Certified Operators

Certified water and wastewater operators are essential for the protection of public health and the environment. Ohio EPA's Operator Certification program has certified more than 12,000 operators, ensuring public water and wastewater systems are operated by properly trained and qualified individuals.  Learn how to become a certified water or wastewater operator.

The Operator Certification Unit is excited to announce the launch of our services in the Ohio EPA eBusiness Center. Training Providers can now electronically submit Contact Hour Course applications, schedule upcoming courses, and document operator attendance at their approved courses. This is a brand new feature for Operator Certification, please see the "eBiz" tab below for more information or click here for some of our most frequently asked questions.


Call the Operator Certification Hotline at 1-866-411-OPCT (6728) or email us.

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