Admission Requirements

You must be 18 or older to start the program.

To be admitted into the program, a high school diploma or a state-issued GED is required.

You will need to take the Owens placement test to assess your personal preparation and support needs. 

An orientation for your cohort will be scheduled before classes start. Attendance is required to register for classes.


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Take the First Step Towards a Fulfilling Career

Our program will guide you through the principles of water treatment professions, the technical skills needed to operate treatment facilities, and prepare you for the Ohio EPA Certification Exam.

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First Cohort Starts Spring Semester 2024

Our 16-week program provides comprehensive training and hands-on experience, preparing you for a fulfilling career in the public and private water industries. Don't wait - take advantage of this opportunity to launch your career as a certified water or wastewater treatment professional. There are limited spots available for each cohort. 

Start Dates

Spring 2024 - January 15

Fall 2024 - August 19

Spring 2025 - January 13 

application process

It’s Time to Launch Your Professional Career in Drinking Water or Wastewater

Register to receive your application code and next steps via email.

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