This certificate opens the door to a recession-proof career that helps keeps
our waterways clean and safe. The coursework prepares you for the state exam and provides additional education training in the areas of industrial safety, hazardous materials, water technology, and laboratory services. The program is a combination of lecture, laboratory, field visits, and hands-on learning. Upon completion, you’ll receive industry-recognized training certificates in hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER) and OSHA general industry safety (OSHA 30 GI). Median hourly wage is $23/hour.
Upon earning our certificate, you will be qualified for these occupations:
Plant Operator, Process Operator (Process Op), Relief Operator, Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator (WWTP Operator), Wastewater Operator (WW Operator), Water Control Dispatcher, Water Plant Operator, Water Treatment Operator, Water Treatment Plant Operator, and Lab Technician
ESTIMATED BOOKS AND SUPPLIES: $600
DURATION: 3 SEMESTERS
Costs are subject to change.
Course of Study: WT-1_COS_21-22