Approved Wastewater Operator Training Courses and Certification Exam

Wastewater operators are required to take training courses, workshops, or seminars from ADEQ-approved sources, which are listed below. The department conducts exams and issues and renews licenses for wastewater operators.

Need to Sign Up for a Wastewater Course?

Contact one of the following training providers to sign up for a wastewater course and pay the appropriate course fees:

Planning to Take a Wastewater Licensing Exam?

Exam applications and testing fees must be submitted directly to ADEQ.

Wastewater Training Course Schedule and Exam Opportunities

ADEQ maintains the list below for current training and exam opportunities. Contact specific training providers for course registration, course fee, and other details.

Register on the internet at www.sautech.edu/aeta/wastewater.aspx

Contact Letitia Rusch at 870-574-4550 or Mitzy Bynum at 870-574-4589

Dates Course Type
May 01 - May 21, 2017 Class IV Review
May 15 - May 28, 2017 Advanced Activated Sludge
May 15 - May 28, 2017 Basic Industrial
Jun 05 - Jun 25, 2017 Class I
Jun 05 - Jun 25, 2017 Advanced Industrial
Jun 12 - Jun 26, 2017 Basic Wastewater
Jul 03 - Jul 23, 2017 Class II
Jul 10 - Jul 31, 2017 Extended Aeration Activated Sludge
Aug 07 - Aug 27, 2017 Class III
Aug 14 - Aug 28, 2017 Basic Industrial
Sep 04 - Sep 24, 2017 Class IV Review
Sep 11 - Sep 28, 2017 Advanced Industrial
Oct 02 - Oct 22, 2017 Advanced Activated Sludge
Oct 09 - Oct 29, 2017 Stabilization Ponds
Nov 06 - Nov 26, 2017 Extended Aeration Activated Sludge
Nov 06 - Nov 26, 2017 Basic Wastewater Math
Dec 04 - Dec 18, 2017 Class I

Register on the internet at www.suncoastlearning.com/courses/ar/ar.html

Contact ARWA at 501-676-2255

Course Type
Wastewater Collection
Advanced Math
Pump and Motor Maintenance
Primary Sludge Fermentation
Practical Personnel Management
Operator Handbook
Math Basics
Basic Wastewater Math
Wastewater Treatment
Chlorinator Systems and Chemical Handling
Valve & Hydrant Maintenance
Membrane Treatment of Wastewater
Dissolved Air Flotation
Corrosion Control Treatment Optimization
Basic Wastewater
Basic Environmental Chemistry
Basic Board and Council Training
Applied Confined Space Safety
Water Utility Safety
Month Course Type Dates Training Provider
April Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Apr 24 - Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Fort Smith
May Class I

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
May 01 - May 03, 2017

May 03, 2017
AWW&WEA Conference
Hot Springs Convention Center
AETA
134 Convention Blvd.
Hot Springs
May Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
May 08 - May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
May WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
May 09, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
May Basic Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
May 16 - May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Little Rock
May Water/WWL Renewal Training
 
May 16 - May 18, 2017

ARWA
West Fork
May Advanced Activated Sludge Microbiology & Process Control
 
May 23 - May 24, 2017

SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
June Advanced Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jun 06 - Jun 08, 2017

Jun 08, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
June Class IV EXAM ONLY

Class IV EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jun 07, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
June Basic Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jun 13 - Jun 14, 2017

Jun 14, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Rogers
June Water/WWL Renewal Training
 
Jun 13 - Jun 15, 2017

ARWA Dale Bumpers Training Center
ARWA
240 Dee Dee Lane
Lonoke
June WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jun 13, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
June Class I

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2017

Jun 22, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Russellville
June Basic Industrial

WWL Exam
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jun 27 - Jun 28, 2017

Jun 28, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Hot Springs
July Class I

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jul 11 - Jul 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017
ARWA
Rogers
July WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jul 11, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
July Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jul 17 - Jul 21, 2017

Jul 21, 2017
ARWA Dale Bumpers Training Center
ARWA
240 Dee Dee Lane
Lonoke
July Class IV Review
 
Jul 17 - Jul 20, 2017

SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
July Advanced Wastewater Math
 
Jul 20 - Jul 20, 2017

SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
July Class I

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Jul 25 - Jul 27, 2017

Jul 27, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Rogers
August WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Aug 08, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
August Class II

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Aug 14 - Aug 17, 2017

Aug 17, 2017
ARWA Dale Bumpers Training Center
ARWA
240 Dee Dee Lane
Lonoke
August Basic Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Aug 22 - Aug 23, 2017

Aug 23, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Fayetteville
August Class II

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Aug 28 - Aug 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Maumelle
September Class IV EXAM ONLY

Class IV EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Sep 06, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
September Class I

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2017

Sep 13, 2017
ARWA Conference
Hot Springs Convention Center
ARWA
134 Convention Blvd.
Hot Springs
September Basic Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Sep 19 - Sep 20, 2017

Sep 20, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
September Advanced Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2017

Sep 28, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
October Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Oct 02 - Oct 06, 2017

Oct 06, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Little Rock
October Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Oct 09 - Oct 13, 2017

Oct 13, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Fayetteville
October WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Dec 13, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
October Class II

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017
AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Russellville
October Class II

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2017

Oct 19, 2017
ARWA
501-676-2255
Mountain Home
October Class I

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Oct 24 - Oct 26, 2017

Oct 26, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
November Class IV Review
 
Nov 06 - Nov 09, 2017

AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Fayetteville
November Advanced Wastewater Math
 
Nov 09 - Nov 09, 2017

AETA
870-574-4550/870-574-4589
Fayetteville
November Advanced Industrial

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Nov 14 - Nov 16, 2017

Nov 16, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
November WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Nov 14, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
December Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Dec 04 - Dec 08, 2017

Dec 08, 2017
SAU Tech
AETA
6415 Spellman Rd.
Camden
December Class III

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Dec 04 - Dec 08, 2017

Dec 08, 2017
ARWA Dale Bumpers Training Center
ARWA
240 Dee Dee Lane
Lonoke
December Class IV EXAM ONLY

Class IV EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Dec 06, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock
December WWL EXAM ONLY

WWL EXAM
Exam Fees Apply
Contact: Sandy Luttrell
501-682-0998
Dec 12, 2017
8:30 am or 1 pm
ADEQ Headquarters
5301 Northshore Drive
North Little Rock