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STATEWIDE WASTEWATER OPERATOR TRAINING CENTER


Mission

The training center mission is to develop and provide wastewater training to increase the knowledge and skills of plant operators and maintenance personnel, to improve plant compliance, and to optimize treatment effectiveness, efficiency and reliability.

Chapter 11-61 Hawaii Administrative Rules

Board of Certification

Get information about Board of Certification and Operator Certification requirements.

Training Program

    The Training Center offers 63 different courses and conducts 95 sessions with 1,200 registrants participating in the program annually. Participants come from the counties, state and federal governments and private treatment facilities. The Training Center supports 460 wastewater treatment plant operators and 400 maintenance and supporting personnel such as pump station and collection system specialists, mechanics, electricians, inspectors, truck drivers and administrators.


Annual Training Calendar

The calendar lists all training sessions scheduled to be presented during the coming fiscal year. It is an advance planning informational document only. The Training Center reserves the right to make any necessary changes in the training schedule.

Hawaii Wastewater Operator Training Center Schedule


2017-18


Oahu


Maui


Kauai


Hilo


Kona

July

 
 
252
 
August

 
202A/B, 230
     
September

 
105
 
301
204
October

     
208
273
November

101, 215
212A
   
209
December

206
   
252
 
January

103, 202A/B, 278A
202A/B, 207
101
 
302
February

102,105, 207, 310
104, 212B
103
303
 
March

116, 201, 208, 315
307
105
   
April

117, 214, 216
312
     
May

210, 220, 306
320
     
June

217, 260
111
     

Course Announcements

Oahu

12/07/15-12/08/15: 101 – Basic Wastewater
12/16-12/17/-12/18/15: 220 – Odor Control Systems
01/06/16-01/07-1/08/16: 320 – Membrane Bioreactors (Advanced)
01/20/16-01/21/16: 201 – Activated Sludge Process Control (Intermediate)
02/25/16-02/26/16: 230 – Effluent Filtration
03/22/16-03/23/16: 319 – New and Emerging Secondary Treatment Technologies (Advanced)
06/27/16-06/28-06/29/16: 301 – Activated Sludge Skills Training Course (Advanced)
07/12/16-07/13-07/14/16: 307 – Sludge Conditioning, Thickening and Dewatering Skill Training Course (Advanced)
03/28/17 and 03/30/17: 101 – Basic Wastewater
11/21/17-11/22/17: 101 – Basic Wastewater
11/28/17-11/29/17: 215 – Plant Sciences (Physics)

12/12/17 and 12/14/17: 206 – Pressure Measurement and Fluid Flow Measurement (Revised)
01/16/18-01/17/18: 103 – Plant Safety
01/09/18-01/10/18: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
02/14/18-02/15/18: 102 – Basic Electricity and Reading Electrical Diagrams
02/21/18-02/22/18: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics
02/28/18: 310 – Activated Sludge Microbiology
03/07/18-03/08/18: 201 – Activated Sludge Process Control (Intermediate) (Revised)

Maui

01/07/15-01/08/15: 303 – Chlorination Skills Training (Advanced)
01/21/15-01/22/15: 202A – (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 &4) – Certification Examination Refresher
02/25/15: 108 – NPDES and UIC Permits and CWA Regulations & 112 – State Regulations
03/18/15-03/19/15: 210 – Sludge Handling: Sludge Thickening, Anaerobic Digestion, Aerobic Digestion and Dewatering (Intermediate)
04/22/15-04/23/15: 212A – Wastewater Facility Management (Volume I)
05/13/15-05/14/15: 212B – Wastewater Facility Management (Volume II)
06/17/15-06/18/15: 205 – Equipment Operations: Boilers, Heat Exchangers, Valves, Lubrication
09/23/15-09/24/15: 253 – Mechanical Maintenance IV: Valves
10/27/15-10/28-15: 116 – Ultraviolet Disinfection
11/18/15-11/19/15: 254 – Mechanical Maintenance V: Motorized Valve Actuators and Relief Valves
12/16/15-12/17/15: 250 – Mechanical Maintenance I: Air Compressors and Blowers
01/27/16-01/28/16: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
02/23/16-02/24/16: 306 – Process Control Laboratory
03/16/16-03/17-03/18/16: 301 – Activated Sludge Skills Training Course (Advanced)
04/21/16: 310 – Activated Sludge Microbiology
05/18/16-05/19/16: 204 – Diesel Engine Operation and Maintenance
05/25/16: 216 – Basic Wastewater Operator Math I
05/26/16: 217 – Basic Wastewater Operator Math II
06/21/16-06/22-06/23/16: 301 – Activated Sludge Skills Training Course (Advanced)
07/06/16-07/07/16: 315 – Biological Nutrient Removal
07/26/16-07/27/16: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
09/14/16-09/15/16: 263 – Lifting & Rigging (Rescheduled)
09/28/16-09/29/16: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics
10/26/16-10/27/16: 101 – Basic Wastewater
11/16/16-11/17/16: 209 – Rotating Biological Contactors, Trickling Filters and Stabilization Ponds
12/14/16-12/15-16: 110 – Pumping Stations
02/01/17-02/02/17: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
02/21/17-02/22/17: 102 – Basic Electricity and Reading Electrical Diagrams
03/29/17-03/30/17: 319 – New and Emerging Secondary Treatment Technologies (Advanced)
05/16/17-05/17/17: 214 – Community Wastewater Treatment (Intermediate)
05/23/17-05/24/17: 302 – Anaerobic Digestion Skills Training Course (Advanced)
06/14/17: 108 – NPDES and UIC Permits and CWA Regulations; 112 – State Regulations
08/15-17-08/16/17: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
08/30/17-08/31/17: 230 – Effluent Filtration
09/19/17-09/20/17: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics
11/14/17-11/15/17: 212A – Wastewater Facility Management (Volume I)
01/17/18-01/18/18: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
01/23/18-01/24/18: 207 – Mechanical Maintenance Fundamentals for Operators
02/20/18-02/21/18: 212B – Wastewater Facility Management (Volume II) (Revised)

Hilo

01/07/15-01/08/15: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics
03/25/15-03/26/15: 251 – Mechanical Maintenance II: Bearings, Lubrication, Packing Seals
05/26/15-05/27/15: 307 – Sludge Conditioning, Thickening and Dewatering Skill Training Course (Advanced)
08/17/15-08/18/15: 202A/B – Certification Examination Refresher
02/24/16-02/25/16: 103 – Plant Safety
03/23/16-03/24/16: 110 – Pumping Stations
04/13/16-04/14/16: 201 – Activated Sludge Process Control (Intermediate)
05/18/16-05/19/16: 263 – Lifting and Rigging
06/15/16-06/16/16: 211 – Troubleshooting Pumps: Basics
07/20/16-07/21/16: 102 – Basic Electricity and Reading Electrical Diagrams
09/27/16-09/28/16: 116 – Ultraviolet Disinfection
01/30/17-01/31/16: 216 – Basic Wastewater Operator Math I
03/15/17-03/16/17: 269 – Electrical Maintenance I
05/17/17-05/18-05/19/17: 320 – Membrane Bioreactors (Advanced)
07/19/17-07/20/17: 252 – Mechanical Maintenance III: Gear Boxes, Mechanical Drives, Couplings and Alignment
09/27/17-09/28-09/29/17: 301 – Activated Sludge Skills Training Course (Advanced)
10/25/17-10/26/17: 208 – Pump Controls, Types, Operation and Maintenance (Intermediate)
12/12/17-12/13/17: 252 – Mechanical Maintenance III: Gear Boxes, Mechanical Drives, Couplings and Alignment
02/21/18-02/22/18: 303 – Chlorination Skills Training (Advanced)

Kona

01/21/15-01/22/15: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Roster
02/18/15-02/19/15: 275A – Mechanical Maintenance: Pumps and Gears
04/22/15-04/23/15: 275B – Mechanical Maintenance: Belts and Drives
06/18/15: 321 – Direct Responsible Charge
03/29/16-03/30/16: 116 – Ultraviolet Disinfection
04/27/16-04/28/16: 101 – Basic Wastewater
05/17/16-5/18-05/19/16: 220 – Odor Control Systems
05/31/16-06/01/16: 230 – Effluent Filtration
06/14/16-06/15/16: 315 – Biological Nutrient Removal
06/28/16: 321 – Direct Responsible Charge
08/10/16-08/11/16: 214 – Community Wastewater Treatment (Intermediate)
11/01/16-11/02/16: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics
02/22/17-02/23-17: 217 – Basic Wastewater Operator Math II
04/12/17-04/13-17: 315 – Biological Nutrient Removal
06/14/17-06/15/17: 210 – Sludge Handling: Sludge Thickening. Anaerobic Digestion. Aerobic Digestion and Dewatering (Intermediate)
09/06/17-09/07/17: 204 – Diesel Engine Operation and Maintenance
10/11/17-10/12/17: 273 – Collection System Maintenance
11/28/17-11/29-17: 209 – Rotating Biological Contactors, Trickling Filters and Stabilization Ponds
(Revised)
01/30/18-01/31/18: 302 – Anaerobic Digestion Skills Training Course (Advanced)

Kauai

01/21/15-01/22/15: 202A (Grade 1 & 2) & 202B (Grade 3 & 4) – Certification Examination Refresher
02/25/15: 321 – Direct Responsible Charge
03/24/15: 108 – NPDES and UIC Permits and CWA Regulations & 112 – State Regulations
04/29/15-04/30/15: 256 – Mechanical Maintenance VII: Boilers and Boiler Equipment, Auxiliary Steam Turbines
05/26/15-05/28/15: 301 – Activated Sludge Skills Training Course (Advanced)
06/24/15-06/25/15: 210 – Sludge Handling: Sludge Thickening. Anaerobic Digestion. Aerobic Digestion and Dewatering (Intermediate)
08/11/15-08/12/15: 202A/B – Certification Examination Refresher
07/27/16: 106 – Hazard Communication Program and 114 – Permit Confined Space Entry
08/25/16: 310 – Activated Sludge Microbiology
08/30/16-08/31-09/1/16: 220 – Odor Control Systems
10/19/16-10/20/16: 101 – Basic Wastewater
11/30/16-12/01/16: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics
12/14/16-12/15/16: 201 – Activated Sludge Process Control (Intermediate)
01/10/18-01/11/18: 101 – Basic Wastewater
02/13/18-02/14/18: 103 – Plant Safety (Revised)
03/21/18-03/22/18: 105 – Wastewater Mathematics


Registration Announcment

Training sessions are “open” to anyone – public and private. The registration form should be mailed at least one week prior to class start date with a check or money order payable to “RCUH.” Cash is not accepted. Registration applications can be submitted prior to receiving the Training Session Announcement for any classes that are scheduled on the training calendar.

  • Registration Application | .pdf |

Oahu Courses held at UH Manoa do not use the above registration form. Registration and payment are completed online at: outreach.hawaii.edu/noncredit/courses

Contact

Dr. Roger Babcock Jr
SWOTC Director
Water Resources Research Center
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2540 Dole Street, Holmes Hall 283
Honolulu, HI 96822
Email: uhwwtrainingcenter@gmail.com
Phone: (808) 956-7298
Fax: (808) 956-5014