This Water and Wastewater Certificate of Achievement provides the relevant knowledge and skills required for entry level employment or internship as an Operator In Training, Water or Wastewater Operator, Instrumentation Technician, Laboratory Technician, Maintenance, or other water and wastewater related positions. The subjects are taught using a practical approach with an emphasis on water and wastewater procedures, standards, and other job-related skills.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the methods and problem solving skills necessary for water and wastewater technology.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamentals of water quality and wastewater technology.

  • Articulate basic plant operations of water and wastewater treat

Required Courses

Course Title Units
WWT 100 Calculations in Water/Wastewater Technology 3
WWT 101 Fundamentals of Water Quality and Wastewater Technology 3
WWT 102 Introduction to Electrical and Instrumentation Processes 3
WWT 103 Basic Plant Operations: Water Treatment 3
WWT 104 Basic Plant Operations: Wastewater Treatment 3
Total Units 15

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