The first two volumes in WEF’s new line of operator training, Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals, help operators prepare for the first three levels of certification examinations and each volume is eligible for up to 6 Continuing Education Units (60 contact hours).

These peer-reviewed resources represent the expertise of hundreds of water quality professionals. They align with updated Need-to-Know Criteria from the Association of Boards of Certification and are based on WEFs extensive existing resource collection, including Operation of Water Resource Recovery Facilities, MOP 11. After learning from real-life examples, users may actively apply the material they learn to situations they encounter in their day-to-day work.

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TRAINING MANUALS

 

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment 

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment covers all aspects of liquid treatment processes, plus critical aspects of biological treatment, nutrient removal, and disinfection. This manual helps operators prepare for the first three levels of certification examinations and the situations they encounter in their day-to-day work. Order the manual.

  • Master Wastewater Treatment Operator exam topics and ABC Need-to-Know Criteria
  • Assess your knowledge with 1000+ chapter-ending practice questions
  • Enhance your math skills with extensive problem exercises and step-by-step solution sets
  • Reinforce comprehension with in-depth chapter level summaries
  • Gain a clear understanding of the operation and maintenance of water resource recovery facilities


Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals II—Solids Handling and Support Systems

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals II—Solids Handling and Support Systems covers all aspects of solids handling and support systems and helps operators prepare for the first three levels of certification examinations. In addition to learning the basics of solids handling, operators will gain a thorough understanding of critical aspects of thickening, dewatering, aeration systems and aerobic digesting. After learning from real-life examples, users can apply the material they learn to situations they encounter in their day-to-day work. Pre-order this manual

  • Robust coverage of Wastewater Treatment Operator exam topics and ABC Need-to-Know Criteria
  • Peer reviewed
  • 1000+ practice questions to test your knowledge at the end of each chapter
  • In-depth chapter summaries to reinforce key concepts
  • Extensive chapter exercises and solution sets to enhance your math skills


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WASTEWATER TREATMENT FUNDAMENTALS ONLINE 

 

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment Online Course, Exam and Print Edition

The online course, exam and print bundle is great for both visual and verbal learners. This course is eligible for up to 6 CEUs (60 contact hours) upon completion of the final exam. Order this package.

  • Practice for exam day with 350+ simulated exam questions matching the format, tone, and difficulty of the real exam
  • Train as much as you want with unlimited chapter level practice tests
  • Learn where to focus your training with immediate feedback of both correct and incorrect answers
  • Earn 6 Continuing Education Units (60 contact hours)


Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals II—Solids Handling and Support Systems Online Course, Exam and Print Edition

This training resource is scheduled to be published in March 2021. To be notified when this resource becomes available, please complete a notification request form.


Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment Online Short Courses

These short courses provide focused training on topics essential to the operation and maintenance of water resource recovery facilities. Choose from courses covering, preliminary and primary treatment fundamentals, activated sludge fundamentals, biological treatment fundamentals, disinfection fundamentals, and nutrient removal fundamentals. Access the Short Courses.

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment and corresponding short courses are preapproved in 24 states. For a complete list of state preapprovals, please click here.

 

 

CERTIFICATION STUDY QUESTIONS

 

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment Operator Certification Study Questions

This study guide is a perfect companion for operators preparing for their first levels of certification examination as well as for operator trainers interested in giving their students an opportunity to practically apply what they’ve learned. Order this resource.

  • Test your knowledge with 800+ questions and answers
  • Easily measure and improve your knowledge of liquid treatment fundamentals
  • Learn the critical aspects of biological treatment, nutrient removal, and disinfection
  • Prepare for the first three levels of certification examinations


Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals II—Solids Handling and Support Systems Operator Certification Study Questions

This study guide is scheduled to be published in March 2021. To be notified when this resource becomes available, please complete a notification request form.

 

 

TRAINER'S KITS

 

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals I—Liquid Treatment Trainer’s Kit

This trainer's kit is designed to be used in tandem with the training manual or online course, allowing easy integration and adoption as a primary training course. It helps deliver comprehensive, up-to-date information for the operation and maintenance of water resource recovery facilities. Request a Trainer’s Kit.

  • Includes approximately 375 detailed visuals, infographics, and diagrams to complement all learning styles
  • Offers easy integration and adoption as a primary training course
  • Contains handouts of thorough end-of-chapter summaries to reinforce concepts presented, acronyms used throughout the manual,
  • Provides detailed ABC formulas and conversion factors, chapter references, and suggested readings


Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals II—Solids Handling and Support Systems Trainer’s Kit

This study guide is currently in production and is scheduled to be published in March 2021. To be notified when this resource becomes available, please complete a notification request form.

 

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FACT SHEETS

Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals Operator Fact Sheets

Training for the operator of the future is at your fingertips today with WEF's Operator Fact Sheets located in the On-Demand Wastewater Library. WEF Members can now access Fact Sheets that support study efforts for all ten chapters of our Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals (WWTF) training resource. Access the Fact Sheets.

Not yet a WEF Member? For a limited time, we are providing complimentary access to a selection of Operator Fact Sheets. To download our Operator Fact Sheets today, please click here.