Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator

staff in a water treatment plant

Everything depends on water.

We help you gain the skills needed to work in water provision as well as wastewater management and treatment sectors.

Program Description

The Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator program (YWWOP) offers a range of courses designed to meet the needs of water and wastewater operators working within municipal, territorial, federal or First Nations’ governments.

We also have courses relevant to health professionals, supervisors and homeowners involved and/or interested in water quality. This program will be of interest to experienced operators as well as those brand new to the field.


Certification and Exams

Water and Wastewater Operators in the Yukon are certified by the Environmental Operator Certification Program (EOCP).  To apply to write your certification exam, download the application form on the Environmental Operators Certification Program website or phone 1.866.552.3627.  EOCP needs a minimum of three weeks to process applications. 

Career Opportunities

The water industry is a rapidly changing and growing career area with a shortage of qualified workers to fill positions. For those experienced in the water industry, this program will help expand skills, maintain certification and keep up with changing technology.

Whether students are looking to brush up their skills, or just joining the job market or are simply looking for a new and exciting field to enter, YWWOP can open a range of employment doors.

Money Matters

Fees

Please call 867.456.8545 for course costs.

Courses

Environmental Operator Certification Program Exam Preparation
Title Delivery Campus Outcome
WO 001 - Basic Small Water Systems Oper Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 002 - Water Distribution Level 1 & 2 Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 006 - Wastewater Collect Lev 1 & 2 Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 010 - Bulk Water Delivery Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 021 - Wastewater Treat Level 1 & 2 Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 024 - Small WW Systms Mech & Non Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 031 - Water Treatment Level 1 & 2 Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO CE56 - Polyeth Pipe Fusion-Small Unscheduled Online Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO CE57 - Polyeth Pipe Fusion-Mid-Range Unscheduled Online Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
Environmental Operator Certification Program Exam Preparation - Electives
Title Delivery Campus Outcome
WO 003 - Hypochlorination & Disinfect
CE
WO 004 - Iron & Manganese Removal
Cr
WO 007 - Pumps: Operations, Mtce & Trou
CE
WO 011 - Groundwater Quality & Treatmnt
CE
WO 016 - X-Connection Control Aware
CE
WO 018 - Intro to Membrane Filtration
CE
WO 022 - Chlorine Handling
CE
WO 023 - Water Analysis, Qlty Mon & Rec Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 026 - Prep. Course for SWS & BWD Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 027 - Introduction to SCADA
CE
WO 028 - Computer Basics for Operators
CE
WO 033 - Emergency Response Planning
CE
WO 036 - Basic Hydrogeology Lecture Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 037 - Wellhead Protection Planning
CE
WO 040 - LSC Water Treatment Plant
CE
WO 041 - Reservoir Maint. & Cleaning
CE
WO 042 - Household Drinking Water Stor.
CE
WO 046 - Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection
CE
WO 047 - Arsenic & Uranium Removal
CE
WO 048 - Groundwater Monitoring
CE
WO 049 - Cross Connection Tester Unscheduled Online Whitehorse (Ayamdigut)
CE
WO 050 - Climate Change Impact on Water
CE
WO 051 - Lagoon Design,Op. & Maint.
CE
WO 052 - Disinfection By-Product
CE
WO CE54 - Gas Chlorin & Disinfection
CE