Class Detail - 20 Hour - Basic Wastewater Operations

DESCRIPTION
Hours: 20 hours
Cost: $450

DESCRIPTION

TCEQ APPROVED COURSE.

Hours:  20  (Class time 8 am – 5 pm (Day 1 &2) and 8 am – 12 pm (Day 3) to ensure 20 hours of instruction.)

TCEQ Course Code 0059: This course is primarily designed to provide participants with an introduction to wastewater collection and treatment along with a brief review of the water cycle. The course covers sources and pretreatment of domestic waste as well as characteristics of wastewater. Experienced trainers guide the class through best practices and related standards utilizing classroom discussion and cover all associated laws specific to wastewater. Other licensed individuals may also receive valuable information relating to their fields.

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Completing this course provides continuing education credit for the following licenses:

  • 20 hours of training credits towards Wastewater Operators Class C or D licenses

  • 20 hours of continuing education credits for licensed Wastewater Operators Class C

 

 AUDIENCE

This course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a wastewater system.

PREREQUISITES  - STUDENTS SHOULD REVIEW TCEQ REQUIREMENTS TO ENSURE THAT THEY ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A LICENSE BEFORE REGISTERING FOR CLASS 

While there are no prerequisites for this course, to be considered for licensure by TCEQ as a Wastewater Operator, the participant must meet the TCEQ Qualifications for initial license.

Effective September 1, 2017, pursuant to TCEQ Reg-521 "Criminal History Guidelines", those with a felony criminal history should contact TCEQ Licensing Division prior to registering for a training course. Specific criminal history could negatively impact the ability to receive a TCEQ issued occupational license.

 TOPICS

  • Wastewater Treatment Goals

  • The Operator and the Law

  • Wastewater Characteristics

  • Domestic Wastewater Pretreatment

  • The Collection System

  • Preliminary Treatment and Flow Measurement

  • Sedimentation

  • Activated Sludge Process

  • Fixed Film Treatment

  • Stabilization Ponds

  • Sludge Processing

  • Disinfection

  • Safety

  • Calculations

Upcoming Classes

08/31 - 09/02/2022

Class Code: 22-0059-09a

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