This four-session, 12-hour virtual course is intended for those preparing to take the NEWEA Lab Analyst I Certification exam. Participants will receive basic to intermediate instruction on laboratory practices including, but not limited to sampling techniques, preservation, and holding times; chemistry and solutions/dilutions; review of analytical methods and equipment for the most common wastewater parameters; microscopy basics; lab calculations, temperature conversions, and significant figures; quality control/quality assurance; lab safety; and recordkeeping.
Important note: Certification exams are now administered only by NEWEA. This course does NOT include the exam. Those seeking to take the exam must apply and test directly through NEWEA. Please visit NEWEA’s website for more information or to apply to take an exam: https://www.newea.org/careers/certification/analyst-certification-program/
NEIWPCC highly recommends those planning to take the exam apply with NEWEA approximately 45 days prior to attending our exam prep course.
This course is sponsored by NEIWPCC in conjunction with the EPA.
Wastewater Training Contact Hours (TCHs) are approved in CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, and VT.
Participants MUST attend and be attentive during ALL FOUR 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 Training@NEIWPCC.org no less than seven prior to course start date.