Training – Onsite Wastewater Practitioner


Successful completion of this training program is required by Alberta Municipal Affairs for those people wishing to obtain a Certificate of Competency (formerly PSDS Ticket) in order to work in the Onsite Wastewater Industry. This program is also recognized in British Columbia under the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) and the New West Partnership, in Saskatchewan under the New West Partnership and in Manitoba under the Agreement on Internal Trade.

The Onsite Wastewater Practitioner Training Program is currently an eight day in-class course divided into two sessions:

  • You must complete all prerequisite training and eight days of classroom training with a passing grade of 75% in order to receive certification.
  • You must also complete a mandatory Site & Soils Field Training Day. This is an additional day that will be scheduled. Fees for the Site & Soils Field Training Day are included in the tuition fees.

Upon registration for the class, a non-refundable deposit fee of 25% of the training cost will be charged to reserve your seat and to cover training materials and administration costs. Your course supplies will be sent to you for review prior to training. A minimum class of fifteen paid participants is required in order for the class to take place.

Cancellations will be accepted up to seven days prior to course start date. No refunds will be made for cancellations with less than seven days’ notice, however, you may send a substitute person under your paid registration.
If you have questions, please contact the office at 780.489.7471 or 1.877.489.7471

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