COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an entry level course designed for people with little or no laboratory experience.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Analytical Standards & Reagents
  • Balances
  • Laboratory Ware
  • Volumetric Devices
  • Temperature Measurement
  • Preparing Solutions & Dilutions
  • Calibration

TARGET AUDIENCE: New and inexperienced lab analysts or operators.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is an 18 hour (3-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.


CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 12 certification renewal points.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to educate and assist those people currently working in a wastewater laboratory or for certification exam preparation.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Plant Operation
  • Sampling
  • Process Control vs. Regulatory Reporting
  • Solution Chemistry
  • Calibration
  • QA/QC
  • Safety
  • Hands on Procedures

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in a laboratory or those with previous lab experience and preparing for the Wastewater Lab Analysts certification exam.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 30 hour (5-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 12 certification renewal points.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to educate and assist those people currently working in a water laboratory or for certification exam preparation.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Plant Operation
  • Sampling
  • Process Control vs. Regulatory Reporting
  • Solution Chemistry
  • Calibration
  • QA/QC
  • Safety
  • Hands on Procedures

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in a laboratory or those with previous lab experience and preparing for the Water Lab Analysts certification exam.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 30 hour (5-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 12 certification renewal points.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for people currently working in wastewater treatment operations and preparing for the Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification exam.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Plant Operation
  • Sampling
  • Process Control vs. Regulatory Reporting
  • Solution Chemistry
  • Calibration
  • QA/QC
  • Safety
  • Hands on Procedures

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in wastewater treatment operations and preparing for the Class II Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator certification exam.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 24 hour (4-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 12 certification renewal points.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to educate and assist those people currently working in water treatment operations and preparing for the Class II Water Treatment Plant Operator certification exam.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Plant Operation
  • Sampling
  • Process Control vs. Regulatory Reporting
  • Solution Chemistry
  • Calibration
  • QA/QC
  • Safety
  • Hands on Procedures

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in water treatment operations and preparing for the Class II Water Treatment Plant Operator certification exam.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 24 hour (4-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 12 certification renewal points.

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed for people currently working in a microbiology laboratory analyzing drinking water or those who have previous laboratory experience.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Lab Facilities & Equipment
  • General Lab Practices
  • Analytical Methodology
  • Sample Collection, Handling & Preservation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Record Keeping
  • Response to Results
  • Approved Coliform Testing Procedures will be Performed in the Lab

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in a microbiology laboratory or those with previous lab experience.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 15 hour (2 1/2-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 12 certification renewal points.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to expand on math and chemistry subjects related specifically to laboratory functions.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Step by step approaches to math problems
  • Conversions
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Sample Problems
  • Review of Sample Problems & Correct Approach of Those Problems

TARGET AUDIENCE: Anyone with a desire to increase their math related skills as applied to water/wastewater laboratory.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 6 hour (1-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 6 certification renewal points.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to explain topics related to Quality Assurance and to assist in better understanding a working Quality Assurance program.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • QA/QC
  • Lab Organization
  • Sampling
  • Analytical Methodology
  • Calibration
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Data Quality Objectives
  • Corrective Action

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in a laboratory or those with previous lab experience.

PREREQUISITES: Previous lab experience would be helpful in completing this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 6 hour (1-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 6 certification renewal points.

 

 
   
 

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to help prepare for the laboratory analyst certification exam or for assistance to those taking the operator certification exams.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Overview of certification boards “Needs to Know” list
  • References & Study Materials
  • How to Study Effectively
  • Strategies for Passing Multiple Choice Exams
  • Examples of the Type Questions Encountered on the Exam

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those trying to obtain certification.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 3 hour (1/2-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 3 certification renewal points.

 


COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to educate analysts in evaluation of lab data and to help ensure the results produced are legally reportable.

MAJOR TOPICS:

  • Defining Terms
  • Available References
  • Quality Control
  • Acceptance Limits
  • Evaluation of Lab Data

TARGET AUDIENCE: Those who are currently employed in a laboratory or those with previous lab experience.

PREREQUISITES: Basic Math, Chemistry and Biology skills are essential for successful completion of this course.

COURSE LENGTH: This course is a 3 hour (1/2-day) course that meets the training requirements set forth by the Certification Board.

CERTIFICATION RENEWAL POINTS: This course has been approved for 2 certification renewal points.