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Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems

Licensing Prep Course (Evenings)

Course Code: EO0901CA16

45 TCHs offered for NJ Wastewater Operators Only
(License S, C, N)

Advanced Collection Systems Wastewater Training

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Date & Time

Last Held: January - March 16, 2015
Monday and Wednesday evenings
6:00pm - 9:00pm (Check in time on Day 1: 5:30pm)

Next offering TBD.


Take your wastewater operations career to the next level!

If you're planning to sit for a Level 2 or higher New Jersey "C" wastewater collection system license exam, you are required to complete and pass a 45-hour Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems course.

This class has been designed to meet the NJDEP requirement and help you prepare for success on your wastewater license exam. It consists of 15 three-hour sessions, which meet from 5:30pm - 8:30pm on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

Topics covered in the Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems course include:

  • NJDEP rules and regulations governing wastewater collection systems
  • Hydraulics and flow measurement
  • Inspection techniques for new and existing sewers
  • Math and calculation reviews relating to wastewater operations
  • Sewer cleaning, repair and replacement
  • Grease and odor control

You'll learn the theory and science behind each of these topics, along with examples of practical applications in the wastewater field.

Preparation for wastewater licensing exams will be a primary focus, and you'll have the opportunity to take a practice exam and discuss the results in class.

If you're planning to take a C3 or C4 exam, this class can also serve as a great refresher!

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All registrants must have already passed Introduction to Water and Wastewater Operations.


In addition to 4.5 Rutgers CEUs, this course has been approved for the following credits:

NJ Licensed Wastewater Operators: 45 TCHs (Approval #01-100301-20)

NJ Licensed Professional Engineers: 45 Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) Credits

Who Should Attend Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems

This course is designed for anyone preparing for a Level 2 or higher New Jersey "C" wastewater licensing exam, including:

  • Wastewater collection systems operators
  • Licensed wastewater operators
  • Supervisors of water/sewer departments
  • Sewer maintenance workers and foremen
  • Public works superintendents
  • Pump station operators
  • Engineers
Student Reviews from Past Attendees of the Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems Course

"Detailed material, very informative for test studying." - Richard Niziolek, Water Treatment Plant Production Foreman, Middlesex Water Company, 2014 attendee

"Good real world examples of lessons." - John Buonocore, Staff Engineer, Raritan Valley Sewerage Authority, 2014 attendee

Meet Your Instructor for Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems

Jerry Haimowitz (PE, S-4, C-4, T-4 and W-4) has over 25 years of experience in operating wastewater collection and treatment systems in New Jersey.

Here's what students have to say about Jerry Haimowitz:

"You get your money's worth with Haimowitz. No dead time. 3 solid hours every class." – Utility Technician III C-2, 2014 attendee

"He taught the class at a great pace and I learned so much...I have a very high confidence that I will pass the C-2 exam thanks to Jerry Haimowitz." – Collection System Laborer, 2011 attendee

"Always willing to help you with your areas of trouble, even before or after class." – Water / Sewer Operator, 2011 attendee

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Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


No meals will be provided at this course.


GPS systems may not recognize campus addresses. Even if they take you to the correct building, they will not take you to the assigned parking lot. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Holly House
130 Log Cabin Rd, New Brunswick, NJ 08816
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Note: Pre-registration is required. We're sorry, but we cannot guarantee a seat, materials or meals for walk-in registrants. Location is subject to change; registrants will be notified in the event of a change.


Sorry, registration is not currently available for this course.

Would you like to be notified when the next offering is scheduled? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Advanced Wastewater Collection Systems" or Course Code EO0901) 
2. Call us at 848-932-9271, select option 3
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Program Questions? Contact Us!

Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli, 848-932-7207
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin, 848-932-7204

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.