Formation sur le traitement des eaux usées et la gestion des déchets

Quel est le but de ce programme?

Le Programme en gestion des eaux et des déchets est destiné aux employés des administrations communautaires, à temps plein ou partiel, qui travaillent au traitement de l’eau, au traitement des eaux usées et à la gestion des déchets solides. Ce programme s’adresse également aux employés des secteurs d’activité qui touchent au traitement des eaux et des eaux usées. La formation a été mise sur pied afin de faire acquérir au personnel des administrations communautaires les compétences et les connaissances pratiques nécessaires pour accomplir efficacement leurs tâches en gestion de l’eau, des eaux usées et des déchets solides. Le curriculum est fondé sur le modèle de l’Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) créé à l’intention des opérateurs d’installations de traitement de l’eau et des eaux usées.

Quels sont les objectifs du programme?

Le Programme en gestion des eaux et des déchets comprend entre autres les objectifs suivants :

  • assurer un approvisionnement fiable et suffisant en eau;
  • veiller à la protection du milieu aquatique;
  • reconnaître l’importance du rôle que jouent les employés des centres de traitement de l’eau et des eaux usées dans leur collectivité;
  • former le personnel des administrations communautaires à exploiter efficacement et en toute sécurité un système de gestion des déchets solides afin de veille à la protection de la santé publique et de l’environnement;
  • préparer le personnel des administrations communautaires à obtenir le Certificat d’opérateur d’installation de traitement de l’eau et des eaux usées.

Pourquoi devrais-je suivre le Programme de formation sur la gestion des eaux et des déchets?

La formation proposée par le Programme de gestion des eaux et des déchets permet aux opérateurs d’installations de traitement de l’eau, des eaux usées et des déchets, de suivre des cours spécialisés et d’obtenir un certificat. La formation et le certificat sont importants afin que nos communautés puissent vivre dans un environnement sain et profiter d’un réseau d’eau potable adéquat.

Que reçoivent les participants à la fin du programme?

  • Un certificat d’opérateur de système de gestion de l’eau, des eaux usées et de déchets qui peut être obtenu de deux façons :
  • Par l’entremise de la Commission de certification des opérateurs d’installations de traitement de l’eau et des eaux usées du GTNO;
  • Par l’entremise du Programme de certification du ministère des Affaires municipales et communautaires des TNO.

Quand et où?

Les cours sont offerts et peuvent avoir lieu autant dans les collectivités que dans certaines régions. De plus, la plupart de ces cours sont offerts dans la salle de formation de l’usine de traitement de l’eau à Yellowknife. Pour obtenir des renseignements à jour sur les cours et les dates auxquelles ils sont offerts, veuillez consulter le calendrier des cours de l’École de gestion communautaire.

Courses Available

Chlorine Handling

Course Description:

This course earns a total of two (2.0) CEUs/Continuing Education Units This three-day workshop covers the theoretical and practical aspects of chlorination, the handling and use of chlorine and chlorine compounds, as well as the operation and maintenance of chlorination equipment. It is intended for operators working in a municipality who wish to upgrade their knowledge of chlorination and chlorinators

Class I Waste Water Collection

Course Description:

The course is designed to ensure that the Operator is knowledgeable in the following areas of Wastewater Collections: operating and maintaining wastewater collection systems, emphasizing safe practices and procedures, the components and typical layouts of collection systems. Operators will be given an overview of safety procedures for construction, inspection and testing of sewers, inspection of manholes, and underground construction and repair. Detailed instructions are included in the course manual for using closed-circuit television, clearing stoppages, cleaning sewers, and controlling roots, grease, odours, and corrosion in collection systems. This course focuses on the knowledge and skills operators need to identify actual collection system problems and select appropriate methods to solve them.

Class I Wastewater Treatment

Course Description:

This course is designed to assist the operator with the operation and maintenance of Class I Wastewater Treatment system. The highlights of Wastewater Treatment include: the use of safe practices and procedures in terms of wastewater treatment, the role and responsibilities of a treatment plant operator, operation and maintaining of racks, screens, comminutors, sedimentation tanks, trickling filters, rotating biological contactors, package activated sludge plants, oxidation ditches, ponds, and chlorination facilities.

Class I Water Distribution

Course Description:

The course is designed to ensure that the student is knowledgeable in the following areas of Water Distribution: role and duties of system operators, procedures for operating and maintaining clear wells and storage tanks, components and characteristics of distribution system facilities, operating and maintaining distribution systems, maintaining water quality in the system, disinfecting new and repaired facilities as well as water delivered to consumers, and techniques for recognizing hazards and developing safe procedures and water distribution programs.

Class I Water Treatment

Course Description:

The course is designed to ensure that the student is knowledgeable in the following areas of Water and Water Treatment: Micro-Biological Characteristics of Water, Physical and Chemical Characteristics of Water, Coagulation and Flocculation, Jar Tests, Sedimentation, Water Filtration, Iron and Manganese Control, Chlorination, Sampling, Records, Safety, Security. This course is designed to assist Water Plant Operator with the operation and maintenance of a Class I water treatment system.

Class II Water Treatment

Course Description:

This course is designed to assist Water Plant Operator with the operation and maintenance of a Class II water treatment system. Highlights include: basic knowledge of water distribution practices; role of the operator, safety, hydraulics; focuses on the practical aspects of system construction; focuses on operation and maintenance of distribution systems; review of water quality, disinfection and treatment applications; and pumps and controls.

Math for Water Operators

Course Description:

This optional pre-math course is a course provided to operators with a review of basic math concepts and math formulas relevant to water/waste water operators. Topic areas include volume calculations, flow rates, equipment usage and dosage and concentration calculations. It is offered by the Aurora College and lessons will be delivered using teleconference and the Schoology Learning platform.

 

Please Note: A special calculator is required for this course Casio fx-260 Solar  – MACA has these calculators on hand and they can be mailed out to registered students. So, please register with enough time to get the calculator in the mail.

Pre-Math

Course Description:

This optional pre-math course is a one day course provided to operators with a review of basic math concepts and math formulas relevant to water/waste water operators. Topic areas include volume calculations, flow rates, equipment usage and dosage and concentration calculations. It is offered in conjunction with the following water treatment courses: Small Systems Water Treatment, Class I Water Treatment and Class II Water Treatment.

Small System Waste Water Treatment

Course Description:

This course is designed to assist the operator with the operation and maintenance of small wastewater collection and lagoon systems. This course is run in conjunction with the School of Community Government Solid Waste Management Course, which is optional to take.

Small System Water Treatment

Course Description:

The Small Systems course is designed to ensure that the student is knowledgeable in the following areas of Water and Water Treatment: Sources of Water, Characteristics of Water, Purpose of Chlorine, How Chlorine Works, How to Test the Chlorine Residual, Inspecting and Maintaining Pumps, Safety, Operations and Maintenance Procedures, Record Keeping and Water License Requirements. This course is designed to assist Water Plant Operator with the operation and maintenance of a small water treatment system.

Solid Waste Management

Course Description:

This course is designed for those working in the field of Solid Waste Management but is open to anyone interested in the field. Highlights of the course include: municipal solid waste; solid waste collection; alternatives to solid waste; landfill operations and maintenance; regulatory requirements and occupational health and safety. This course is run in conjunction with the SCG Small Systems Wastewater Treatment Course, which is optional to take