WWW470 – 20.00 Hours
Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, in some cases a course can be scheduled to meet your organization’s specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.
**PLEASE NOTE** This course has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to fulfill 20 credit hours in the following operator license area(s):
– Water Operator License
The Basic Water Works Operations correspondence course provides participants with an introduction to source, characteristics, production, treatment, disinfection, storage, and distribution of potable water. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify general hazards, demonstrate safety practices, explain basic water chemistry, and utilize mathematics as applied to chemical feeding and other operational problems. Upon completion of the course, participants will have a good foundation of this knowledge, to include: overview of the water cycle responsibilities of water system personnel water utility industry regulations, and Texas rules and regulations.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Participant Must Provide
- A proctor for all course examinations
- Access to a county or municipal water system for completion of project assignments to include a chlorine residual analysis
- A photo identification to the written test proctor at the time of exam administration. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines
Items Needed for Course Testing/Assessment
- Completion of course within six months from start date
- All course examinations must be proctored. When selecting a proctor, ensure they are not a spouse, family member, partner, fiance, or anyone residing in the same household. Additionally, a proctor cannot be currently enrolled in any distance learning course offered by the TEEX Water & Wastewater Program. In most cases, an immediate supervisor is selected to serve as a proctor. Other approved proctor options include, a licensed supervisor at work, a company training manager, a college proctor, or certified clergy. If an examination is not proctored, participants will not be eligible for TCEQ license credit hours.
To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.
Prior Training Courses or Knowledge
It is recommended, but not required, students be employed by a Water System to ensure all class field exercises and assignments can be completed.
- Water Utilities Operators
- Public Relations
- Water Quality
- Groundwater Production
- Surface Water Production
This course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a water system.
Continuing Education And Professional Credits
- 20.00 hours – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)