OWTS

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Basic OWTS Installers Course

Classes are limited to 30 participants
This course is a prerequisite for the Advanced Installers course
This course is a prerequisite for the Licensed Onsite System Inspectors/Evaluators Course

 This two-day training course is for individuals to become registered as basic onsite wastewater treatment system (OWTS) installers with the state of Missouri. Classes are held as needed, based on demand and are conducted by staff of the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and the University of Missouri. Subjects covered include health and safety issues, the onsite sewage laws and rules, the permit process, soils, math, and conventional onsite systems. The operation of construction equipment will not be covered. An exam will be given at the end of the course. Successful individuals will receive an ID card and be placed on the Registered Installers Lists, which will be made available to county administrative authorities and made available to homeowners upon request.
 A limited number of slots are available at no cost for state and county staff. Successful stateand county staff will receive a training certificate; however, their name will not be included on thepublished list of registered installers. * The registration fee must be paid at time of applicationand covers the cost of a manual, other training items, the facilities, and lunch.
 
Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
Pre-registration fee: $300.00

Advanced OWTS Installers Course (10 CEUs)

Classes are limited to 30 participants.
The Basic Installers course is a prerequisite for this course.

 This two-day training course is for individuals to become registered to install advanced onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS). Individuals who are not registered as basic OWTS installers in good standing, must first complete the Basic OWTS Installer Course. Classes are held as needed, based on demand, and are conducted by staff of the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and the University of Missouri. Subjects covered include advanced treatment systems, soils, math, and pressure distribution, low-pressure pipe (LPP) distribution systems, and drip irrigation systems. The operation of construction equipment will not be covered. An exam will be given at the end of the course. Successful individuals will have an indication on their installer ID card to show Advanced Registration and it will be noted on the Registered Installers Lists. Lists will also be made available to county administrative authorities and homeowners upon request.
 A limited number of slots are available at no cost for state and county staff. Successful state and county staff will receive a training certificate; however, their name will not be included on the published list of registered installers. * The registration fee must be paid at time of application and covers the cost of training material and the facilities. 
 Ten (10.0) Continuing Education Units (CEU) are credited when you successfully complete the course and pass the examination. Partial credit will be allowed if you do not pass the examination.
 Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
Pre-registration fee: $200.00
If registration is low, the course may be cancelled

Licensed Onsite System Inspectors/Evaluators Course

          University of Missouri Licensed Onsite System Inspectors/Evaluators Course
Classes are limited to 35 participants
The Basic Installers course is a prerequisite for this course.

 This two-day course is designed for individuals to become licensed to conduct third partyassessments of existing onsite sewage systems related to real estate sales. Classes are held about four times per year and are conducted by staff of the University of Missouri and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Subjects covered include health and safety issues, well construction, water tracing, math, system function and detailed inspection forms. An exam will begiven at the end of the course. Successful individuals will receive a licensed inspector’s photo ID card and be placed on the Licensed Inspectors Lists. Lists will also be made available to lendinginstitutions and homeowners upon request. The registration fee must be paid with course registration and covers the cost of a manual, other training items, the facilities, and lunch.
 Location: Jefferson City, Missouri
Pre-registration fee: $320.00

Professional Registration Course information is available here for these courses

Basic Registered Installers Course
Advanced Registered Installers Course
Licensed Onsite System Inspectors/Evaluators Course

A list of approved   Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for onsite professionals is available.

To track CEU requirements for OWTS professionals, go here.