Water Technology

Mgt- Entry Level

1. Water Treatment Operator T1 5.9 Credit Units
2. Water Distribution Operator D1 5.9 Credit Units
3. Wastewater Operator W1 5.9 Credit Units

This 246-clock hour entry level program prepares the student for the entry level examination in treatment, distribution, and wastewater operations.

Water Treatment Plant Operator Entry Level 1

The 4-week course 82 clock hours introduce water treatment plant operations in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Special emphasis is given to implementation of the Surface Water Treatment Rule through USEPA approved filtration technology. Subject matter includes major provisions of the SDWA and its amendments; basic water chemistry; source water assessment; conventional treatment processes; treated water stability; waterborne diseases; public health protection and an introduction to math skills equivalent to those required of State of California Grade I and I water treatment plant operators. This class is helpful to those preparing for the Grade T-1 state examinations.

Water Distribution System Operator Entry Level 1

This 4-week course 82 clock hours introduces the principles of pressure pipe systems and the hydraulics involved in their operation. Design, installation, operation, and maintenance of basic elements of water systems including pipes, pumps, valves, meters, and related hydraulic units. Operations and maintenance safety considerations emphasized. The course prepares students for the California Department of Health Services Grade D-1 examination.

Waste Water System Operator Entry Level 1

This 4-week course 82 clock hours provides intermediate and advanced instruction in the field of water production, types of reservoirs water lines, pumps, valves, and related appurtenances. Studies design, proper operation, and facilities repair of a public waste water system. Also provides instruction in methods of record keeping and administrative responsibilities related to water systems. This course prepares students for the California Department of Health Services, waste Water Operator certification exam level WW-1.

Minimum Qualifications for Certification:

Water Technology Mgt-Advance Level

  1. Water Treatment Operator-Advance 5.9 Credit Units
  2. Water Distribution Operator-Advance 5.9 Credit Units
  3. Wastewater Operator-Advance 5.9 Credit Units

This 246-clock hour advance level program prepares the student for the entry level examination in treatment, distribution, and wastewater operations.

Water Treatment Plant Operator Advance Level

The 4-week Course 82 clock hours provide an introduction to water treatment plant operations in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Special emphasis is given to implementation of the Surface Water Treatment Rule through USEPA approved filtration technology, Subject matter includes major provisions of the SDWA and its amendments; basic water chemistry; source water assessment; conventional treatment processes; treated water stability; waterborne diseases; public health protection; and an introduction to math skills equivalent to those required of State of California Grade I and II water treatment plant operators. This class is helpful to those preparing for the Grade T-2 state examination.

Water Distribution System Operator Advance Level

This 4-week course 82 hours introduces the principles of pressure pipe systems and the hydraulics involved in their operation. Design, installation, operation, and maintenance of basic elements of water systems including pipes, pumps, valves, meters, and related hydraulic units. Operations and maintenance safety considerations emphasized. This course prepares students for the California Department of Health Services Grade D-2

Waste Water System Operator Advance Level

This 4-week course 82 clock hours provides intermediate and advanced instruction in the field of water production, types of reservoirs, water lines, pumps, valves, and related appurtenances, Studies design, proper operation, and facilities repair of a public waste water system. Also provides instruction in methods of record keeping and administrative responsibilities related to water systems. This course prepares students for the California Department of Health Services, Waste Water Operator certification exam level WW-2.

Minimum Qualifications for Certification:

Prerequisites

  1. High school diploma, GED, ATB.
  2. Be at least 18 years of age.
  3. Ability to speak read writes and understand the English language. Students born outside the USA should have language skills equal to a 4th level English as a Second Language (ESL) class.
  4. Successful completion of aptitude test.
  5. No prior criminal record or drug abuse problem.

Program Fees

  1. Tuition: – WTM Basic $5,000.00
  2. Tuition – WTM Advance- $5,000.00
  3. Additional cost: insurance, physical examination, state license tests, uniforms and supplies.

Registration Process

  1. Complete application form Monday – Friday; 8 AM – 4 PM. / (T, W.T)
  2. You will receive a Catalogue & Enrollment Agreement that covers all required information in detail. Please read.
  3. Take aptitude test.
  4. Complete personal interview.
  5. Pay a $500.00 deposit after acceptance in the class and sign enrollment agreement.
  6. A non-refundable processing fee of $150.00.
  7. Pay full tuition prior to end of class start date. Master Card, VISA, check, and money order accepted.
  8. Payment plans available.

Class Schedule

Classes offered 6 times per year. Start dates and days to be announced. All students: • Each course is 4 weeks with class/20 hrs per week. • Lecture — twenty (20) hours per week • Externship — eight (8) hour days; vary between 7:00 – 5:30 PM • Class days may vary between weekdays and Saturday.