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Onsite Wastewater Practitioner

Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association provides an excellent industry training program for Onsite Wastewater Professionals throughout Western Canada through its Saskatchewan chapter, the Saskatchewan Onsite Wastewater Management Association. This training is recognized in the Western Provinces through the New West Partnership Agreement (formerly TILMA). It is also recognized federally through the Agreement on Internal Trade. This training program has been found to meet or exceed the requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade and the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.

If you are interested in attending the available 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, including a site and soils day. You must complete all ten days of training successfully in order to receive certification.

Training Documentation

Training Registration

Dates to be Announced

Training fees must be received in our office prior to the course date.
For questions contact our office:

1 306 988 2102
1 855 872 2650

Field Training / Workshops

Site & Soils Evaluation Field Days

Mound Installation Demo

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Registration Forms

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:

1 306 988 2102
1 855 872 2650

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Site & Soils Evaluation Field Days

This practical training day is a great opportunity to get hands-on experience evaluating a site, as well as practicing hand texturing and sampling. Installers who have recently completed the Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program will be able to take their new knowledge and apply it on-site. Experienced designers and installers should also consider this opportunity to continue their education.

Available training dates are available on each province’s online store.

Mound Installation Field Day

Mound Installation Field Days provide instruction for those interested in learning more about designing and installing mounds. Registrants participating in this training session will focus on the following outcomes:

  1. Understand the basic principles of how mounds work – treatment in sand layer and dispersal horizontally. Apply soil evaluation information. Understand ground water mounding.
  2. Learn mound design configurations and materials; sand layer, fill, gravel, chambers.
  3. Basic knowledge of utilizing topography of installation site.
  4. Know factors in locating the mound – slope vs. level, clearance separations, vertical separations, fill materials for raised bed.
  5. Ability to build pressure distribution laterals for mound, orientation of orifices, spacing, etc.
  6. Ability to assist with preparation of basal area (soil interface).
  7. Ability to assist with construction of sand layer, pressure distribution system, chamber placement, berm placement and all other aspects of mound construction.
  8. This will be a complete mound installation in the field.

Dates to be Announced

Upon receipt of your completed registration form, you will be sent the information on the location of the training site along with any other information required.

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