This course is used for license renewal and is a 2 credit course that is equivalent to 3.0 CEU's / 30 CPE's.

Studies characteristics and activities of microorganisms, showing their essential relation to diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. You will also learn techniques for identifying some microbes using descriptions and dichotomous keys. You will also learn other components that may be in well and spring water that must be tested periodically for maintenance.

Classes I, II and III need 20 CPEs for license renewal. If you hold a Class IV and need CPEs there is a 1 credit course for license renewal called ENV195: Microbiology of Well and Spring Water I which awards 15 CPEs (16 CPEs with a plant visit).

Where do I start?

To take the course for credit, you must register with Mountain Empire Community College.  Once you feel comfortable with the information, begin the registration process .  (You will still have to fill out the appropriate forms for MECC.)   Please read the entire tutorial and follow the instructions.

After you know your EmplID, you are ready to register for the course and begin the coursework.


How the Lessons Work:

We recommend starting with Lesson 1 and working through the lessons in order.  

After completing the online lesson, you should take the lesson's quiz or math set.  Both of these are self-grading so that you will know your score immediately.  You can re-take both types of question set until all of your answers are correct. Once you have completed the quizzes, print them out for your exam. Once you have completed the exam send it along with all your quizzes and assignmetns to your instructor for proof of completing the requirements necessary for your license renewal.

The course also has a final exam.  All quizzes and tests are open book and open notes and focus on the material presented in the lessons, but can include information from other portions of the course. 

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