Drinking Water Quality Professional Technician

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Drinking Water Quality Professional Technician

Credits required 26

Dean

Sarmad Saman, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Program contact

Robert Rak, Coordinator and Professor of Environmental Science & Technology, robert.rak@bristolcc.edu

Program Code:  DW

Program Goals Statement

Prepare students to enter into, or to advance in, careers in the water industry with particular attention to drinking water treatment and distribution.  Students successfully completing these courses will be prepared to take the Massachusetts Drinking Water Treatment Operator and Distribution System Certification Examinations.

After BCC

After completing the program at Bristol, students will be prepared to enter the career fields of Drinking Water Treatment and Distribution Systems.  These careers are currently in high demand due to the developing need for clean water and a high level of retirements nationwide.  These careers offer stable employment with benefits.  These jobs can be found with local municipalities, or with contract operations companies that contract their services to municipalities.

 

Degree Requirements

Program Courses

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 141Introduction to Environment

3 credits

EGR 143Conceptual Math for Environmental Technicians

3 credits

Or

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

EGR 145Computerized Systems in the Water Treatment Industry

3 credits

EGR 244Basic Drinking Water Treatment

4 credits

EGR 248Advanced Water Treatment

4 credits

EGR 249Distribution Systems

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:29

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

EGR 103Computer Skills for Engineers and Technicians

3 credits

EGR 141Introduction to Environment

3 credits

EGR 143Conceptual Math for Environmental Technicians

3 credits

Or

MTH 152College Algebra

3 credits

EGR 244Basic Drinking Water Treatment

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

EGR 145Computerized Systems in the Water Treatment Industry

3 credits

EGR 248Advanced Water Treatment

4 credits

EGR 249Distribution Systems

3 credits

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

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