Location: Online

Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:00:00 GMTFri, 20 Dec 2019 16:00:00 GMT


This class is offered through our online learning portfolio - learn more.

Registration deadline: November 29, 2019 at 4:00pm.




  • Member: $399.00 + GST
  • Non-member: $529.00 + GST


Consider purchasing a BCWWA Membership ($109) when registering - you will receive a $130 discount on ALL courses and other select products for 1 year! Click here for Membership information.


Upon registering and providing payment, you will receive a link to our online learning platform within three (3) business days. 


If you are unable to register online, please contact our office for assistance. By registering for this class, you are agreeing to the terms of our customer policy.


We can also deliver this course customized to your worksite. If you would like to offer the course to several employees, please contact our office and see if a customized program at your worksite would be a better solution for you!





After completing this course, you will be able to: 


  • Understand the regulations that govern wastewater collection, treatment and discharge, and how to monitor system performance to protect public health and the environment.
  • Understand the characteristics of wastewater, and how this impacts collection and treatment systems.
  • Understand how wastewater collection systems are designed, built, operated, maintained, and repaired. You will be familiar with the equipment, materials, methods, and safety considerations.
  • Understand wastewater treatment methods, including the design, operation and maintenance of septic systems, and mechanical systems including preliminary, primary and secondary treatment.
  • Understand and apply safe workplace practices, including confined space entry, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System, and lock out / tag out procedures.





You should take this course if you:


  • Operate or maintain wastewater systems that serve a population of less than 500; or
  • Are preparing to write the Environmental Operators Certificate Program (EOCP) certification exam for small wastewater systems.





This course provides 1.2 core CEUs for the following Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) certifications:


  • small wastewater systems (SWWS)
  • wastewater collection (WWC)
  • wastewater treatment (WWT)


This course provides 1.2 related CEUs for the following EOCP certifications:


  • small water systems (SWS)
  • water distribution (WD)
  • water treatment (WT)


Certifications and exams are administered by the EOCP - please contact them for more information or to register for an exam.