American Water Works Association (AWWA)

High-Tech Operator Course 1 - Fall 2020



Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) has forever altered the way utilities conduct business. A single operator can control treatment, storage, system pressure, and other vital functions through a single-linked computer network. The course begins with an overview of device symbols, including how they are used to represent systems and how those symbols relate to real-world devices. Discover how a SCADA system connects to sensors, analyzers, and control devices. Learn the features and components of a SCADA system, the facilities/environment the system requires, and the benefits the system provides. This course takes into consideration the Association Board of Certification Need-to-Know Criteria for water treatment operators.

Course Length: 12 Hours / 3 Weeks / 1.2 CEUs*

Course Dates: September 14 - October 2, 2020.

Time: 7:00 AM

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  • Apply a symbol legend to identify devices in a diagram.
  • Describe the requirements of SCADA System components.
  • Analyze illustrated device descriptions to identify sensors, analyzers and control devices.
  • Analyze trending data to make system improvements.
  • Learning Elements: pre-recorded presentations, online learning activities, videos, quizzes, discussion boards, weekly tests, and homework assignments.

  • Minimum of four hours of online learning activities per week. This is an estimation and will be different for each learner
  • Some college experience pertaining to the water industry.
  • 3–5 years of experience in the industry.
  • The desire to become a leader in the industry.

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