Mandatory Certificate Renewal Course (2024-2026) – CEU: 0.7

Course Overview

This is the mandatory certificate renewal course (effective January 1, 2024) that must be completed every three years by drinking water operators holding Class I through IV, Water Quality Analyst and Limited System licences.
The material for this course has been designed utilizing the steps of the multibarrier approach. Participants will learn the important role operators have in source water protection, the risks to source water and emerging issues challenging the quality of raw water sources in Ontario. Effective treatment practices will be reviewed along with the minimum requirements outlined in the regulation for filtration and disinfection parameters.
Requirements for maintaining primary and secondary disinfection will be discussed, as well as best practices for mitigating lead and corrosion in the distribution system.
Effective monitoring will be discussed through best practices for meeting continuous monitoring and sampling requirements, and the regulatory requirements for recordkeeping.
This course also reviews the legal and ethical duties of operators, documentation to support compliance and what to expect during an MECP inspection.
Participants will be made aware of the top MECP inspection findings associated with each barrier and the importance of taking corrective actions based on these findings.

Mandatory Certificate Renewal Fact Sheet

Exam Rewrite Policy

Target Audience

This course must be completed every three years by drinking water operators holding Class I through IV, Water Quality Analyst and Limited System licences. This course may also be of interest to supervisors, managers, regulatory personnel and consulting engineers.

Delivery Methods Possible

Classroom, On Site, Virtual, Correspondence

Visit our course registration page to view the upcoming schedule!