Voluntary Wastewater Analyst Certification Program Qualifications for the laboratory exam are as follows:
|I||High School or GED||1 Year - 2080 Hours|
|II||High School or GED||3 Years - 6240 Hours|
|III||High School + 900 Hrs. Training/Education||4 Years - 8320 Hours|
|IV||High School + 1800 Hrs. Training/Education||4 Years - 8320 Hours|
Education (degree) on Class III and IV levels must be in sciences related to the water pollution control profession.Experience must be actual hands-on experience in a water pollution control laboratory.
When you fill out the application please list your experience in total hours.
If you have questions please contact Kathy Beckett
, Program Director
ASSOCIATION OF BOARDS OF CERTIFICATION
ABC, 208 5St., Suite A Ames, Iowa 50010
(515) 232-3623 FAX (515) 232-3778
The International Environmental Occupations Certification Network
Wastewater laboratory Analyst "Need-to-Know" Summary The exam will cover knowledge in the following areas:
General knowledge, safety, quality control/quality assurance, lab apparatus, reagents, techniques, expression of results, math, collection, preservation and handling of samples, basic sciences, and compliance with rules and regulations.
Questions on specific analyses will include general knowledge, procedures, principles, calculations, chemistry, instrumentation, sampling, interferences and interpretation of results.
The following lists examples of analyses for each class:
|CLASS I||CLASS II||CLASS III||CLASS IV|
|Class I plus:|
Oil & Grease
|Class II plus:|
|All of the previous classes at an advanced level|
-- Include, but not limited to:
C Standard Methods, 18th Edition
C WEF Simplified Procedure
C USEPA Approved Methods
C WEF MOP 11
C California State University at Sacramento Series
Above approved by the Laboratory Validation and Examination Committee on July 17, 1993