Water Treatment 1

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This course provides operators with the basic knowledge of water treatment plant components and treatment methods used with varying degrees of complexity.

You should take this course if you are:

  • Wanting to understand more, or entering into a role where you will be dealing with the treatment of water.
  • In a role that requires an understanding of how water treatment processes work, or maintaining a facility classified as a water treatment (WT1) facility.
  • An operator who wishes to prepare for level 1 EOCP certification, or that wants to earn CEU credits that can be applied to water or wastewater systems continuing education requirements.

Learning Objectives

After completing the Water Treatment 1 class you will be able to:

  • Describe procedures associated with monitoring, evaluating and adjusting treatment processes
  • Perform basic laboratory analysis procedures
  • Describe the drinking water regulations and their impact to water treatment
  • Describe the practical aspects of plant operations and perform basic operational and maintenance procedures on equipment
  • perform safety, security and administrative procedures

Certification Information


  • 2.4 core CEUs for small water systems and water treatment (SWS & WT) EOCP certifications. 
  • Related CEUs for small wastewater systems, wastewater collection, water distribution, and water treatment (SWS, WWC, WD & WT) EOCP certifications.


Upcoming Water Treatment 1 Courses

Date Location Instructor Price Registration
Sept. 7 - Dec. 7, 2018 Online Dean Scovill $679 / $799 Register now
Nov. 5 - 9, 2018 Kelowna, BC Mark Feltham $899/$1019 Register now


Delivery Formats

  1. classroom environment using interactive elements and real-life situations in order to make your learning experience as interesting and relevant as possible.
  2. Online, offering students an opportunity to progress through the course at their own pace.  The online version covers the same material and is available for a 12 week period.
  3. Custom training at your worksite. If your workplace would like to offer the course to several employees, please contact us to see if a customized program at your worksite would be a better solution for you!



Delivery Option
In-class $899 member / $1019 non-member
Online $679 member / $799 non-member
Custom training From $550 per student, depending on class size. Contact us for details!


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