Scholarships are available for classes leading to multiple careers in the water/wastewater industry!
The Bay Area Consortium for Clean Water Education is offering Community College classes and scholarships for students seeking a career in the water/wastewater industry.
The scholarship covers the cost of tuition and books, and a Plant Operator Certificate is given to students who complete the 28 required units. Students must maintain a grade of C or better in each course.
The deadline to apply for the free scholarship program is August 26.
The first class begins on Sept. 1 at 6 p.m. in Martinez.
Relevant jobs include Water or Wastewater Treatment Operator, Water Distribution Operator, Wastewater Collections Operator, Mechanic/Machinist, Electrician, Instrument Technician, and more.
“The water and wastewater industry offers many opportunities for people interested in careers related to water conservation and environmental protection,” said Barbara Hockett, California Association of Sanitation Agencies Education Foundation Board Member. “And those already in the industry can use this program to expand their knowledge and position themselves to take advantage of new opportunities.”