Operator Certification Training Water Quality AcademyOCTWQA – was founded in 1987 by Robert Funk to address the need for formalized training for state Water Plant, Water Distribution, Wastewater Plant, and Collection System operators.

OCTWQA now features a full menu of training/education services; operations seminars, workshops and certification
review sessions for water and wastewater operator personnel nationwide utilizing a network of highly qualified, contract instructors.

A complete spectrum of training offered in water treatment plant operations, wastewater treatment plant operations, distribution system operations, collection system operations, pumps, and management training year-round for both public, and in-house, sessions across the country.
Check out our online store for study aids to help you pass State Exams and become the best operator you can be!
Online courses through our new website round out the services we provide. OCT Water Quality Academy is the industry leader in operator training.

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OCT Academy and Water Quality Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges,
programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.  It does not discriminate on
the basis of its educational policies, admissions policies and other school administered programs.


Our Mission Statement: 

"Through education each operator can meet his / her responsibility to protect the health and well-being of the community he / she serves."