Renew Your Pennsylvania Water Operator License

Pennsylvania Water Operator Online Continuing Education

All online courses are free to start, and you will only pay to receive  proof of continuing education and have your hours reported to the state once you have completed the course.

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Learn More About Pennsylvania Water Operator License Renewal

Pennsylvania water operators are required by the Water and Wastewater Systems Operators’ Certification Act to demonstrate the appropriate skills, knowledge and abilities to make the correct process control decisions needed to meet water quality standards. A minimum standard of education and a passing score on appropriate examinations is required in order to earn a Pennsylvania water certification.

Choose any course and start for free. Pay only to receive your certificate confirming your completed hours and have those hours reported to the state.

JADE Learning is approved by the PA Department of Environmental Protection and has been a trusted provider of online training since 2005.

Courses are taught by electrical and water experts with decades of experience.

Work at your own pace on your own time from anywhere you’d like using a desktop, laptop, tablet or even your smartphone.

How to Renew Your Pennsylvania Water Operator License

Water Operators in Pennsylvania must complete between 3 and 30 hours of continuing education every 3 years in order to renew their license.

  • Wastewater & Drinking Water Class A, B, & C: First Three Years = 15 hours, Next Three Years = 30 hours
  • Wastewater & Drinking Water Class D & E: First Three Years = 8 hours, Next Three Years = 15 hours
  • Grandparented (CSSP & NTNC): First Three Years = 8 hours, Next Three Years = 15 hours
  • Drinking Water Class Dc: First Three Years = 4 hours, Next Three Years = 9 hours
  • Drinking Water Class Dn: First Three Years = 3 hours, Next Three Years = 6 hours

License expiration date is staggered by license type. Your course completion certificate will be emailed to you upon completion of the course.

JADE Learning’s continuing education has helped over 150,000 professionals renew their licenses for more than 20 years. And we can help you, too.

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"This course fit right into what I was doing on the job. I am out-of-state right now but with the online class I can get the state CE done and keep my license up to date - thanks..”

- M.R., Lexington, MS

How continuing education courses work

Create CE Account Online

Create your account

Complete the form on this page to create a personal account.

Study Materials

Select a course

From within your account, choose from a list of state-approved courses. All courses are free to start. Start and switch as often as you’d like.

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Complete your course online

Our course material is 100% online. Study at your own pace according to your schedule, using a desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone.

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Report your hours

Upon course completion, you’ll receive a certificate that confirms you completed your continuing education hours. We will also report your CE hours directly to the state every business day.

Available Courses

You choose from a list of relevant Pennsylvania water courses after you create an account.

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