Industrial/Commercial Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Certification

Contact: Earl Wuestnick 517-284-5487 or Bruce Lack 517-284-5486

Certification is offered in a variety of classifications, each relating to a unit process.  Follow this link to a List of the Current Classifications and Definitions.

Operators requesting only A-1a (Special Classification) or A-1h (Non-Contact Cooling Water) certification may apply throughout the year.  Download the Application for A-1a and A-1h Certification, complete it, and mail it to the address indicated.

These Industrial/Commercial Wastewater Certification Examinations are offered twice a year in August and February.   The Examination Announcement Letter and Application for the current cycle are posted above.  Applications are only accepted from May into July and from November into January.  Also included are directions for completing the application and the qualifications for each classification.  Complete the form and mail it to the address indicated (do not fax or email it, original signatures are required).  Operators may find the Examination Guide and the list of Sources of Reference Material helpful in preparing for the certification exams.

Industrial / Commercial certification is valid for 5 years from the year it is issued.  In the year that your certification expires on July 1, you may apply for certification renewal beginning in January of that year.  Download and complete the Renewal Application, and mail it to the address indicated.

Notice: Certification examinations and renewals now have fees.  Complete fee information can be obtained at Operator Certification & Training Fees.

If you cannot download this material, we will mail it to you. Send your name and address to Bruce Lack.

RULES AND REGULATIONS

Part 31 of Act 451, Industrial Rules for Industrial Wastewater Operator Certification