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FSW Corporate Training Center Offers Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators Training Classes

Jul 19, 2021

JULY 19, 2021 – FORT MYERS, FLA – The Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Corporate Training Center is offering Florida Department of Environmental Protection certified drinking water and waste water classes this fall. The classes will be taught in FSW’s Live Online format.

Water Class Certifications are granted after 108 clock hours; each class session is 3 hours long and meets twice a week for 18 weeks.

  • Waste Water Class C (entry level) meets 6-9 p.m., Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 2
  • Drinking Water Class C (entry level) meets 6-9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Aug. 3
  • Waste/Drinking Water Class B (mid level) meets 6-9 p.m., Fridays, and 3-6 p.m. Saturdays, beginning Aug. 6


These training certification classes prepare students for the state of Florida’s drinking water and wastewater licensing exams. Class C and B wastewater and drinking water operators can see salaries ranging from $40,000-$67,000 a year.

All courses require a high school diploma or GED, and students must be a Florida resident to qualify. Additionally, Class B certifications require three years of industry experience.

Spaces are limited. To register or to learn more about these classes, call the FSW Corporate Training Center at 239-405-8467 or email


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: July 19, 2021

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