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Certificate Program
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Wastewater treatment plant employees are prepared for the Wastewater Operator I and Wastewater Operator II certification examinations. All credits earned in this certificate are applicable towards the Technology Studies Associate degree.

Students may complete this certificate by completing the courses that are listed below.



Course ID Title of Course Credits
ENG* K101° Composition 3
BIO* K121° General Biology I 4
CHE* K111° Concepts of Chemistry 4
MAT* K13 Intermediate Algebra 3
Specialized Core
CSA* K105 Intro to Software Applications 3
Options #
WWT* K110° Wastewater I 3
WWT* K112° Wastewater II 3
WWT* K114° Wastewater III 3
WWT* K116° Wastewater IV 3

° Course has a prerequisite. Students should check course description. 
# Courses for this consortium-based program will be offered at various Connecticut Community Colleges


College of Technology: Wastewater Option, Certificate
Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates will be able to:

  1. apply principles of wastewater treatment processes by using specific examples from wastewater treatment laboratories.

  2. explain safe and effective operation of wastewater treatment facilities, including grit removal, disinfection, and chlorination.

  3. describe maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities to including safety, housekeeping and laboratory procedures.

  4. become certified Wastewater Class I and Class II Operators.

  5. report on site visits to municipal facilities and prepare a comprehensive study of a wastewater treatment plant.

  6. use computers to acquire, analyze and report data.

  7. communicate effectively in speech and writing.

  8. use mathematics to solve problems related to chemistry and wastewater treatment.