Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner - Installer Training

We offer a live, face-to-face course for installation of on-site sewerage systems in BC. The purpose is to provide the foundational knowledge required by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) as a condition of certification as a Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner – Installer.

Participants will also become familiar with the work experience requirements and administrative procedures for approval of ROWP applicants by ASTTBC.

Check out our SERVICES page for Installer course details.

We also provide individualized training and mentoring to support certification as a Registered Onsite Wastewater Practitioner. Scroll down for additional information about application support for ROWP certification.

Click on the FAQ button for further information about the requirements for ROWP certification and the regulatory framework for Authorized Person designation under the Sewerage System Regulation.

Personalized Training and Mentoring

ROWP certification requirements are complex. One-on-one assistance by a qualified trainer/mentor is critical. We can help.

We have fully qualified Authorized Persons to provide individualized mentoring and technical support to help you achieve the requirements for ROWP certification. We help you create the required work example submissions … ensuring they comply with sewerage standards and ASTTBC Practice Guidelines.

We also prepare you for the mandatory exam administered by the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC.

Click on the SERVICES button for additional detail about our individualized training and ROWP application support.

Click on the FAQ button for further information about the requirements for ROWP certification and the regulatory framework for Authorized Person designation under the Sewerage System Regulation.

Why train with us?

Jim is recognized as a leading instructor in the BC onsite wastewater industry. Here's why:

  • Over 40 years experience as a sewerage system contractor.
  • Over 15 years experience as a professional educator and curriculum developer.
  • Over 10 years on the ASTTBC team, first as Certification Board member and Chair, then as Compliance Officer, and recently as the Manager - Onsite Wastewater Registrations Program.
  • Team member for development of the Ministry of Health's Sewerage System Standard Practice Manual.
  • Developed and instructed the mandatory upgrade course for Version 3 of the Sewerage System Standard Practice Manual.
  • Lead author of the ASTTBC ROWP Certification Policy and Practice Guidelines.
  • Main provider of ASTTBC application support and mentoring for ROWP applicants.
  • Delivered ROWP certification instruction to over 150 participants.
  • Delivered The Industry Training Association courses for Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate of Qualification to over 500 participants.

Jim has assembled a team of leading subject matter experts to participate as instructors and curriculum developers.

Next Steps...

Achieving ROWP certification can be a daunting task. One-on one assistance by a qualified trainer/mentor is critical. Contact Jim to arrange a call to discuss the path to certification and your training options.