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Sinclair College

Water Utility Technician WUT.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 30 Credit Hours

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Environmental Engineering Technology
Effective as of Fall 2020

What is the program about?

This certificate is designed to prepare students for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification tests in water distribution and wastewater collection as well as enhance job skills in customer service, GIS mapping, backflow prevention and safety.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate skills necessary to perform job duties in the water/wastewater field.
  • Increase skills in employee client relations.
  • Prepare students to take the nationally recognized EPA test in wastewater collection systems.
  • Prepare students to take the nationally recognized EPA test in water distribution systems.
  • Complete OSHA 10 Hour Safety Training and HAZWOPER Training.

Career Opportunities

Completion of this certificate will help enhance the career advancement opportunities in water distribution and wastewater collections of employees within the public sector.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
CAT 1431 OSHA Construction Standards 10 Hour 1
COM 2225 Small Group Communication 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
Environmental and Energy Elective 9
FST 1555 Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) 3
GEO 1107 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 4
MAT 1110 Math for Technologists 3
MET 1131 Personal Computer Applications for Engineering Technology 1
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.