Basic Municipal Wastewater (In-Person) (24F-MA048) (30 TCHs)


Date: Wednesdays, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30.

Time: 8:30 AM-3:30 PM (Registration 8:00 AM) Eastern Time

Location: Richard Alden Training Center;
7 Nippnapp Trail Millbury, MA 01527

Instructor: Tom Bienkiewicz, NEIWPCC

Price: $500 (Includes lunch)

Registration Deadline: September 28. 2024

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This five-day, in-person course is designed for those new to the wastewater industry and/or preparing to take basic-level municipal wastewater operator exams. Municipal wastewater treatment concepts from collection through preliminary, primary, and secondary treatment to disinfection and solids handling will be reviewed. Sample tests and math problems will be provided. Attendees must bring a simple calculator, scratch paper, and a pen/pencil to class.

Please note that this course teaches municipal wastewater concepts. It will not cover all topics recommended to prepare for certification exams. We strongly recommend that those preparing to take certification exams also attend related courses including Laboratory and Regulations. For a listing of available courses on these topics, please visit our website at:

This course is sponsored by NEIWPCC in conjunction with MassDEP and MAWEA.

Course Details

Wastewater Training Contact Hours (TCHs) are approved in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI and VT. Approval pending in NY.

Participants MUST attend and be attentive during ALL FIVE SESSIONS to receive full credit. Participants must attend and be attentive during a minimum of 50% of the course to receive any partial credit.

Registration closes seven days before class starts. $15 fee for late registrations.

Cancellations must be received at no less than seven prior to course start date.