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Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Examination Preparatory Training

Chris Lovelace
Chris Lovelace
Program Specialist
clovelace@
alruralwater.com

Preparing for certification testing?

Our Operator Certification Test Prep courses are offered statewide!

ARWA's Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Training is offered statewide.

Water Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Courses

  • Water Distribution Systems
  • Water Treatment
  • Advanced Water Treatment

Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Courses

  • Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems
  • Wastewater Treatment, and
  • Advanced Wastewater Treatment

Courses are offered for water or wastewater operator certification examination preparation purposes only. They are not available for Continuing Education Hours (CEHs). Individuals must attend 100% of each course for substitution of required experience credit purposes for operator certification.

We offer two different formats.
 

  • Local courses held periodically across the state on a fee basis.
    See the list of Courses Open for Registration and Course Hour Requirements below.
     
     
  • On-site courses held at a facility of your choice.
      - Custom designed courses meet your specific needs.
      - Reasonable costs based upon training requests.
     
      Call the ARWA now at (334) 396-5511 to schedule training at your location!
      Or send your Training Information Request to us on the Contact Us form linked below, and we will contact you!

    Contact Us about On-Site Training
     (Be sure to include areas of interest and
    an estimate of the number of students.)
     

Local Courses

Courses Open for Registration
Course/Location Instructor
Date/Time
Register

Grade III-IV Wastewater
45 hour course
Course: $500
Manual
  $150 Member
  $175 Non-Member
 
Location:
529 Glover Avenue
(Public Works Building)
Enterprise, Alabama

Charles Grantham
 
June 8, 2017
5:00 pm

Please register by June 2nd. If registration is received later, you may not receive books and materials before the course starts.

or
Fill in PDF Form & Email
then  
Pay Online

Grade I-II Water
30 hour course
Course: $400
Manual
  $150 Member
  $175 Non-Member
 
Location:
Helen Jenkins Chapel
8861 Concordia St.
Thorsby, AL

Chris Lovelace
 
July 10, 2017
4:00 pm

Due to the Independence Day holiday, please register by June 30th. If registration is received later, you may not receive books and materials before the course starts.

or
Fill in PDF Form & Email
then  
Pay Online

* Students are responsible for the purchase of the Course Manuals and other training materials. Student participation is the responsibility of the employer and/or student. The ARWA is not responsible for student involvement, participation, attendance, or course completion by the student. The ARWA neither implies nor guarantees that any student will pass the State of Alabama Water or Wastewater ABC Certification Examination. The ARWA reserves the right to refuse any and all enrollments and the right to terminate enrollment of any student due to lack of participation and/or conduct.

It is the responsibility of each individual attending an ARWA Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Training Course to comply with the ADEM Division 10 Regulations in order to qualify for a certification examination through the ADEM and to meet operator certification requirements.

Each ARWA Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Training Program Course requires a 10 student minimum (or equivalent cost) in order to be held, with a maximum number of 15 students per location.

Enrollment Fees for the courses below are as follows:

  • 30 hour water or wastewater course - $400.00 per student*
  • 45 hour water or wastewater course - $500.00 per student*
  • 60 hour water or wastewater course - $650.00 per student*

* Enrollment Fees do not include the cost of the Study Guide. Study guide purchase is the responsibility of the student and is required for course participation.

New classes are being scheduled regularly, please check back or contact the ARWA at 334-396-5511 for information on additional classes.

Course Hour Requirements

Water Operator Training Course Information (Grade I)

Water Distribution Systems 15 hrs

  
Water Operator Training Course Information (Grades II & III)

Water Distribution Systems 15 hrs
Water Treatment 15 hrs

  
Water Operator Training Course Information (Grades III & IV)

Water Treatment 45 hrs
Advanced Water Treatment 45 hrs

  
Wastewater Operator Training Course Information (Grade IC)

Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems 30 hrs

  
Wastewater Operator Training Course Information (Grades IC - I)

Sanitary Sewer Collection Systems 15 hrs
Wastewater Treatment 15 hrs

  
Wastewater Operator Training Course Information (Grades II - IV)

Wastewater Treatment 45 hrs
Advanced Wastewater Treatment 45 hrs

 

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For more information about
  the Water and Wastewater Operator
Certification Renewal Process, 
go to the ADEM web site
at adem.alabama.gov.

 

  

 

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