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

Texas Statutes and Rules Review

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

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

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 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

Drilling Safety

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

1

Pumps 401

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

1

Basic Geology

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

1

Well Development

Well Development is Efficiency Development! This one hour course highlights the importance of well development as an essential aspect of "making a hole a well!"

1

Groundwater Basics

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

1


INTRODUCTION AND INSTRUCTIONS

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

  2. Texas licensed holders are required to completed 4 hours per year of continuing education. One hour of the four required hours must be the completion of the Review of Water Well Driller/Pump Installer Statutes and Rules. Registered apprentices must complete one hour of continuing education devoted to the Review of Water Well Driller/Pump Installer Texas Statutes and Rules.

  3. After the completion of each course a Completion Certificate will be emailed to the address provided at the time of course purchase. As an Approved Course Provider for the state of Texas, we submit electronically to the TDLR notification of course completions. Course purchasers need not submit proof of completion to the TDLR. However, course purchasers are required to copies of completion certificates for 12 months in case of a TDLR audit.

  4. Users of this site must provide 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.

  5. Once the Statement of Integrity has been signed the course is purchased by credit card.

  6. Each CE hour completed using this online delivery system costs $39.95. For example a one (1) CE hour course offering costs $39.95 and a two (2) CE hour course offering costs $79.90.

  7. 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.

  8. Below 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.

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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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