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Water and Wastewater Technician

Water and Wastewater Technician is a certificate program. It provides knowledge and skill development in operating and maintaining public and private water treatment plants, water distribution systems, wastewater treatment plants and wastewater collection systems. You will learn how to meet the demand for water of acceptable quality and quantity for municipal, industrial, agricultural and recreational use. You will also learn how to collect and treat wastewater to an acceptable level for discharge into receiving waters.

The Water and Wastewater Technician Program allows operators to gain industry education, collect Continuing Education Units (CEU) and maintain Provincial Certification from the convenience of their home. You will focus your learning on:

  • water treatment
  • wastewater treatment
  • water distribution
  • wastewater collection
  • laboratory testing procedures
  • operating and maintaining treatment systems
  • enhancing computer application skills

The program can also be used to prepare you, and existing operator, to challenge the Saskatchewan Provincial Operator Certification Examinations as recognized by Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment and the Operator Certification Board (OCB) of Saskatchewan.

For complete program information, check the program page.


You will be introduced to basic computer concepts. The course content includes computer components, hardware, software, working in a graphical user interface, file management, word processing and the Internet. The general skills you learn will prepare you for further courses, such as word processing, spreadsheets and presentation graphics.

Additional costs: Text (approx. $25)
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 2, 2016
Registration deadline: October 21, 2016
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$215.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201602-103
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017
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$215.00Home Study (Print)CRN: 201603-97
Your studies will focus on the basic skills required of the technologist in the workplace. You will examine the communication process and interpersonal and workplace communication techniques. The course content includes technical writing job search skills.

Additional costs: Text
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201603-258
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 18, 2017
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201603-259
Your studies will focus on the basic features of Microsoft Access. You will create simple tables, queries, forms and reports. You will also modify database elements such as fields and records.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 2, 2016
Registration deadline: October 21, 2016
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201602-109
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201603-103
You will study the basic features of Excel. You will learn to format spreadsheet elements, create simple charts and use simple formulas and functions.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 2, 2016
Registration deadline: October 21, 2016
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201602-107
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201603-101
You will study the intermediate features of Excel. Using the skills and knowledge you acquired in COMP 172 (Introduction to Micrsoft Word / Excel) or COMP 174 (Introduction to Excel 1), you will learn to work with multiple worksheets, create and modify several chart types, perform data manipulation features and use more advanced spreadsheet functions.

Prerequisites: Introduction to Microsoft Excel I (COMP 174), Introduction to Microsoft Word and Excel (COMP 172), (one of either)


Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 2, 2016
Registration deadline: October 21, 2016
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201602-108
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201603-102
Your studies will introduce you to basic word processing skills such as creating, editing and formatting documents, building tables, using templates and applying styles.

Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
September 12, 2016 - December 2, 2016
Registration deadline: October 21, 2016
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201602-104
January 9, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration deadline: February 17, 2017
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$215.00OnlineCRN: 201603-98
Building on the skills you developed in TCOM 102 (Communication in Technology), you will apply basic research skills to create workplace documents. Your studies will focus on the workplace skills of creating effective client relations, conducting meetings and giving presentations.

Prerequisites: Communication in Technology (TCOM 102)


Additional costs: Text
Start and End DatesFeeLocationCRN
January 4, 2017 - April 14, 2017
Registration deadline: January 3, 2017
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201603-260
April 18, 2017 - June 30, 2017
Registration deadline: April 18, 2017
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$675.00OnlineCRN: 201603-261
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