Certification Exam Prep

Oct
29

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 9 of 10

Practice for Test Day Some people experience “test anxiety” when they enter the room to take their certification exam. One way to overcome or at least minimize this reaction is to practice for the exam. When I was younger and playing baseball, my coach used to yell to us while we were on the practice […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | All States . Collections . Distribution . Wastewater Treatment . Water Treatment
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Oct
22

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 8 of 10

In part 2 of this series, we talked about how you learn best.  We addressed different learning styles including auditory, visual and tactile.  Regardless of your learning style, experience shows that your ability to use all three styles in your learning improves your chances of success. Visual Study Aids You’ve no doubt heard the old […]

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Oct
15

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 7 of 10

Spaced Repetition Using Flashcards Using flashcards to study for your water treatment and wastewater treatment certification and license exams is an excellent way to learn the subject matter that appears regularly on these tests. This is a time proven method that enables the student to focus his or her study time on material that is […]

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Oct
08

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 6 of 10

Learn the Language Next to mastering the subject of math, learning the language of the water or wastewater field is the quickest way to get a broad understanding of the subject matter covered on certification and license exams. If you don’t understand what the words on the test mean, you can’t play the game. But […]

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Oct
01

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 5 of 10

Last time we talked about the importance of learning water math if you want to pass your test the first time.  The most important and foundational issue a water operator needs to understand when it comes to math is how to convert the different units that show up on the job and on the exam. […]

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Sep
26

Wastewater Math | California Wastewater Grade 2 Sample Math Questions

If you’re studying for a wastewater exam, check out our California Wastewater Grade 2 Sample Math Questions playlist. This YouTube Playlist includes example problems for Organic Loading, Grit Removal, Pounds per Day, Pond Hydraulic Loading, and MCRT. You may be interested in our FREE Exam Tips or in signing up for one of our Exam Prep courses. We are here […]

By jay@americanwatercollege.org | California . Wastewater Treatment
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Sep
24

How to Study for Water Treatment License Exams – Part 4 of 10

Water match is the one subject that most operators struggle with the most.  When you are preparing for your water treatment or wastewater treatment license and certification exams, it pays to make sure you understand the math.   Make Sure You Understand Water Treatment Math Most of the calls our instructors get from our students […]

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Jul
11

State Exam Information | California Wastewater Operator Certification

Here’s some helpful info for the Wastewater Operator Certification Exam in the state of California. For planning and making sure you don’t miss a deadline, please refer to the California Wastewater Exam Schedule.  Please look at the Examination Requirements to be sure you qualify for the desired exam. When you have decided when you will […]

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