Water Supply Technology - Certificate

This certificate is designed to prepare students with the necessary knowledge and skills to obtain entry-level employment in the water supply technology field. [Note: the Water Supply Technology Certificate is not equivalent to the State License in Water Distribution, Water Treatment or Wastewater Treatment]. Work Experience course, WST 098, is highly recommended for students not currently employed in the field.

REQUIRED COURSES: Units
CIT 031 Business English 3
  or
ENGL 015 Preparation for College Writing 4
  or
Eligibility for ENGL 101 or ENGL 101H as determined by the SBVC assessment process
  and
WST 052 Water Technology Math 3
  or
WST 053 Wastewater Technology Math 3
  or
Eligibility for MATH 090 as determined by the SBVC assessment process
  and
WST 075 Water/Wastewater Chemistry and Analysis 4
 
18 units from the following Water Supply Technology Courses: Units
WST 031 Water Use Efficiency Practitioner I 3
WST 045 Backflow Prevention Devices 3
WST 048 Cross-Connection Control 3
WST 061 Water Distribution I 3
WST 062 Water Distribution II 3
WST 063 Water Distribution III 3
WST 071 Water Treatment I 3
WST 072 Water Treatment II 3
WST 073 Water Treatment III 3
WST 081 Wastewater Collection I 3
WST 082 Wastewater Collection II 3
WST 091 Wastewater Treatment I 3
WST 092 Wastewater Treatment II 3
WST 093 Wastewater Treatment III 3
 
RECOMMENDED COURSES: Units
CIT 101 Introduction to Computer Literacy 3
WST 098 Water Supply Technology Work Experience 1 - 4
 
Total Units 22 - 29

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