The Wastewater Operator Certificate program is designed to assist students in studying for a license in physical/chemical or biological wastewater treatment, which is a requirement to progress in the field. This Certificate has been approved by the South Carolina Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation to count as 1-year of work experience toward an operator license after completion of the trainee year and successfully passing the State Certification Exam. Employment in the field of study or advisor approval is necessary for admittance into this program.
This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics.
This program is an online program.
Department Chair, Environmental and Natural Resources
(803) 778-6601 ext. 201
Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner: