Certification Exam Registration & Info


Important Information for Operators Planning to Take Certification Exams  
(Provided by PA DEP; please open and read)


View the Operator Code of Ethics - Adopted by PWEA


Study for drinking water and wastewater tests - download any of the PA DEP Training Modules


PWEA 2022 Certification Exam Dates & Locations with available seating

    PWEA Member Registration Fee - $75
    Non-Member Registration Fee - $125


    REGISTER ONLINE FOR AN EXAM DATE

NOTEA link to the DEP form to select the tests you need to take during an exam date is included in the email confirmation you will receive after completing your online registration to reserve your seat.

FULL  Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - DEP Pittsburgh Regional Office 

FULL   Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - DEP Williamsport Regional Office  

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - DEP Williamsport Regional Office  

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - Penn Stater Conference Center - State College PA  

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - DEP Wilkes-Barre Regional Office  

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - DEP Pittsburgh Regional Office  

Thursday, August 25, 2022 - DEP Wilkes-Barre Regional Office  

Thursday, September 1, 2022 - Chateau Conference Center - Tannersville PA  

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - DEP Pittsburgh Regional Office  

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - Ramada by Wyndham - Indiana PA 
 


View DEP's entire 2022 Exam Schedule


Certification Exam Information

Visit DEP's Operator Certification Information Center for all information related to becoming a certified operator for a drinking water or wastewater treatment facility.  For DEP's Certification Exam Study material, click here or contact the Operator Training staff at 717-787-0122Email the DEP if you have questions related to becoming certified or call the DEP at 717-787-5236.
 

Study Programs, Associates Degree and Community College Certificate Programs

Sacramento Home Study Program

Offers training materials and manuals.
Visit our website
Contact us by email
916-278-6142


Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Water Management Technology - Associate Degree
750 E King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602


For information on Associates Degree Program, email: Katie Surra 
Thaddeous Stevens College of Technology Website 
Thaddeous Stevens College of Technology Facebook Page

Water Management Technology Brochure
Water Management Technology Model Schedule


Harrisburg Area Community College

Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator
HACC Harrisburg Campus
Contact Rusty Brink at 717-221-1338
Email Rusty Brink at
ebrink@hacc.edu
Manufacturing Coordinator
Workforce Development and Continuing Education Division


HACC WWTP Program Flyer
HACC WWTP Program Schedule

 

~ ~ ~ ~ Additional Information for Operators to Read ~ ~ ~ ~
 

Operator Certification Process At a Glance (PDF)
Courtesy of the PA DEP

Operator Certification - Program Handbook (PDF)
Courtesy of the PA DEP

EarthWise Operator Announcement - Required Security Course (PDF)
Courtesy of the PA DEP

Training Advice for Wastewater Certification (PDF)
Courtesy of the PA DEP

Training Advice for Water Certification (PDF)
Courtesy of the PA DEP


Operator Certification Program 5-Year Review Report 2011-2015 (PDF)