Course description

This course provides students with basics as related to the operation of water treatment and distribution systems. Topics covered in the course include conversions, math, chemistry, hydraulics, and electricity. Support systems pertaining to pumps and motors as well as processes in water treatment and water distribution will be discussed. At the end of this course, students will be fully prepared to write the OIT certification exam of the Ontario Ministry of Environment.

Course details

Hours: 60
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery