Virginia Tech and Virginia Deparatment of Health Present Water and Wastewater Training Courses
Virginia Tech and Virginia Deparatment of Health Present Water and Wastewater Training Courses

Water Treatment Plant Operators Short Courses

July 29-August 3, 2018 - Blacksburg, Virginia

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators Short Courses

August 5-10, 2018 - Blacksburg, Virginia

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PROGRAM INFORMATION

About the Program

Dr. Jason He, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, is the new director of the program. The program is hosted by Continuing and Professional Education personnel who are involved in all aspects of the program.

The program is divided into eight short courses - three in water and five in wastewater. The first level or first year in each area, water or wastewater, is designed to be introductory. A person need not have any prior training or experience to enroll in the first year class. Additionally, the person need not have a job at a treatment plant to enroll.

Participants should bring calculators to class.

The lessons in all courses are very applied and practical. Included among the instructors, are DEQ and VDH employees, plant operators, industrial personnel, employees of firms working in the field, and Virginia Tech faculty.

Water 1-3
Coordinator: Jason He
Affiliation: Virginia Tech

Wastewater 1-4
Coordinators: Wayne Staples, Jason Spicer
Affiliation: DEQ

Small Onsite Wastewater Systems
Coordinator: Marcia Degen
Affiliation: VDH

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photo of class group viewing demonstration of equipment

Course Level/Year: 1 (Class VI-III)
Audience Description
Water/Wastewater Introductory; helps with Class VI-III licensing
Course Level/Year: 2 (Class III-II)
Audience Description
Water/Wastewater Intermediate; helps with Class III-II licensing
Course Level/Year: 3 (Class II-I)
Audience Description
Water/Wastewater Advanced; helps with Class II-I licensing
Course Level/Year: 4 (Class II-I)
Audience Description
Wastewater only Advanced; helps with Class II-I wastewater licensing and covers selected supervisory issues ...more information
Course Level/Year: Small Onsite Systems
Audience Description
Wastewater only Introductory; helps with licensing of operators for small, onsite systems ...more information

More Information

Questions about the course:
Please feel free to contact Dr. Jason He, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, if you have any questions about the content of the course, Dr. Jason He can be reached by e-mail: zhenhe@vt.edu or phone: 540-231-1346.

Information about registration:
Please contact Nancy Rakes by email: nancyr@vt.edu or phone: 540-231-2922.


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