Level III/IV Water Treatment Certification Preparation


1.2 CEUs


This class is available in three formats: in-class (2 days), home study or online.

This two-day course was developed with the intent of increasing operator knowledge and to provide a source of reference material for those studying to write certification exams. The subject matter is covered through a combination of lectures, videos, group exercises and mock exams.

NOTE: Applicants who wish to write the certification exam must qualify and apply to the Alberta Environment Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Portal (Compliance365) during the application window for exams (approvals every two months). Certification eligibility for Level II must be confirmed PRIOR to submitting an online application.

The CEUs from this course can be used toward the following discipline(s) for certification renewal:

• Water treatment

For more information on the exam application process, please contact Alberta Environment directly at 780-427-7713 or 780-405-0437 or email: WaterandWastewaterOperatorCert@gov.ab.ca

Dates & Locations

    • Session #2
    • Jun 6, 2024 8:00am - Jun 7, 2024 4:00pm
    • Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre - 11727 Kingsway Ave - Edmonton


Candidates should hold Level II or higher Water Treatment Certification and should be working in a Class II or higher water treatment facility.

Course Completion Exam:
At the end of the course (in any format) a completion exam will be given. It consists of 50 questions. An overall minimum of 70% is needed to achieve a passing grade. If unsuccessful, one rewrite will be allowed.

Delivery Formats

Online, Home Study, In Class


Topics Include:
•Regulatory standards and issues
•Water sources and water source protection
•Water quality and water analysis
•Multi-barrier treatment technologies
•Alternate treatment technologies
•Disinfection by-product mitigation technologies
•Process optimization and troubleshooting
•Performance limiting factors, technical supervision and management

Inclass: No manuals will be forwarded to students in advance of this course – the instructor will provide all material on-site including a course completion exam.

Home study: Materials will be mailed upon registration. Confirmation of this will be emailed.

Online: Course materials are available immediately upon registration through AWWOA online profile. Further instructions and information about the course are emailed after registration.


$460.00 Must have current AWWOA Membership

$560.00 Non-Members

$345.00 (For in-class courses only) Must have a current AWWOA Membership and be an operator of a small public rural water/wastewater facility.