ME Wastewater Treatment Processes

  • 5 Hour Course
  • $63.00

After completing this course, the licensee should be able to: 

• List and define the different stages of treatment that can be found at a modern wastewater treatment plant.

• List the various solids separation processes.

• List the equipment used in each solids separation process.

• Describe how each piece of equipment involved in solids separation operates.

• Determine appropriate means of treating sewage and wastewater chemically to reduce pollution.

• Identify the differences between a suspended-growth or fixed-growth biological treatment process.

• Define sludge.

• Describe how to treat sludge.

• List the major units involved in each sludge treatment process.

• List the popular methods of sludge disposal.

  • Course ID(s): JADE-601-WW-VAR
  • Approved By: Joint Environmental Training Coordinating Committee

Instructor Bio

Jerry Durham

Jerry previously served the state of North Carolina as a Level III electrical inspector and provided state-approved electrical training for electrical inspectors at both Alamance County and Guilford County (NC) Community Colleges. Jerry taught the Kentucky state-approved four-year electrical apprenticeship programs offered by the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Trade School and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Trade School, and served the state of Kentucky as a Master Electrician and Louisville Metro Code Enforcement Officer. Jerry is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) and NCCER Core and Electrical Curriculum certified instructor. Jerry currently holds North Carolina and ICC electrical inspector accreditations and is recognized by the state of Washington as an approved electrical administrator.