Water and Wastewater Technician Programming (Distance)
The NAIT Water and Wastewater Technician distance learning courses are well recognized by employers in the industry and by Alberta Environment and Parks. The courses provide a high level of training for individuals looking towards entry-level employment or career advancement in the fields of water treatment, water distribution, wastewater collection, and wastewater treatment. Individual courses may also be leveraged by operators currently working in the field who require re-certification or Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to maintain certification.
The Water and Wastewater Technician Distance Learning courses are designed to provide students a solid foundation in all aspects of the Water and Wastewater industry, as well as provide current operators with opportunities to obtain ongoing specialized training and education in their field.
Three separate Certificates are offered, each focusing on highly demanded specialty areas within the water industry. These Certificates are designed to provide a solid foundation and understanding of the water industry while focusing on developing specific knowledge in each designation.
- Water Treatment Specialization Certificate
- Wastewater Treatment Specialization Certificate
- Water Distribution & Collection Specialization Certificate
Each Certificate includes online theory courses, as well as opportunities for hands on practical labs offered on campus at NAIT.
News & Announcements
A new course has been added to the Water and Wastewater distance programming—Water and Wastewater Level I Primer (WWWT100). This Primer course provides an understanding of the fundamental knowledge and skills for the water and wastewater industry and has been approved by Alberta Environment and Parks for 3.0 CEUs. The course can be taken individually and has also been added as an elective option to each of the Specialization Certificates.
With the roll out of Water and Wastewater Level I Primer we have introduced a reduced fee for the current 2017/18 academic year.
We are pleased to announce that NAIT has partnered with Northern Lake College to provide Continuing Education Water and Wastewater Technology students the opportunity to complete the Water and Wastewater Operation Preparation – Level I (WTR01) course. This course is offered as an elective for all three of NAIT’s Water and Wastewater Specialization Certificates.
The Water and Wastewater Operation Preparation – Level I (WTR01) course delivers entry level training required for Water and Wastewater Operators and together with other NAIT courses prepares individuals for the Level I Provincial certification exam with Alberta Parks & Environment.
For more information on this course, visit Northern Lakes College.
NAIT students will be required to provide proof of completion from Northern Lakes College if they wish to have the course recognized as an elective towards a Specialization Certificate.