Wastewater Treatment

Certificate of Achievement in Wastewater Treatment 2020-2021

(Major #C.8400.CA)

The certificate program in wastewater treatment will provide students with the skills to be able to; identify the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of typical municipal sewage; interpret federal and state laws and regulations as they relate to wastewater treatment process; evaluate the performance and operation of the various processes involved in wastewater treatment; evaluate problems and provide solutions in the treatment system, and calculate pump requirements. These classes are designed for current employees in the field of wastewater treatment.

Complete the following program of study. Requirements (16 units minimum).

Required Core Courses:
Course Course Description Units
COUN 47 Learning Strategies 2
OT 17 Job Retention and Responsibilities 1
WTD 106 Basic Wastewater Treatment and Distribution 3
WTD 107 Advanced Wastewater Treatment 3
WTD 114 Water Mathematics 3
Select one option from the following:
Course Course Description Units
ENGL 125 and
ENGL 126
Writing Skills for College
and Reading Skills for College
ENGL 1A Reading and Composition 4

Additional Information

The certificate program will prepare students to take the State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Grades I, II, III.

Faculty Advisor(s): Dormedy.

2020-2021 Certificate of Achievement in Wastewater Treatment