one hour courses are $39.95 and two hour courses are $79.90. Prices may differ depending on your state and will be shown prior to credit card processing.



Cancellation and Refund Policy

To cancel a course already submitted for processing a student must request a refund by pressing the "contact us" button on the Home Page and request a refund in writing via email. If cancellation is requested within 12 hours of submission a full refund will be processed within 30 days. If cancellation is not requested within 12 hours after submission no refund will be allowed.

Course Completion and Grading

For those courses having review quizzes, the Student must score at least 70% on the ONLINE test. If the student fails to receive 70% on the ONLINE test than the student will be contacted by ISWD and will be asked to repeat the process.

Privacy Statement

ISWD will not share personal identification information relating to any student. All information provided by the student is kept confidential and not shared with any third party.

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