Wastewater Treatment Operator

Wastewater Treatment Operator I & II - 60 hours

This course is designed to provide the individual with a general knowledge of the operation of wastewater treatment systems, laws and regulations related to wastewater treatment systems operation, equipment usually employed in such plants, and general maintenance requirements for such equipment.

It is also designed to assist the individual in preparation for the North Carolina Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission (WPCSOCC) Examination.

Review the Technical Standards for this course.

Registration Fee = $185 and does not include the class manual. 

Unless otherwise noted, class is held at the Workforce Development Center, 135 Best Wood Drive, Clayton, NC 27520, on Thursday evenings (listed below), from 6:00 pm-10:00pm.

Course Code Date(s) Registration Deadline
WAT-3100-01F August 3-November 9, 2023 July 27, 2023

Wastewater Treatment Operator CE - 6 hours

This course examines the operations, laboratory, rules, regulations and record keeping of Biological Wastewater Operations. Course work covers the following topics: Effects of untreated wastewater on the environment, troubleshooting, activated sludge, and NCDENR-DWQ rules and regulations. It meets the continuing education requirements of the NC Water Pollution Control System Operators Certification Commission.

Course Code Date(s) Registration Deadline
No class available at this time    

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For more information contact:

Brenda Harris
Workforce Training Director
Email: bkharris1@johnstoncc.edu
Office: WDC 1002A
Phone: (919) 209-2595