Water Supply Technology Certificate of Achievement
The Water Supply Technology Certificate is designed to prepare students with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain entry-level employment in the water supply, delivery, and treatment operations. [The Water Supply Technology Certificate should not be confused with certification issued by the State Water Resources Control Board, California Water Environment Association (CWEA), or the American Water Works Association (AWWA). Certification by the State of California requires the qualified individual to: 1) pass an examination administered by the State Water Resources Control Board, California Water Environment Association (CWEA), or American Water Works Association (AWWA); 2) meet the experience and/or educational minimum requirements; 3) and, submit a certification application with the applicable fee.
|CIT 031||Business English||3|
|WST 075||Water/Wastewater Chemistry and Analysis||4|
|WST 052||Water Technology Math||3|
|or WST 053||Wastewater Technology Math|
|Six courses from the following:|
|WST 031||Water Use Efficiency Practitioner I||3|
|WST 034||Introduction to Water Resource Management||3|
|WST 037||Environmental Laws and Regulations||3|
|WST 038||Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Water Resources||3|
|WST 045||Backflow Prevention Devices||3|
|WST 048||Cross-Connection Control||3|
|WST 061||Water Distribution I||3|
|WST 062||Water Distribution II||3|
|WST 071||Water Treatment I||3|
|WST 072||Water Treatment II||3|
|WST 081||Wastewater Collection I||3|
|WST 082||Wastewater Collection II||3|
|WST 086||Electrical Instrumentation for Water and Wastewater Operations||3|
|WST 091||Wastewater Treatment I||3|
|WST 092||Wastewater Treatment II||3|
|CIT 101||Introduction to Computer Literacy||3|
|WST 098||Water Supply Technology Work Experience||1-4|
Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.
This is a Gainful Employment Program
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Have knowledge of fundamental aspects of water resource management, conservation, distribution, treatment, collection, recycle, and disposal operations.
- Perform tasks in connection with the operation, control, and maintenance of water and sanitation systems.
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills and apply these tools in a regulatory context (i.e. public health protection).