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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

Wastewater Treatment Certification Program Begins 9/10

(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • August 27, 2018)—Looking for a new career or advancement in your current position? Delaware County Community College is offering a Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification Program, with classes beginning September 10 at the Marple Campus (901 S. Media Line Rd., Media, PA). Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. Certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the program prepares entry-level operators for certification and employment. Don’t delay—register now.

Wastewater Treatment Operators are essential in the treatment and transferring of water and wastewater. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual pay for Wastewater Treatment Operators is $45,760.

Delaware County Community College’s program offers all of the coursework, hands-on training in laboratories, and module tests necessary to help students pass the licensing exam for DEP certification. The program is divided into two 90-hour sessions. Successful candidates must enroll for certification levels 1 and 2.

The cost of certification is $950 per semester. Students can save $150 by registering for both semesters at once (paying $1,750 instead of $1,900). For more information, contact Mary Kay McClatchy at 610-723-4010.

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