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Grade 3-5 Wastewater Exam Prep

Grade 3-5 Wastewater Exam Prep

Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at 8:00 AM (EST) to Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 3:00 PM (EST)

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* Registration open until 2/13/23 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Class Description:

This certification exam prep class will focus on the biological, physical, and chemical treatment for operators that are preparing for level III to V wastewater exams. The seven examination core competencies, along with the exam questioning formats, will be discussed based on the ABC 2008 Need-To-Know Criteria. Use of the 2017 Formula/Conversion table for wastewater treatment will be discussed throughout the class. Participants will learn how test preparation and study tips, along with test time management, will be beneficial to testing successfully. Attendees are encouraged to bring their 2017 Formula/Conversion table, notebook, calculator, highlighter, and a pen/pencil to class.

Tuesday-Thursday, February 14th-16th, 2023 | 8:00am - 3:00pm
This session accounts for a daily 30 minute break.

Class Fee: $535

State Agency Approval:
Maine DEP: 21.5 TCHs for Wastewater Operators


Patrick Wiley – Southern Maine Community College

Patrick is the faculty instructor for the Water Treatment Technology Program at Southern Maine Community College. He has a PhD in Environmental Systems at University of California and holds a Grade V Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License in both Maine and California. He has contributed to many books and publications over the course of his career, and developed the Wastewater Treatment program at Southern Maine Community College. 

This is a VIRTUAL ONLY event! 

Location: **UPDATED** Virtual via Zoom.

Zoom Details:
Note: Zoom connection information will be sent to each registrant one day prior to the session date.

Connection options:

  • Call dial-in number provided in Zoom email invitation
  • Connect with your computer by clicking on link in Zoom email invitation
  • If your computer does not have a microphone, you’ll need to both call in to listen and be heard and connect with your computer to view the PowerPoint presentation.

For questions about registration, please contact our Marketing Manager, Amanda Brill, via (207) 737-4092 ex. 423 or

For questions about session details, please contact our Education Director, Andrew Snowman, via (207) 530-6073 or

CANCELLATION POLICY: Individuals registered for one of MRWA’s training classes or seminars will be charged the class fee if we have not received notice of cancellation at least five (5) business days prior to the class. Anyone contacting MRWA to cancel enrollment in a class will receive a cancellation number. In the event of an emergency, which would prevent attendance, please contact us at 207-737-4092 as soon as possible.