Training Course Sponsors
The request for Course Evaluation & CEU Assignment must be submitted at least 15 days prior to the training.
The Department of Health (DOH) is responsible for administering the Waterworks Operator Certification Program and has established the regulations, policies and guidelines for the professional growth requirement for certified operators. Washington Certification Services at Green River College manages the professional growth program through specific contract objectives utilizing the criteria established by DOH.
DOH requires that classroom training used to meet a waterworks operator’s professional growth requirement for renewal, or education requirement for certification, have Continuing Education Units (CEU) assigned either by Washington Certification Services or by the training course sponsor. DOH also accepts relevant college credit awarded by an accredited college or university. Contact hours, professional development hours (PDH), or other forms of accreditation will not be accepted.
CEU assigned to classroom training by the course sponsor may be accepted if
it is based on a formal evaluation process following the minimum guidelines
established by the International Association of Continuing Education and
The training must also meet the guidelines and procedures established by DOH.