Course Length: 60 Hours /5 Weeks / 6 CEUs*
Course Description: Learn the functions and responsibilities of Level 1 operators, as well as basic math, chemistry, water treatment processes, their uses, characteristics, sizing, and calculations and analyses of these processes. All entry level operators need to be knowledgeable in water treatment regulations and processes to do their jobs well and to protect public health. This course will cover water treatment basic concepts you need to know to pass an entry-level certification exam and gain employment in the water industry. The courses are an excellent overview for current trainees or for someone seeking to gain a thorough understanding of water treatment operations processes. These courses were developed to be taken in sequential order. WSO materials are recommended for these courses. Purchase these materials at a 40% discount when registering for the training.
CA Students registering for this course can use the credits for Renewing Existing licenses only.The training credits cannot be used to sit for the exam to obtain a license.
Course Dates: July 22 - August 23, 2019
Learning Elements: Pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.
* Minimum of 12 hours of online learning activities per week
* Ability to perform basic math calculations
* High school education
Ancillary Materials: Water Supply Operations Textbooks are recommended for this course. This set includes Water Treatment (grades 1-4) and Water Distribution (grades 1-4). Purchase these materials at a 40% discount when registering for the training. Also available are the chapter maps for the five textbooks:
WSO Water Treatment Content Map
WSO Water Distribution Content Map
CEUs: *You may be awarded CEUs/PDHs for AWWA education programs by your licensing agency. AWWA grants Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for this course at a rate of 1 CEU for 10 contact hours. It is the individual's responsibility, before registering for any continuing education credit program, to contact the appropriate licensing agency. AWWA recommends you confirm that the coursework is acceptable for continuing education credit toward the desired license and contact your licensing agency to learn about requirements for your certification.