Level I Certification Preparation


5.0 CEUs


This course is available in three formats: online, in-class (4 days total) or home study. It meets the mandatory entry level training requirements as described by the Alberta Environment provincial certification guidelines.

The in-class course is split into two parts (two days each), and provides information on the operation of all Class I systems or facilities. It is also intended as preparation for the Level I Government certification exams.

NOTE: Applicants who wish to write the certification exam must qualify and MUST apply to Alberta Environment prior to the deadline for their preferred exam. To qualify, successful completion of this course must be achieved by the certification exam application deadline date and the course completion certificate must be attached to the application.

For additional certification information, please contact Alberta Environment and Parks at 780-427-7713 or 780-643-1992 or email: WaterandWastewaterOperatorCert@gov.ab.ca

In-Class Information: Applicants must be prepared to attend both parts (4 days total) of the course and to complete assigned work prior to both parts. A manual and workbook will be mailed approximately one month prior to the course start date (or shortly after date of registration if less than one month) and MUST be completed as directed (approximately 15 hours of pre-reading before each of the two sessions).

Dates & Locations

    • Session #4
    • Apr 3, 2018 8:00am - Apr 4, 2018 4:00pm & Apr 23, 2018 8:00am - Apr 24, 2018 4:00pm
    • Hotel Blackfoot - 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE - Calgary
    • Session #5
    • Apr 3, 2018 8:00am - Apr 4, 2018 4:00pm & Apr 23, 2018 8:00am - Apr 24, 2018 4:00pm
    • Chateau Louis - 11727 Kingsway Ave - Edmonton

Delivery Formats

Online, Home Study, In Class


The course completion exam consists of 50 questions, 10 Alberta Government mandatory questions and 40 general questions. A minimum grade of 50% is required in the mandatory section (first 10 questions) and an overall minimum of 70% is needed to achieve a passing grade. If unsuccessful, one rewrite will be allowed.


$550.00 Must have current AWWOA Membership

$650.00 Non-Members

$412.50 Must have a current AWWOA Membership and be an operator of a small public rural water/wastewater facility.