2020 Training Calendar

2020-2021 Training Course Catalog for Tribal Water and Wastewater Operator Certification

The ITCA National Tribal Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Program is pleased to provide this updated listing of free operator training and certification events. Please note: due to public health and safety concerns, ITCA Tribal operator certification training events are currently provided in a high-quality, student-focused online learning format. A detailed listing of all online training courses for 2020, through March 2021, is provided in this downloadable Online Course Catalog.

A listing of online training courses for the full 2021 calendar year is coming soon.

Click Here: 2020-2021 Online Training Course Catalog

Each course consists of sequential lessons that are provided in a series of live online classes that are each 3-hours in duration. Some courses are offered more than once to provide operators with options. Courses that occur more than once are labeled with “Section” numbers. A person that registers for a course should only attend a single course Section. Instructors may vary from one course section to another.

The terms “lesson”, “class”, and “course” are defined in the ITCA Standards for Contact Hour Credit from Virtual Training Events document.

Click here: ITCA Standards for Online Training Contact Hours.

Specified Regional or Area Designations
Most of the online training courses are listed without any specified region or area and are therefore, open without restriction. However, some training courses are listed for certain regions or areas. Such training courses are made possible by funding agencies for the express purpose of serving certain geographic areas. When a course is listed for a specific region or area, two different registration options are available—Priority Registration, and General Admission Waiting List.

  • Priority Registration
    If you work on Tribal lands in the region or area specified for the course, please use the “priority registration” option. Priority registration will be monitored and tracked based on the work address provided during registration.
  • General Admission Waiting List
    Online training course size is limited to preserve the high quality of student-focused instruction. A general admission waiting list is available for personnel working on Tribal lands that are outside of the region or area specified for the particular course. Selection for the course will be first come, first serve based on seats available after the priority registration seats are filled.

Click Here: USEPA Regional Map
Click Here: IHS Area Map

Table of Events
The table below provides a summarized listing of all ITCA Program training and certification events (past and upcoming) for 2020, through March 2021. Click on the individual course listing for details and registration instructions specific to a particular upcoming course. Events that have already occurred are shown in gray and the links are no longer active.

 

Training Format Operator Training/Certification Event Start & End Date Region/Area
In-Person Computer-Based Testing 2020 year-around Open/Not Specified
In Person Program Advisory Committee Meeting February 26, 2020 Phoenix, AZ
Online Operator Workgroup Meeting March 30-31, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Safe Drinking Water Act 101, Section 1 January 19-February 25, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Safe Drinking Water Act 101, Section 2 March 17-April 14, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Regulations for Wastewater Operators February 1-10, 2021 Open/Not Specified
In Person Small Wastewater Treatment Lagoons Training January 29-30, 2020 Ft. Wingate, NM
Online Tribal Utility Management Training,
Section 1
August 18-September 17, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online General Module & Very Small Water System, Section 1 July 27-August 24, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online General Module & Very Small Water System, Section 2 September 16-October 19, 2020 Open/Not Specified
In Person Water Distribution – Level 1 February 10-14, 2020 Sloan, IA
In Person Water Distribution – Level 1 March 9-13, 2020 Laughlin, NV
Online Water Distribution – Level 1,
Section 1
July 27-August 24, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Water Distribution – Level 1,
Section 2
October 26-December 7, 2020 Priority Registration Region 9
Online Water Distribution – Level 1
Section 3
January 6-February 12, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Water Distribution – Level 2
Section 1
January 11-February 19, 2021 Priority Registration Region 9
Online Water Treatment – Level 1,
Section 1
July 27-August 24, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Water Treatment – Level 1,
Section 4
October 14-November 20, 2020 Priority Registration Region 7
Online Water Treatment – Level 1,
Section 5
November 30-December 18, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Water Treatment – Level 1,
Section 3
January 5-February 25, 2021 Priority Registration Great Plains Area
Online Water Treatment – Level 1
Section 6
February 1-March 10, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Water Treatment – Level 1
Section 2
February 17-March 24, 2021 Priority Registration Region 9
Online Water Treatment – Level 2
Section 1
October 7-November 12, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Collection – Level 1,
Section 1
September 17-October 15, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Collection – Level 1, Section 2 November 30-December 16, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Collection – Level 1, Section 3 February 22-March 10, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Collection – Level 2, Section 1 February 2-March 25, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Treatment – Level 1,
Section 1
July 27-August 24, 2020 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Treatment – Level 1,
Section 2
January 5-February 25, 2021 Priority Registration Great Plains Area
Online Wastewater Treatment – Level 1,
Section 3
January 6-February 10, 2021 Open/Not Specified
Online Wastewater Treatment – Level 2,
Section 1
February 17-March 24, 2021 Open/Not Specified