Online courses are designed to be completed on your own time, and at your own pace. They are organized as a series of modules that include interactive sections, videos, readings and quizzes.
Additionally, the Small Wastewater Systems online course includes access to a seasoned instructor, who is available for questions and clarification throughout your learning experience. In this way you get the best of both worlds - instructor support AND learning at your own pace and time.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand the regulations that govern wastewater collection, treatment and discharge, and how to monitor system performance to protect public health and the environment.
Understand the characteristics of wastewater, and how this impacts collection and treatment systems.
Understand how wastewater collection systems are designed, built, operated, maintained, and repaired. You will be familiar with the equipment, materials, methods, and safety considerations.
Understand wastewater treatment methods, including the design, operation and maintenance of septic systems, and mechanical systems including preliminary, primary and secondary treatment.
Understand and apply safe workplace practices, including confined space entry, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, and lock out / tag out procedures.
You should take this course if you:
Operate or maintain wastewater systems that serve a population of less than 500; or
Are preparing to write the Environmental Operators Certificate Program (EOCP) certification exam for small wastewater systems.
Certification and CEUs
Upon successful completion, this course provides 1.2 CEUs