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Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training
The WCOWMA Onsite Wastewater Management Association of BC is pleased to present industry training based on the BC SPM V3 for Onsite Wastewater Professionals. Successful completion of this training program fulfills the classroom component of the training required to work in the Onsite Wastewater Industry in BC. This program is also recognized in Alberta under the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) and the New West Partnership, in Saskatchewan under the New West Partnership and in Manitoba under the Agreement on Internal Trade. Students will be required to complete an online training component prior to attending the classroom sessions.
Those wishing to apply for a ROWP Installer/Planner Stamp must complete the following training components:
- Intro to Onsite (online program/home study)
- Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program
- 18 Training Modules (68 hours home study; 9 days classroom; 1 day Site and Soils Field Training Day)
- Completion of a minimum of three system plans
- Participation in a minimum of three system installations
Students will be assisted in completing all the above required components.
As well as this industry certification program, WCOWMA-BC offers individual field and classroom training sessions for continuing education purposes. For information on training opportunities in your area, contact the WCOWMA-BC office.
If you are interested in attending any of these training sessions, please complete the registration form which follows and click the register button to submit registration payment. Space in the training sessions is limited and is allotted on a first come, first served basis. Upon receipt of the completed form and payment for training, your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training.
A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.
The Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program is a ten-day course divided into two sessions. You must complete all ten days training successfully in order to receive certification.
The next available training session dates are available to view on the provincial pages.
Training fees must be received in our office prior to the course date.
For questions contact our office: