Water Treatment Operator (1-4)

Water Treatment Operator (1-4)

Certification of operators promotes transparency and flexibility. It provides operators with practical skills, proven techniques and best practices knowledge.

Certified treatment operators protect human health, the environment, and the investment in municipal and industrial water treatment facilities. This course is for people who are involved in
the operations of water treatment plants.


Course Description
This course trains operators to maximize the performance of water facilities which, in turn, provides benefits: minimized health risks, environmental compliance, attractive career opportunities, improved safety, reduced accident rates and protected infrastructure investment.
The four levels for this course correspond to certification levels and provide the knowledge that people need to attain certification:

14 Lessons 51 hours 11 Lessons 39 hours 10 Lessons 43 hours 8 Lessons 34 hours

Course Content

  • Water Treatment Operator
  • Treatment Plant Operation
  • Safety
  • Water Sources and Intake Structures
  • Coagulation, Flocculation
  • & Sedimentation
  • Filtration
  • Disinfection
  • Laboratory Procedures
  • Process Wastes
  • Reverse Osmosis
  • Taste and Odor
  • Iron and Manganese Control
  • Corrosion Control
  • Water Softening
  • Management
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