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Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

The self-paced Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator curriculum provides trainees with a fundamental knowledge of sewage treatment, sludge processing, and disposal equipment. After initial coursework in mathematics and chemistry, they'll learn important wastewater treatment procedures. When combined with on-the-job training, employees can apply the skills they've learned online in your workplace and improve their everyday job performance.

Successful program graduates are able to:

  • Describe the principles of chemistry, physics, and bacteriology.
  • Discuss the basic principles involved for fluids in motion.
  • Identify the various sampling procedures and the methods used to obtain the sample for the physical test of wastewater.
  • Apply the common methods of operating various types of equipment to test, treat, and process raw water.
  • Describe the operation and maintenance of the primary, secondary, and tertiary treatment stages of wastewater.
  • Explain how wastewater is generated, collected, and transported.

You can work with your Training Consultant to devise an individualized program or follow the complete Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator course list below.

Water / Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Course List

Estimated Curriculum Duration: 452 hours.

Number of Exams: 53.

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