Operator Certification

Water Operator Certification

The NDEP-BSDW administers the Water Operator Certification Exam three times a year. You must submit an application to take the exam 45 days prior to the exam date.

Once your application is approved you will receive a notice and your testing location.

Water Certification Exam Date(s)

September 17, 2017
Complete applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 07, 2017

NDEP Operator Certification testing dates, applications and prep materials


Wastewater Operator Certification

The NWEA administers the Wastewater Operator Certification several times the year. You must submit an application to take the exam 30 days prior to the exam date. Once your application is approved you will receive a notice and your testing location.

Wastewater Certification Exam Date(s)

Thursday, September 14, 2017
11/02/17 – Notification of pass or fail

11/15/17 – Application deadline for December exam

The applications must be post-marked 30 days prior to the exam date

NWEA Wastewater testing dates, applications, and prep materials