e-Learning Course Descriptions
Goulds Water Technology e-Learning is an online training program focused on the latest advancements in commercial, residential and agricultural water technology applications. The virtual program is an extension of the in-person, hands-on training offered at the Goulds Factory School in Seneca Falls, New York, where, for more than 30 years, thousands of water industry professionals have been educated about the latest products and trends.
GOULDS WATER TECHNOLOGY BASIC WATER SYSTEMS TRAINING
This complimentary 11-module course focuses on pump basics, discharge conditions, understanding pump curves, sizing and selecting pumps, pressure storage tanks and other similar topics. Learners must achieve a cumulative score of 60% or higher to pass the course and earn the CEU’s.
GOULDS WATER TECHNOLOGY VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVES
In this four module course learn what a VFD is and how it works. Explore a typical VFD system. Understand the role each component plays in maintaining constant water pressure, and the effect of motor speed on pump performance. Examine the various VFD system types and learn how to select, size and start up a system properly. Finally, get familiar with common VFD failure modes, troubleshooting tools and steps you can take up front to minimize problems over time. Learners must achieve a cumulative score of 60% or higher to pass the course and earn the CEU’s.
GOULDS WATER TECHNOLOGY WASTEWATER TRAINING
In this three module course, learn about the different wastewater pump types and their functions. Understand how to calculate pump size and correctly select pumps. Finally, explore the various accessories available to aid in the use of a sump, sewage or effluent pump. Learners must achieve a cumulative score of 60% or higher to pass the course and earn the CEUs, when available.
*For Wastewater Operator Professionals: Variable Frequency Drives & Wastewater Training have been approved for CEUs in both Washington & Wisconsin. In Washington, earn 0.2 CE hrs* per course. In Wisconsin, earn 1.5 CE hrs* for Wastewater Training and 2 CE hrs* for Variable Frequency Drives.
*Credits are earned upon successful completion of the course
*Wisconsin students: Users may not retake the same course for credit more than once during the 1-, 2- or 4-year term of a specific credential