Pump Systems Training and PSAP Certification Prep Course With Exam Bundle | March 12-14, 2024

  • Register
    • Non-member - $2,100
    • Member - $1,575
    • Associate Member - $1,575
    • Academic Partner - $1,995
    • PSAP Industry Partner - $1,995
    • Pump Industry Partner - $1,995
    • Pump Industry Partner Retiree - $1,995
    • Standards Partner - Consultant - $1,575
    • Standards Partner - End User - $1,575
    • Standards Partner - End User & Basic Training - $1,575
    • Training Partner - $1,575

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Pump Systems Training and PSAP Certification Prep Course with Exam Bundle

March 12-14, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST

Overview

With energy efficiency and system optimization leading a shift in the pump industry, there is a growing need for pump system professionals with the knowledge and experience to perform high quality assessments to benchmark current systems and recommend system upgrades. Pump system training provides professionals with the knowledge and tools to perform system assessments and the Pump Systems Assessment Professional (PSAP) Certification provides third-party validation of an individual’s proficiency in pump fundamentals, pump system optimization techniques, and implementation of pump system assessments.

This course bundle offers 3 days of virtual instruction on Pump & System Fundamentals Course -Part 1: Tuesday, March 12, 2024| Live Course (Day 1), Hydraulic Institute Learning: Pump & System Fundamentals Course -Part 2: Tuesday, March 13, 2024| Live Course (pumps.org) (Day 2), and PSAP Certification Prep Course - Thursday, March 14, 2024 (Day 3). Registration for this bundle also includes the PSAP certification exam at a discounted fee. The exam can be scheduled at a later date after an application is submitted. Click here for more information on the certification exam and the certification process. Click here if you do no want to include the certification exam in the course bundle.

This course bundle is designed to educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators on the fundamentals of pump and system design, including system hydraulics and calculations, pump and system curves, system components, factors affecting reliably and energy consumption, and control. The course will cover the knowledge areas for conducting pump system assessment and prepares you to take the PSAP Certification Exam. Registration for this course bundle includes a digital copy of the Pump System Optimization Guidebook and the Pump Systems Assessment Professional Certification Exam Study Guide.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, Sales Professionals, Energy Efficiency Professionals, Reliability and Maintenance Personnel, Engineering Consultants, and Technical Service Professionals.

This course bundle is designed to prepare an individual to take the PSAP Certification Exam. HI is now offering remote online-proctored exams via ProctorU as a safe, secure, and easy way to take the PSAP Certification Exam. ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. For more information or questions on taking the examination, contact Edgar Suarez.

For inquiries regarding the Pump Systems Training Course, please contact Matt Derner at mderner@pumps.org or call 862-242-5338. For inquires regarding the PSAP Certification Exam contact Edgar Suarez at esuarez@pumps.org or call 862-217-2441.

Learning Objectives

Pump System Fundamentals (Day 1)

  • Importance of focusing on the pump system and optimization 
  • Energy Consumption 
  • System Hydraulics and System Curves  
  • Pump Curves 
  • Pump and System Curve Interaction and Control 
  • Total Head Net Positive Suction Head
  • Preferred and Allowable Operating Regions
  • Common operating problems & troubleshooting
  • Rotodynamic & Positive Displacement Pump Fundamentals
  • Important consideration for Motor and VFDs used with pumps

Pump System Optimization and Assessment (Day 2)

  • Benefits of pump system optimization and assessment
  • Pump system costs & financial analysis
  • Review of Pump system fundamentals
  • Pump system optimization methods
  • Pump system assessment process
  • Basic pump maintenance practices, and reliability metrics
  • Field measurements, system drawings, schematics, flow diagrams and control schemes
  • Tools and software to support pump system optimization
  • Recommendations for cost effective optimization
  • Pump system assessment report

PSAP Certification Exam Prep (Day 3)

  • Review PSAP certification application requirements, domains, tasks, and body of knowledge outlined by the Hydraulic Institute.
  • Review examination scheduling and test taking requirements
  • You will have a chance to a sample test that should give you a realistic test taking experience
  • The instructor will review each sample test question in detail following you allotted time limit to take the sample test
  • The instructor will also provide you the opportunity to work through additional sample questions, and the instructor will review the answer to each in detail
  • At the end of the course you should have a good feeling about your preparedness to take the PSAP certification exam 

Course Materials 

Participants will receive the following course materials:

Student Slide Decks in electronic format (PDH)

Pump System Optimization Guidebook (PDF) Retail Value - $225

Pump System Assessment Professional Certification Study Guide (PDF)

Formula Reference Sheet

Pump System Assessment Pre-Screening Checklist

Who Should Attend

Engineers, Sales Professionals, Energy Efficiency Professionals, Reliability and Maintenance Personnel, Engineering Consultants, and Technical Service Professionals.

This course bundle is designed to prepare an individual to take the PSAP Certification Exam. HI is now offering remote online-proctored exams via ProctorU as a safe, secure, and easy way to take the PSAP Certification Exam. ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. For more information or questions on taking the examination, contact Edgar Suarez.

For inquires regarding the Pump Systems Training Course, please contact Matt Derner at mderner@pumps.org or call 862-242-5338. For inquires regarding the PSAP Certification Exam contact Edgar Suarez at esuarez@pumps.org or call 862-217-2441.

Registration Fees

This course bundle with exam provides you with additional savings as shown below.

Member TypeIf Purchased IndividuallyBundle FeeYou Save
Member$2,006.25$1,575.00$431.25
Associate Member$2,006.25$1,575.00$431.25
Standards Partner$2,006.25$1,575.00$431.25
Training Partner$2,006.25$1,575.00$431.25
Industry Partner$2,541.25$1,995.00$546.25
Academic Partner$2,541.25$1,995.00$546.25
Non-Member/Partner$2,675.00$2,100.00$575.00

Members, Associate Members, Standards Partners, and Training Partners of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) receive 25% discount on all available PSM training. Employees of Members, Associate Members, Standards Partner, and Training Partner organizations must log-in with their company email address in order for the discounted registration fee to apply. Industry Partners and Academic Partners receive 5% discount on all PSM training. Click here to learn more about HI membership.

Membership Question?  Call us at 973-267-9700, email us, or view the HI website for more information.

Refunds & Cancellations

All refund requests must be made in writing and submitted to our Customer Support Center. Full refunds will be issued for any live course or webinar that has been cancelled.

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/12/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    Part 1 of the Pump System Fundamentals course is designed to provide the core information on pump types, their construction, motors and variable frequency drives, performance curves, system design curves, and how to operate the pump system to meet variable flow and head demand. This is all the information that someone working in the pump and fluid handling industry needs to master. By providing immersive coverage of the pump system, components, performance and applicable calculations, this course is applicable to newer technical professionals or veterans of the industry that want a grounding in the fundamentals.

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    Pump & System Fundamentals Course - Part 1 

    Pumps, Systems, Couplings, Bearings, Seals, Drivers & Drives, Pump & System Curves, Power Consumption, Operation & Control & Energy Optimization

    Date: March 12, 2024|Time: 10:00am - 6.00 pm EST

    PDH Credits: 7.0


    Course Overview: 

    Part 1 of the Pump System Fundamentals course is designed to provide the core information on pump types, their construction, motors and variable frequency drives, performance curves, system design curves, and how to operate the pump system to meet variable flow and head demand. This is all the information that someone working in the pump and fluid handling industry needs to master.
    By providing immersive coverage of the pump system, components, performance and applicable calculations, this course is applicable to newer technical professionals or veterans of the industry that want a grounding in the fundamentals. 

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Identify and discuss the various pump types
    • Understand their unique design and application considerations
    • Discuss general design and purpose of bearings, couplings, seals, motors and variable frequency drives.
    • Determine and calculate power requirements of the pump system
    • Utilize the pump curve and all listed information
    • Calculate system curves, pump total head, and Net Positive Suction Head Available
    • Understand strategies for meeting variable system demand

    It is recommended to complete this course prior to attending Pump & System Fundamentals - Part 2 Course, which dives into Installation, Maintenance, Reliability, Common Operating Issues, Pump Selection, and Pumps System Assessment and Optimization.

    Who Should Attend:

    This training is designed to educate and train pump engineers, technical sales, pump system owners, designers, and operators throughout the fluid handling and pumping industry. 

    Course Materials Included:

    • Slide Deck (PDF)
    • Pump System Optimization: A Guide for Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability (* $225 Value)

    Continuing Education Credit(s):

    Upon the successful completion of this On-Demand Training bundle you will receive a Certificate of Completion. 7 PDHs | 0.7 CEUs | 7 CONTACT HOURs

    * Note 1.0 PDHs is equivalent to 0.10 CEUs or 1.0 Contact Hours

    Additional Educational Resources:

    *Click links below for additional information.



    Sections 1: Pump and Pump System Overview

    • Pump system description & Types
    • Pump performance
    • System requirements
    • Pump classifications (General)
    • Function of pumps & markets
    • Pump components and function
    • Pump sub-classifications (General)

    Section 2: Pump component parts (Bearings, Couplings, Seals)

    • Bearings
    • Mechanical seals
    • Compression packing
    • Couplings

    Section 3: Electric motor basics

    • Purpose and basic considerations
    • Ratings: Voltage, frequency, and amperage
    • Speed and poles
    • Motor curves and starting considerations.

    Section 4: Variable frequency drive (VFD) basics

    • Purpose and basic considerations
    • Basic architecture
    • Installation considerations

    Section 5: Fluid properties

    • Density
    • Specific gravity
    • Pressure/head
    • Vapor pressure
    • Viscosity
    • Specific heat

    Section 6: Pump Types, Performance Curves and Application Overview

    • Pump type overview and Performance curves
    • Preferred and allowable operating region definitions
    • Specific speed and relation to pump types
    • Fluid effects on the pump performance
    • Modifying the pump curve to meet performance
    • Performance & application considerations for positive displacement and rotodynamic pumps

    Section 7: Rotodynamic pumps

    • Operating theory
    • Classifications
    • Types and construction
    • Hydraulic components
    • Subclassification

    Section 8: Positive displacement pumps

    • Operating theory
    • Classifications
    • Types and construction

    Section 9: Pump life cycle cost, power, energy and efficiency

    • LCC
    • Power, efficiency and energy
    • Power calculations
    • Measuring pump input power
    • Efficiency calculations

    Section 10: System Curves, Pump Total Head & Net Positive Suction Head Available

    • Bernoulli’s equation and system energy balance
    • Components of system head
    • Calculating system head and pump total head
    • Calculating NPSHA & Cavitation

    Section 11: Methods to vary the operating point and control

    • On/off cyclic control
    • throttling
    • bypass
    • Variable speed
    • Parallel
    • Serie

    Section 12: Variable speed control energy optimization example

     

    Registration Fees

    HI Member TypeFee
    Member$525.00
    Associate Member$525.00
    Standards Partner$525.00
    Training Partner$525.00
    Industry Partner$665.00
    Academic Partner$665.00
    Non-Member/Partner$700.00


    Members, Associate Members, Standards Partners, and Training Partners of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) receive 25% discount on all available PSM training. Employees of Members, Associate Members, Standards Partner, and Training Partner organizations must log-in with their company email address in order for the discounted registration fee to apply. Industry Partners and Academic Partners receive 5% discount on all PSM training. Click here to learn more about HI membership.

    Membership Question?  Call us at 973-267-9700, email us, or view the HI website for more information.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    All refund requests must be made in writing to training@pumps.org. Full refunds will be issued for any live course or webinar that has been cancelled.

    Webinar Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View Live Course".  After the live webinar is completed, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Quiz for Live Course" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 80% correct to proceed. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab.
    3. For webinar series, continue this process until you complete all the course sessions.
    4. Click "Complete Course Evaluation" to provide your feedback on the course to PSM. Scroll down to view all feedback questions, there are questions that expand past the size of the window. 
    5. Click the button “View/Print Your Certificate” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate to save or print your certificate of completion. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the PSM website and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail training@pumps.org for assistance.

    PDH Credits

    Seven (7) PDH credit will be issued upon completion of this live webinar series. 

    The acceptance of continuing education as it applies to fulfillment of the state licensing requirements for professional designations is at the pleasure of the individual state licensing boards. It is the responsibility of the individual participants to be knowledgeable about their state requirements.

    Licensed Professional Engineers

    Continuing professional development is a vital component to the engineering licensure process. Most state licensing boards require continuing professional development as a condition for licensure and renewal of the license to practice engineering. Pre-approval of training providers and courses are not required by most state licensing boards, except for the following:

    Florida Board of Professional Engineers

    Pump Systems Matter is a board-approved continuing education provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers: License # CEA361.

    North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors

    Pump Systems Matter is an approved continuing professional competency sponsor for the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors: Sponsor # S-0523.

    New York State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

    Pump Systems Matter is approved as a sponsor of continuing education for professional engineers in New York State: NYS Sponsor # 241.

    PSO Guidebook

    Coupon Code - PSOGUIDEBOOK

  • Contains 4 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/13/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    Part 2 of the Pump System Fundamentals course is designed to provide the core information on how to effectively select, install, and maintain pumps, as well as assess and optimize systems to operate efficiently and reliably. This is vital information for anyone working in the pump and fluid handling industry who has technical responsibility for products or product management, technical support, or designs or operates pumping systems. Finally, anyone who specializes in assessing and optimizing pumping systems requires an understanding of the core principles taught in this course. By providing immersive coverage of the pump system, reliable installation, operation, and maintenance, along with applicable methods and calculations for optimization, this course is beneficial for newer technical professionals looking to expand their knowledge or veterans of the industry who want a grounding in the fundamentals.

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    Pump & System Fundamentals Course - Part 2 

    Pump System Drawings & Process Control, Measuring Performance, Pump Installation, Maintenance, Reliability, Operating Problems, Troubleshooting, Intro to Optimization and Analysis Tools

    Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm EST

    PDH Credits: 7.0

    Course Overview: 

    Part 2 of the Pump System Fundamentals course is designed to provide the core information on how to effectively select, install, and maintain pumps, as well as assess and optimize systems to operate efficiently and reliably. This is vital information for anyone working in the pump and fluid handling industry who has technical responsibility for products or product management, technical support, or designs or operates pumping systems. Finally, anyone who specializes in assessing and optimizing pumping systems requires an understanding of the core principles taught in this course. 
    By providing immersive coverage of the pump system, reliable installation, operation, and maintenance, along with applicable methods and calculations for optimization, this course is beneficial for newer technical professionals looking to expand their knowledge or veterans of the industry who want a grounding in the fundamentals. 

    Part 2 of the Pump System Fundamentals course is designed to be taken following Part 1 or as a standalone course for individuals who have the requisite knowledge on topics in Part 1.

    Learning Outcomes:

    • Field testing & operating problem example
    • Allowable operating regions (effect on reliability)
    • Cavitation & NPSH Margin
    • Common operating problems
    • Tools: Pump system assessment (module) MEASUR
    • Tools: Hydraulic Modeling
    • Pump System Optimization
    • Pump system assessment methodology.
    • Pump system assessment report example and case study.

    Who Should Attend:

    Anyone working in the pump and fluid handling industry who has technical responsibility for products or product management, technical support, designs or operates pumping systems. Finally, anyone who specializes in assessing and optimizing pumping systems requires an understanding of the core principles taught in this course. 

    Course Materials Included:

    • Slide Deck (PDF)
    • Pump System Optimization: A Guide for Improved Energy Efficiency, Reliability, and Profitability (* $225 Value)

    Continuing Education Credit(s):

    Upon the successful completion of this On-Demand Training bundle you will receive a Certificate of Completion. 7 PDHs | 0.7 CEUs | 7 CONTACT HOURs

    * Note 1.0 PDHs is equivalent to 0.10 CEUs or 1.0 Contact Hours

    Additional Educational Resources:

    *Click links below for additional information.

    Section 1: System Drawings & Control 

    • Piping and instrumentation diagrams
    • Process and block flow diagrams
    • Isometrics drawings
    • Process control systems
    • Stable and unstable control

    Section 2: The Pump Operating Point & Reliability

    • Pump and system curve review
    • Preferred & Allowable Operating Regions (POR and AOR)
    • Effects on efficiency and power
    • Effects on reliability

    Section 3: Measuring pump performance

    • Pump testing
    • Instrumentation
    • Estimating power and energy
    • Measuring & calculating total Head
    • Wire to water efficiency & specific energy
    • Cavitation & NPSHA

    Section 4: Net positive suction head available & cavitation

    • Cavitation and causes
    • Definition of NPSHA
    • Calculating NPSHA

    Section 5: Pump Selection Methodology

    • Standards
    • 12 Step selection methodology

    Section 6: Pump installation

    • Foundation, Base, Grouting, Anchors
    • Mounting, alignment
    • Nozzle loads
    • Piping/intake

    Section 7: Pump maintenance

    • Metrics
    • Maintenance types
    • Typical preventative maintenance 

    Section 8: Common system & operating problems

    • System issues
    • Flow and pressure
    • Power
    • Seal & bearing
    • Vibration

    Section 9: Troubleshooting using the pump curve

    • Insufficient flow example

    Section 10: Vibration basics & Troubleshooting methodology

    • Units & definition
    • Forced vibration & resonance
    • Vibration plots
    • Acceptance testing
    • Troubleshooting methodology

    Section 11: Intro to Pump System Optimization

    • Achievable benefits
    • Discussion exercise
    • PSO Process

    Section 12: Analysis tools with examples

    • MEASUR Tool – Pump System Assessment Module
    • Hydraulic Modeling


    Registration Fees

    HI Member TypeFee
    Member$525.00
    Associate Member$525.00
    Standards Partner$525.00
    Training Partner$525.00
    Industry Partner$665.00
    Academic Partner$665.00
    Non-Member/Partner$700.00


    Members, Associate Members, Standards Partners, and Training Partners of the Hydraulic Institute (HI) receive 25% discount on all available PSM training. Employees of Members, Associate Members, Standards Partner, and Training Partner organizations must log-in with their company email address in order for the discounted registration fee to apply. Industry Partners and Academic Partners receive 5% discount on all PSM training. Click here to learn more about HI membership.

    Membership Question?  Call us at 973-267-9700, email us, or view the HI website for more information.

    Refunds & Cancellations

    All refund requests must be made in writing to training@pumps.org. Full refunds will be issued for any live course or webinar that has been cancelled.

    Webinar Instructions

    1. Click the Contents tab and select "View Live Course".  After the live webinar is completed, return to the Contents tab.
    2. Click "Complete Quiz for Live Course" to answer quiz questions. You will have 10 attempts and must get at least 80% correct to proceed. After completing the quiz, return to the Contents tab.
    3. For webinar series, continue this process until you complete all the course sessions.
    4. Click "Complete Course Evaluation" to provide your feedback on the course to PSM. Scroll down to view all feedback questions, there are questions that expand past the size of the window. 
    5. Click the button “View/Print Your Certificate” in the box titled “Claim Credits & Certificate to save or print your certificate of completion. If you ever lose your certificate, you can come back to the PSM website and view it on your transcript (found in the Dashboard).

    Need Assistance?

    If you are experiencing any log in issues, cannot access a course, need assistance claiming credit, or have other questions or concerns, please e-mail training@pumps.org for assistance.

    Alex Moser

    Senior Engineer of Standards and Training

    Hydraulic Institute

    Alex Moser is the Senior Engineer of Standards and Training at the Hydraulic Institute with technical responsibility for standards, guidebooks, training, and technical programs as well as assisting the governmental regulations committees with technical expertise. Prior to joining the Hydraulic Institute, he held new product development and engineering management positions with a major pump manufacturer, with a focus on new pump design, system analysis, and testing. Mr. Moser obtained his B.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Alabama.

     

    Peter Gaydon

    Deputy Executive Director

    Hydraulic Institute

    Peter Gaydon is the Deputy Executive Director at the Hydraulic Institute. Mr. Gaydon held design, development, and test engineering positions with major pump manufacturers. He currently serves as member on several pump related standards committees for AWWA, CSA, ASME and serves as the Chair for the AWWA E103 Vertical and Horizontal Line-Shaft Pumps. With the Hydraulic Institute, Mr. Gaydon has technical responsibility for standards, guidebooks, technical regulatory affairs and certification programs. Mr. Gaydon obtained his B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alfred.

    PDH Credits

    Seven (7) PDH credit will be issued upon completion of this live course. 

    The acceptance of continuing education as it applies to fulfillment of the state licensing requirements for professional designations is at the pleasure of the individual state licensing boards. It is the responsibility of the individual participants to be knowledgeable about their state requirements.

    Licensed Professional Engineers

    Continuing professional development is a vital component to the engineering licensure process. Most state licensing boards require continuing professional development as a condition for licensure and renewal of the license to practice engineering. Pre-approval of training providers and courses are not required by most state licensing boards, except for the following:

    Florida Board of Professional Engineers

    Pump Systems Matter is a board-approved continuing education provider for the Florida Board of Professional Engineers: License # CEA361.

    North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors

    Pump Systems Matter is an approved continuing professional competency sponsor for the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors: Sponsor # S-0523.

    New York State Board for Engineering, Land Surveying, and Geology

    Pump Systems Matter is approved as a sponsor of continuing education for professional engineers in New York State: NYS Sponsor # 241.

  • Contains 7 Component(s), Includes Credits Includes a Live Web Event on 03/14/2024 at 10:00 AM (EDT)

    The course will cover the knowledge areas for conducting any pump system assessment and prepare you to take the PSAP Certification Exam by offering a practice exam and sample questions covering the knowledge requirements outlined in the PSAP body of knowledge.

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    PSAP Certification Prep Course

    Thursday, March 14th ,2024 | 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST

    Overview

    With energy efficiency and system optimization leading a shift in the pump industry, there is a growing need for pump system professionals with the knowledge and experience to perform high quality assessments to benchmark current systems and recommend system upgrades. Pump system training provides professionals with the knowledge and tools to perform system assessments and the Pump Systems Assessment Professional (PSAP) Certification provides third-party validation of an individual’s proficiency in pump fundamentals, pump system optimization techniques, and implementation of pump system assessments.

    This course is designed to prepare an individual to take the PSAP Certification Exam. HI is now offering remote online-proctored exams via ProctorU as a safe, secure, and easy way to take the PSAP Certification Exam. ProctorU is a live online proctoring service that allows you to take your exam from the comfort of your home. For more information or questions on taking the examination, contact Edgar Suarez.

    The exam preparation session provides attendees the resources and tools to be comfortable with the certification exam process, virtual exam platform and realistic questions covering all the knowledge areas.

    The instructor will guide the attendees through the application requirements, exam platform and scheduling and what to expect on the day of the exam.  Following the overview, the attendees have the opportunity to take a realistic practice exam via the same electronic platform, and the instructor the spends explaining each practice exam question.

    Course Objectives

    1. Review PSAP certification application requirements, domains, tasks, and body of knowledge outlined by the Hydraulic Institute.
    2. Review examination scheduling and test taking requirements
    3. You will have a chance to a sample test that should give you a realistic test taking experience
    4. The instructor will review each sample test question in detail following you allotted time limit to take the sample test
    5. The instructor will also provide you the opportunity to work through additional sample questions, and the instructor will review the answer to each in detail
    6. At the end of the course you should have a good feeling about your preparedness to take the PSAP certification exam 

    Course Materials

    Participants will also receive the following course materials:

    • Pump System Assessment Professional Certification Study Guide
    • Course Slide Deck
    • Follow-up activities such as webinars and surveys 

    This course offers one day of live virtual instructor-led PSAP certification exam preparation that covers all of the PSAP knowledge area. The course will cover the following:
    • The exam preparation session provides attendees the resources and tools to be comfortable with the certification exam process, virtual exam platform and realistic questions covering all the knowledge areas.
    • The instructor will guide the attendees through the application requirements, exam platform and scheduling and what to expect on the day of the exam.  Following the overview, the attendees have the opportunity to take a realistic practice exam via the same electronic platform, and the instructor explains each practice exam question.
    • An overview of the eligibility requirements, certification process, and how to schedule the exam 
    • What to expect on the day of the exam
    • Live practice exam & review of practice exam and results
    • Detailed review of additional practice exam questions
  • Contains 7 Component(s)

    Pump Systems Assessment Professional (PSAP) certification validates the knowledge and experience of industry experts. PSAPs meet the standard of excellence required to collect, review and analyze the data needed to fully assess pumping systems and recommend strategies for optimization, efficiency, reliability and overall system improvement.

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    This examination is for the certification of Pump Systems Assessment Professionals (PSAP) developed by the Hydraulic Institute. PSAP certification provides confidence to pump end-users and other stakeholders that pump system assessors have the knowledge and experience to perform high-quality assessments which will lead to energy-efficient and reliable pumping systems. The exam is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions. Candidates have three and one-half (3½) hours to complete the exam. Carefully read the questions and choose the best answer. A formula sheet has been provided as a reference.

    For more information on the PSAP certification process and the exam, please go to www.pumps.org/psap.