ACRP INSTRUCTOR MATERIALS

About ACR Publications Training Materials

ACRP training materials are field tested in presentations throughout the western United States. Our materials are used to present commercial and in-house workshops as well as college courses.
Discounts are available on instructional material when purchased with a specific quantity of textbooks. (see order information)
Each set of materials includes:

  • Instructor's Guide
  • Pre and post tests
  • Visual support (may include slides, overheads, PowerPoint™)

Discounts are available for Instructional Materials with bulk book sales. Call for details.

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Development Criteria

Our materials are developed with ease of presentation and participant interaction in mind.

Instructors Guide

Each instructor's guide contains:

  • Overview notes on effective use of training materials
  • Course delivery sequence
  • Timelines for delivery
  • Pre and post test instruction
  • Course prerequisites
  • List of support materials and suggested reference material
  • List of all visual aids
  • Participant worksheet answers

    The instructor's guide and pre & post test are supplied in hard copy and as pdf files on a CD.

Visual Support

PowerPoint™ slides are supplied for most of the books. However, when overheads are supplied they are provided on a CD as pdf files with a colored background so they can be displayed on a LCD projector.

Color digital photos are supplied in 300 dpi format and organized on catalogs.
A free iView Media Pro catalog reader is included.

Discounts are available for Instructional Materials. Call for details.

Introduction to Small Water Systems

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Introduction to Small Water Systems

Pumps and Pumping 8th Editionby Skeet Arasmith

This material was designed and field-tested as a four day workshop. In addition, the course was field tested as an extended course, where the participants met once each week for nine weeks. This extended course provided an excellent opportunity for the participants to read, review, and apply the material.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 79 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • 100 question post test

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor’s packet for this textbook includes 978 PowerPoint™ slides, and 137-digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructors Guide, a pdf version of the post test, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $15.00

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $750

Operation of Water Sources

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Operation of Water Sources

Pumps and Pumping 8th Editionby Skeet Arasmith

This material was designed as a three-day
workshop.

Instructor's Guide

The instructor’s guide is a 99 page document
containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 936 PowerPoint™ slides and the 242 digital photos
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post test

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor’s packet for this textbook includes 936 PowerPoint™ slides divided into five lessons and 242 additional digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructors Guide, a pdf version of the pre and post test, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructor’s guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $20

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $720

Operations of Water Distribution Systems

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Operation of Water Distribution Systems

Electrical Fundamentals for Water and Wastewaterby Skeet Arasmith

This material was designed as a five-day workshop.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 150 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 1,450 PowerPoint™ slides and the 352 digital photos
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor's packet for this textbook includes 1,450 PowerPoint™ slides, 352-digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructor's Guide, a pdf version of the pre and post test, all on a DVD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $20

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $720

Water Distribution System Construction

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Water Distribution System Construction

by Skeet Arasmith O & M of Chlorine Systems

This material was designed and field-tested as a three-day workshop. In addition, the course was feild tested as an extended in-house training program.

Instructor's Guide:

PRICE: $15

The instructor's guide is a 79 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 437 overhead transparencies and the 221 digital photos
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

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Instructor's Packet:

PRICE: $560

The instructor's packet for this textbook includes 437-B & W overhead masters as pdf files, 221-digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructor's Guide, a pdf version of the pre and post test, 11 X 17 pdf versions of the blueprints, a variety of manufactures information all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $15

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $560

Pumps & Pumping

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Pumps and Pumping

by Skeet Arasmith Utility Management

This material was designed and field-tested in three, four and five-day workshop. In addition, the course was field tested as an extended course at several vocational schools, community colleges, and in-house training programs.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 135 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 1,264 PowerPoint™ slides
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor's packet for this textbook includes 1,264-PowerPoint™ slides, 131-digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructor's Guide, a pdf version of the pre and post test, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $20

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $920

Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems

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Introduction to Small Wastewater Systems

by Skeet Arasmith & Holly Plotez Excavation Safety Officers Handbook

This material was designed and field-tested as a five-day workshop. In addition, the course was field tested as an extended course, where the participants met once a week for nine weeks. This extended course provided an excellent opportunity for the participants to read, review, and apply the material.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 79 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 61 color photos
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

AV Support

The AV support for this text includes 424 B&W overhead masters or PDF files and 61 digital color photos on CD. A pdf version of the instructor's guide and the pre and post test are included on the CD.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $15

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $490

Electrical Fundamentals for Water & Wastewater

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Electrical Fundamentals for Water & Wastewater

by Skeet Arasmith Excavation Safety Officers Handbook

This material was designed and field-tested in three, four and five-day workshop. In addition, the course was field tested as an extended course at several vocational schools, community colleges, and in-house training programs.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 113 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 900 PowerPoint™ slides and the 168 digital photos
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor's packet for this textbook includes 900 PowerPoint™ slides, 168-digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructor's Guide, and a pdf version of the post test, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $15

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $660

Cave-in Protection and Competent Person

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Cave-in Protection and Competent Person

by Skeet Arasmith & Holly DeRamus Flash CERT! Treatment and Distribution

This material was designed and field-tested as a two-day workshop. In addition, the course was
field tested as an extended in-house training program.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 89 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Detailed outline for each lesson
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor's packet for this textbook includes 446-PowerPoint™ slides, a pdf version of the Instructor's Guide, a pdf version of the pre and post test, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $15

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $370

O & M of Chlorine Systems

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O & M of Chlorine Systems

by Skeet ArasmithFlash CERT!

This material was designed and field-tested as a three-day workshop. In addition, the course was field tested as an extended in-house training program.

Instructor's Guide:

The instructor's guide is a 90 page document containing the following elements:

  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the 263 overhead transparencies and the 246 digital color photos.
  • Answers to the worksheets
  • Pre and Post tests

Instructor's Packet:

The instructor's packet for this tex book includes 263-B & W overhead masters as pdf files, 243-digital color photos, a pdf version of the Instructor's Guide, a pdf version of the pre and post test, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructors guide is included.

Instructor's Guide (book only)

PRICE: $15

Instructor's Packet (includes guide)

PRICE: $430

Utilility Management Introduction

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Utility Management Introduction

By Skeet Arasmith
This material was designed and field-tested in a three-day workshop. Each lesson is delivered in an hour to an hour and a half presentation followed by group activities that reinforce the lesson. There are a total of 17 group exercises selected and/or designed specifically for this course.

Instructor's Guide

The instructor’s guide is a 123-page document containing the following elements.
  • Course sequence
  • Course outline & timelines
  • Lesson objectives
  • List of needed support materials
  • Description of each of the PowerPoint slides with suggested points to insert the exercise
  • 17 group exercises
  • 57 question Pre and Post tests

Instructor’s Packet:

The instructor's packet for this textbook includes 560 PowerPoint slides divided into seven lessons, a pdf version of the Instructor’s Guide, a pdf version of the 17 exercises designed for this course, a pdf version of the pre and post tests, all on a CD. A hard copy of the Instructor's guide, exercises, and tests are included.

Instructor’s Guide(Book Only)

PRICE: $430

Instructors Packet

Price $500