Certification Exams, In-Person Testing Session, December 8, 2022, San Diego, California

ITCA Tribal Operator Certification Paper-Booklet Exam Session, December 8, 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego – Hotel Circle
1515 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, California 92108

Click Here: Announcement and Registration
Registration Deadline: December 2, 2022
Travel Expense Reimbursement, Pre-travel Request deadline: December 2, 2022

Click Here: Application for Water Operator Certification

Click Here: Application for Wastewater Operator Certification

Click Here: Application for Tribal Management






2022 Training Calendar

2022 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 (see below Table of 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. ITCA is working on how to determine when in-person trainings would be able to resume. Each online course consists of sequential lessons that are provided in a series of live online class meeting sessions that are each 2-hours or 3-hours in duration. Some courses are offered more than once to provide operators with options. Instructors may vary from one course offering 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.


Table of Events
The table below provides a summarized listing of all ITCA Program training and certification events (past and upcoming) for the 2022 to 2023 calendar year transition. When a course opens for registration, you can click on the individual course listing in the table for details and registration instructions. Events that have already occurred are shown in gray with a strike through. Events that are not yet open for registration are shown in black and don’t have active links.


Course ID# Operator Training/Certification Event Start & End Date Days of Week A.M./P.M.
——— 2022 Computer Based Testing  2022 year-around  ——— ———
#22030  ITCA Tribal Operator Workgroup Meeting September 19-22, 2022 M,T,W,TH A.M/P.M.
#23011 Certification Exams, In-Person Testing Session
San Diego, CA
December 8, 2022 Thursday A.M/P.M.
#22037  Finance, Asset Management & Water Loss December 12-December 15, 2022 M,T,W,TH A.M.
#22039  General Module & Very Small Water System January 17-March 2, 2023 T,TH A.M.
#22034 Wastewater Collection – Level 1 November 7-December 7  M,W,F A.M.
#23001 Wastewater Math January 3-January 26  T, TH A.M.
#23004 Wastewater Treatment – Level 1 February 22-March 29  M,W,F A.M.
 Drinking Water
#22018 Federal SDWA 101 Regulations for Tribal Water Operators Postponed  
#23002 Water Distribution – Level 1
Region 8
January 30-March 8  M,W,F
#22036 Water Treatment – Level 1 February 13-February 24  M,T,W,TH
 Tribal Utility Management
#22040 Tribal Utility Management January 18- February 10, 2023 M,W,F


*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 that 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 served based on seats available after the priority registration seats are filled.

Click Here: USEPA Regional Map

IHS Area Map, below

Click Here: IHS Area Map


The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

2022 Computer-Based Testing, January 2022 – December 2022 (Year-Round)

2022 Computer-Based Testing, (Year-Round)
January 2022 – December 2022

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: 2022 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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