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2020 Calendar of Tribal Water and Wastewater Operator Training and Certification Examination Events

The National Tribal Water & Wastewater Operator Training Calendar is under development and is expected to be available in late January or early February 2020. Periodic updates with listings of planned training’s and exam events will be posted on this webpage as they are confirmed.

Host Venues Wanted
If you are looking for operator training’s near you, please consider hosting a training/certification examination event in 2020. If you are interested in hosting an event, please contact the ITCA National Tribal Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Program at (602) 258-4822.

Shown below is the current list of training and exam events, as well as their associated dates and locations that are proposed to be offered in 2020. Please note: the information listed here is in draft form and may be subject to change.

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Wastewater Treatment – Level 1 TBD Region 7

Operator Training/Certification Exam Event Date Location
Computer-Based Testing 2020 year-around Nationwide
Paper-Booklet Exam Session    
Program Advisory Committee Meeting February 26, 2020 Phoenix, AZ
Region 9
EPA Region 9 Tribal Drinking Water Conference  May 4-7, 2020  Las Vegas, NV
Region 9
Safe Drinking Water Act 101 Training Course  March 30-April 2, 2020  Chandler, AZ
Region 9
Safe Drinking Water Act 101 Training Course September 28-October 1, 2020 Albuquerque, NM
Region 6
Wastewater Operator Regulations & Operator Workgroup Meeting July 6-9, 2020 Santa Ana, NM
Region 6
Small Wastewater Treatment Lagoons Training January 29-30, 2020 Fort Wingate, NM
Region 6
Backflow Assembly Tester  March 23-28, 2020
Registration Closed
Tempe, AZ
Region 9
Tribal Utility Management Training  March 30-April 3, 2020  Coachella, CA
Region 9
General Module & Very Small Water System February 3-7, 2020
Training Postponed
Hopland, CA
Region 9 
General Module & Very Small Water System May 11-15, 2020  Blue Lake, CA
Region 9
Water Distribution – Level 1 February 10-14, 2020   Sloan, IA
Region 7
Water Distribution – Level 1 March 9-13, 2020
Registration Closed
Laughlin, NV
Region 9
Water Distribution – Level 1 April 6-10, 2020  Flagstaff, AZ
Region 9
Water Distribution – Level 1 June 1-5, 2020   Reno, NV
Region 9
Water Distribution – Level 1 June 15-19, 2020  Browning, MT
Region 8
Water Distribution – Level 2 August 17-21, 2020  Region 9
Water Treatment – Level 1 April 20-23, 2020 Mobridge, SD
Region 8
Water Treatment – Level 1 July 13-17, 2020  Flagstaff, AZ
Region 9
Water Treatment – Level 1 July 27-31, 2020   Horton, KS
Region 7
Water Treatment – Level 1 April 27-May 1, 2020 Fulton, MI
Region 5
Water Treatment – Level 1 August 3-7, 2020  Albuquerque, NM
Region 6
Water Treatment – Level 1 August 24-28, 2020  Kingston, WA
Region 10
Water Treatment – Level 2 September 14-18, 2020 Alpine, CA
Region 9
Wastewater Collection – Level 1 August 11-13, 2020  Banning, CA Region 9
Wastewater Collection – Level 1 August 25-27, 2020  Lawton, OK
Region 6
Wastewater Collection – Level 1 September 9-11, 2020 Portland, OR
Region 10
Wastewater Collection – Level 2  September 14-18, 2020 Camp Verde, AZ
Region 9 
Wastewater Treatment – Level 1 May 18-22, 2020 Bismarck, ND
Region 8
Wastewater Treatment – Level 1 TBD Region 7
Wastewater Treatment – Level 1 July 27-31, 2020  Winterhaven, CA
Region 9
Wastewater Treatment – Level 2 August 31-September 4, 2020  Maricopa, AZ
Region 9
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2020 Computer-Based Testing, January 6, 2020 – December 26, 2020 (Year-Round)

2020 Computer-Based Testing, (Year-Round)
January 6, 2020 – December 26, 2020

Attached is an event announcement and certification application booklets.  The registration and certification application process is conducted manually by phone, mail, email or fax.

For more information or assistance with registration or assistance with applying for tribal certification, please contact the Tribal Water Department at (602) 258-4822.

Click Here: 2020 Computer-Based Testing Period (Year-Round): Announcement and Registration

Click Here: Application for Water Operator Certification

Click Here: Application for Wastewater Operator Certification

Click Here: Application for Tribal Utility Management

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Tribal Utility Management Certification – Level 1 (TUMC-1)

For Tribal Water and Wastewater Utility Personnel

The purpose of the Tribal Utility Management Certification – Level 1 (TUMC-1) is to create a standardized pathway for Tribal water professionals to advance into and ascend through the field of water and wastewater utility management.  The TUMC-1 is designed specifically for experienced Tribal water/wastewater utility professionals that are newly entering into utility program management.  The TUMC-1 professional certification is a voluntary mechanism that can be used to strengthen one’s career as well as the credibility and integrity of Tribal water utility programs.

Testing for TUMC-1 is available during the current Year-Round Computer-Based Testing, which is available from January 7, 2019 through December 28, 2019, at over 300 regional testing centers. Click the link below to register and apply.

Click Here: 2019 Computer-Based Testing Period (Year-Round): Announcement and Registration

Click Here: Application for Tribal Utility Management

Please contact our office for more information by phone at (602) 258-4822.

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Tribal Utility Tune-Up Workshop

Tribal Utility Tune-Up Workshop

ITCA is pleased to offer free, Tribal Utility Tune-Up Workshop that we bring to your location and custom-tailor to your specific water/wastewater utility program.

Attached is a brochure for the Tribal Utility Tune-Up Workshop. For more information on how to bring this event to your utility, please contact the Tribal Water Department at (602)258-4822.

Click Here: Brochure for Tribal Utility Tune-Up Workshop

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Program Advisory Committee Meeting, February 26, 2020, Phoenix, Arizona

Program Advisory Committee Meeting for the National Tribal Water & Wastewater Operator Certification Program
February 26, 2020
Phoenix, Arizona

Hosted by: Native Health

Click Here: Announcement and Registration

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Water Distribution-Level 1, March 9-13, 2020, Laughlin, Nevada

Water Distribution – Level 1
March 9-13, 2020
Laughlin, Nevada

Hosted by: Fort Mojave Tribal Utilities

Registration Closed: Class filled to capacity

Coming Soon: Need-To-Know-Criteria for the Water Distribution Operator Federal Regulations

Coming Soon: Revised Water Certification Application 

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Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester, March 23-28, 2020, Tempe, Arizona

Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester
March 23-28, 2020 (New Dates)
Tempe, Arizona

Hosted by: Cross Connection Environmental

Click Here: Announcement Packet

Registration Closed: Class filled to capacity 

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Tribal Utility Management, March 30-April 3, 2020, Coachella, California

Tribal Utility Management
March 30-April 3, 2020
Coachella, California

Hosted by: Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians

Click Here: Announcement and Registration

Click Here: Application for Tribal Utility Management Certification

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Water Distribution-Level 1, April 6-10, 2020, Flagstaff, Arizona

Water Distribution-Level 1
April 6-10, 2020
Flagstaff, Arizona

Hosted by: USGS Flagstaff Science Campus

Click Here: Announcement and Registration

Coming Soon: Need-To-Know-Criteria for the Water Distribution Operator Federal Regulations

Coming Soon: Revised Water Certification Application 

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Water Treatment-Level 1, April 20-23, 2020, Mobridge, South Dakota

Water Treatment-Level 1
April 20-23, 2020
Mobridge, South Dakota

Hosted by: Grand River Casino & Resort

Click Here: Announcement and Registration

Click Here: Application for Water Operator Certification

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Water Treatment-Level 1, April 27-May 1, 2020, Fulton, Michigan

Water Treatment-Level 1
April 27-May 1, 2020
Fulton, Michigan

Hosted by: Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi

Click Here: Announcement and Registration

Click Here: Application for Water Operator Certification

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USEPA Region 9/RCAC Tribal Drinking Water Conference May 4-7, 2020, Las Vegas, Nevada

USEPA Region 9 / RCAC Tribal Drinking Water Conference
May 4-7, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada

Please Note: There are 3 separate links for Conference features: (1) Conference registration through RCAC, (2) travel stipends through ITCA, and (3) certification exam session through ITCA.

(1) CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND HOTEL INFORMATION (RCAC event website)
Required–Click Here: Conference Registration and Hotel Information

(2) ITCA TRAVEL EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT STIPENDS
ITCA is offering a limited number of Travel Expense Reimbursement Stipends for the Conference Pre-travel Request Deadline: March 13, 2020
ITCA Selection Notice of Travel Stipend Recipients on: March 20, 2020
Optional–Click Here: Travel Stipend Request Information

(3) ITCA TRIBAL CERTIFICATION EXAM SESSION AT THE CONFERENCE
ITCA is offering a Paper-Booklet Testing Exam Session for Tribal operators certification at the end of the Conference. Please Note: exam session participation requires registration and application with ITCA prior to the Conference.
Optional–Click Here: Announcement and Exam Registration

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