Municipal Affairs and Environment

Operator Education

The OETC Program delivers classroom-style education seminars at approximately 20 locations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. These seminars were developed to deliver the theory of proper operation and maintenance to operators of municipal water and wastewater systems. They also provide operators with the knowledge base to prepare them to challenge certification exams.

Operator Education Curriculum

Operator Education Seminar Schedules

Fall 2018 Operator Education Seminar schedule to be released in August 2018.

If you have any questions regarding upcoming Operator Education Seminars please contact the following:

Darren L. Patey
Environmental Scientist
Phone: (709)729-7363
Jim Pollett
Environmental Scientist
Phone: (709)292-4225
Deneen Spracklin
Program Lead
Phone: (709)729-1158
Gerry Lahey
Environmental Scientist
Phone: (709)637-2035
Chris Blanchard
Environmental Scientist
Phone: (709)637-2034
Genny DeCoste
Environmental Scientist
Phone: (709)729-2558

Additional Education Resources

ACWWA Newfoundland and Labrador Course Schedule:

Course: Lift Stations and Forcemains

Date: October 18-2018

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Description: This course will appeal to wastewater system operators, operation engineers, plant managers, utility managers, environmental and health agencies and other industries with an interest in obtaining valuable knowledge
related to the design, operation and maintenance of lift stations and Forcemains.
Location: Albatross Hotel, 114 Trans-Canada Highway, Gander, NL

Contact Information: Registration details including the registration form and course cost can be found by following the link: Stations NL Fall 2018.pdfExternal

To obtain information pertaining to education seminar schedules contact:

Deneen Spracklin

Program Lead
PO Box 8700
St.John's, NL
A1B 4J6
Tel: (709) 729-1158
Fax: (709) 729-0320

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