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2013-2014 Course Catalog 
2013-2014 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Wastewater Treatment Technology

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The Wastewater Treatment Technology certificate is designed to give entry-level students and entry-level water industry employees training in skills and theory directly related to wastewater operations. This certificate is designed to be a starting point for people who are interested in a career in the wastewater treatment field and will prepare them for entry-level employment. The diploma and AAS degree programs are designed to build from this certificate to allow workers in treatment operations to be a more comprehensive and valuable employee by giving them the skills to work on advanced equipment, controls and troubleshoot problematic equipment.

This program provides training and educational experiences that will prepare you for certification examinations. Work experience requirements must be met before you are eligible to take an examination for certification. Be sure to refer to the certifying body in your area to determine eligibility. In Iowa, visit the DNR website located at

For more information about the Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology program, please visit our website at

Program Entry Requirements:

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Attend any required information/registration session.
  3. Complete a high school biology course or equivalent with a “C” or higher.

Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 18

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