Water and wastewater operators serve their communities by protecting public health and the natural environment through the responsible treatment of drinking water and wastewater. Due to the need for clean water positions in the water & wastewater industry will always be in high demand. People who like to work with their hands and have an interest in biology, chemistry, and mathematics are well suited for this profession. Opportunities can be found throughout the Country in Cities, Municipalities, both small and large, as well as with various operating authorities across Western Canada and the Yukon.
For information on our new BC Ground Disturbance Level II Course, click HERE.
Career opportunities in the water and wastewater industry include job titles such as:
- Water & Wastewater Operator
- Environmental Technician
- Treatment Plant Operator
- Public Works Supervisor
- Water & Sewer Operations Manager
- Lab Technician
- SCADA Operator
- Utility Worker
Once certified, drinking water and wastewater operators are required to meet training requirements to maintain their certificates and licences through the Environmental Operator Certificate Program (EOCP)
|Water & Wastewater||Date||Time||Place||Cost|
|Utility Locator Specialist - WWTR 9003 - (CRN:60366) - Register||Feb 11-13, 2020||8:00am-4:30pm||KPU Tech (Cloverdale)||$549 + GST|
|Ground Disturbance Level II® BCCGA Ground Disturbance 201 Standard cancelled for 2019||8:00am-4:30pm||KPU Tech (Cloverdale)||$199 + GST|
|Utility Locator Specialist - WWTR 9003 - (CRN:60367) - Register||Mar 17-19, 2020||8:00am-4:30pm||KPU Tech (Cloverdale)||$549 + GST|
|Water Distribution 1&2 (EOCP Exam Prep) - WWTR 9006 - (CRN: 80355) - Register||Dec 09-13, 2019||7:30am-4:00pm||KPU Tech (Cloverdale)||$849 + GST|
|Wastewater Collection 1&2 (EOCP Exam Prep) - WWTR 9001 - (CRN: 80289) - Register||Dec 16-20, 2019||7:30am-4:00pm||KPU Tech (Cloverdale)||$849 + GST|
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Public Works Career Path: EOCP Career Path Chart
For further career path planning, please contact Ronald Enns at 604-598-6039 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is now offering Operator & Management Training in the Water & Wastewater Industry. This will be the first time a Polytechnic University in Western Canada has committed to this type of Instruction and Training development. Why choose KPU?
We have over 70 Operator & Management Courses, top notch instructors, updated facilities and quality training resources. We are committed to provide the best training possible with flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the client and student at either at one of our 4 our Campuses, at your facility or through a live webinar training room reaching remote communities. EOCP Ad pg.8
Customized training – At your location or at KPU Tech
For more information contact; email@example.com or 604-598-6039