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Ohio Trainings

Ohio RCAP offers multiple training opportunities that include in-person classroom trainings and field days, webinar series, online self-paced trainings, and on-site trainings. Register for one of our trainings listed below.

In-person Class Trainings

 

Ohio EPA’s new Asset Management Rules  - Provided at various locations in December.

Ohio EPA and Ohio RCAP are offering a free workshop providing an overview of the asset management program template designed for entities such as mobile home parks, subdivisions, homeowner’s associations and villages.

Agency staff will also discuss the new annual metrics tracking requirements and describe resources available to help you with asset management planning.

Ohio RCAP will share the latest updates about training and financial services and lead a session on budgeting and rate setting.

Operator contact hour applications are pending. Space is limited, so register by Wednesday, November 27th.

 Click here to view the session dates and locations.

Click here to find more information and to register.

 

 

Manganese Compliance Training

January 14 - H. Jae Roush Community Building, Coal Grove

January 30 - Tuscarawas County Senior Center, Dover

This no cost training will educate operators on staying in compliance with their manganese monitoring. Activities will include a plant tour with collecting and evaluating a process control sample. This training has been approved for drinking water contact hours.

Click here to register for the January 14 training 

Click here to register for the January 30 training

Click here for the full-size flyer

 

Webinar Series for Local Officials

These instructor-led webinars are offered in three-part or four-part series, enabling busy local officials training opportunities that fit their schedules.

Download a brochure about the RCAP Webinar Series for local officials to share with management and decision-makers in your organization!

Online Self-paced Trainings

Ohio RCAP is please to make available online training for the comfort of your home or office through the Ohio EPA 360 Water Site. Courses are self-paced; you can stop at any time and resume when you are ready. Topics include asset management, financial management and utility management. Courses are approved for Ohio EPA operator contact hours. First-time site users will be asked to register with the site. 

For questions, call GLCAP/Ohio RCAP's program assistant at 1-800-775-9767.

Click here to access the Ohio EPA 360 Water site.

On-site Trainings

Ohio RCAP also offers on-site trainings available by demand. We provide trainings to boards, councils and other organizations. Contact any Ohio RCAP representative for scheduling information. Some of our trainings include:

 

Project Development

Are you facing your first big water or sewer project? Don't know anything about the subject? Ohio RCAP in cooperation with The Ohio Water Development Authority has development a training course consisting of three components for local decision makers who have never experienced a capital improvement project in their community, or are looking for help in planning a project. It covers planning, engineering selection, funding, design, and construction, and what to expect in each segment along the way.

 

Rate Setting

Are you facing a utility rate increase? Not sure which way to turn? Ohio RCAP in cooperation with The Ohio Water Development Authority has developed a training course for decision makers on setting utility rates, consisting of two components: rate analysis and rate structure.

Rate analysis covers topics such as characteristics of a good rate structure; overview of the rate analysis; asset management, safeguarding utility funds; and user classifications and groups.

Rate structure covers topics like types of structure; proportional to use; rate setting tools; lifestyles and economic development; and billing and usage analysis.

This is an excellent course for decision makers to understand what goes into making a good sound and defensible rate structure.