Provides training in the multiple stages of operations, equipment, and maintenance at a typical wastewater treatment plant. Reviews the science and flow of individual processes and their purpose to manage solids, improve water quality, and/or perform disinfection. Course available to students new to the field and incumbent workers in need of continuing education units. Prepares students for passing the Level I Wastewater Treatment Operator exam. Includes requirements to participate in one wastewater treatment plant tour and shadow wastewater treatment plant operators on at least one eight (8) hour shift. Prerequisites: EST 106, WTM 190, WTM 215, EST 150, and EST 201 or equivalent experience. Co-requisites: EST 202, WTM 221, and/or EST 250 or work in the wastewater industry.