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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.

    • Course Descriptions pdf

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

August
 
202A/B, 230
 
 
 
September
 
105
 
301
204
October
 
 
 
208
273
November
101, 215
212A
 
 
209
December
206
 
 
252
 
January
103, 202A/B
202A/B, 207
101
 
302
February
102,105, 310
212B
103
303
 
March
116, 201
105
 
 
April
117, 214, 216
312, 307
 
 
 
May
201, 260
217
206
215
June
216, 278B
212A
315
256
250
July
214

View Previous Training Calendars:

2016- 17
2015- 16

Course Announcements

Oahu

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
03/07/18-03/08/2018 201 - Activated Sludge Process Control (Intermediate)
04/11/18-04/12/18: 116 - Ultraviolet Disinfection
05/16/18-05/17/18: 201 - Activated Sludge Process Control (Intermediate) (Revised)
05/22/18-05/23/18: 260 SYSTEMS I: INTRODUCTION TO HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS, PRESSURE CONTROLS, AND DIRECTIONAL AND FLOW CONTROLS
06/06/18: 216 - BASIC WASTEWATER OPERATOR MATH I
06/20/18-06/21/18: 278B INDUSTRIAL HYDRAULIC TECHNOLOGY
07/24/18-07/25/18: 214 - WASTE TREATMENT PROCESSES, COMMUNITY WASTEWATER SYSTEM, PRE-TREATMENT, AND CLARIFICATION (INTERMEDIATE)

Maui

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)
03/27/18-03/28/18: 104 - Wastewater Collection Systems Basic Course
04/18/18-04/19/18: 307 - Sludge Conditioning, Thickening and Dewatering Skill Training Course (Advanced)
06/19/18-06/20/18: 212A - WASTEWATER FACILITY MANAGEMENT (VOLUME I)

Hilo

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)
05/29/18-05/30/18: 206 - PRESSURE MEASUREMENT AND FLUID FLOW MEASUREMENT
06/26/18-06/27/18: 256 - MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE VII: BOILERS AND BOILER EQUIPMENT, AUXILIARY STEAM TURBINES

Kona

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
01/30/18-01/31/18: 302 - Anaerobic Digestion Skills Training Course (Advanced)
05/16/18-05/17/18: 215 - PLANT SCIENCES (PHYSICS)
06/12/18-06/13/18: 250 - MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE I: AIR COMPRESSORS AND BLOWERS

Kauai

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
04/11/18-04/12/18: 216 - Basic Wastewater Operator Math I
05/16/18-05/17/18: 217 - Basic Wastewater Operator Math II
06/12/18-06/13/18: 315 - Biological Nutrient Removal

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

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