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PUBW 1105 - Waste Water Operator 1

Public Works Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course provides basic knowledge of the operation, maintenance and construction of the municipal waste water collection system. Fundamental concepts include: wastewater system components; system inspection using CCTV, dye, lamp and repair procedures. This course is designed to assist candidates wishing to write the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) Level 1 exam. EOCP examination time and fee information will be made available to all qualified students.

Prerequisite(s)

PUBW 1001* (* may be taken concurrently)

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful compleltion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe a waste water collection system and identify its components.
  • Identify various type of sewer pipes, fittings and apparatuses, calculate sewer pipeline grades and inflows.
  • Perform duties safely, and develop safe work procedures.
  • Identify and evaluate damages due to corrosion, cracking, crashing, soil setting and root intrusion.
  • Effectively use inspection and testing tools and procedures including closed-circuit television, smoke and dye testing, and pipeline lamping.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

PUBW 1105 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Pump Maintenance
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  2. Waste Water Collection
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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