DW Operator Certification: Exams

 

DRINKING WATER EXAM APPLICATION

APPRENTICE CERTIFICATION UPGRADE

 
 DRINKING WATER EXAM APPLICATION

(Please note the September Electronic Exams have been canceled)

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Exam Instructions

PDF Apprentice Certification Upgrade Application (fillable)

Exam Details:

Exam confirmation letters are sent out 2 weeks prior to the examination. If you would like to check earlier if your application has been received, please check via the operator portal.

  • Exam location and times may vary. Refer to your confirmation letter for exact date/time/location.
  • Examinees are encouraged to arrive early
  • A time limit of three (3) hours will be allowed to complete the exam
  • Exam capacity is subject to limitations set by the venue. Applications are considered in the order they are received. Applications received after a venue is full will be moved to another future exam.

 

Math Formulas, provided with all exams, may be found below:

 

Needs-to-Know Manuals Available For Download:

 

For a list of Board-approved certification schools, click here.

 
2021 TRADITIONAL EXAM DATES
August 26, 2021 - Raleigh & Hickory (postmark by 7/27/21)

     
 Raleigh -          
NCSU McKimmon Ctr
                        1101 Gorman St., 27606

 Hickory -      Hickory Metro Convention Center   
                    1960 13th Avenue Dr. SE, Hickory, 28602         

 Eastern N.C. - Applicants for this location are being sent to our Raleigh site until further notice.
                         
                      

October 28, 2021 Raleigh & Hickory (postmark by 9/28/21)
2021 COMPUTER-BASED EXAM DATES

September 28, 2021 (postmark by 8/30/2021) Canceled                   

  * PASS RATES FOR MAY 2021 EXAM *  
CERTIFICATION TOOK PASSED FAILED % PASSED % PASSED(90-Present)
A-Surface 15 6 9 40 55
B-Surface 30 22 8 73 55
C-Surface 39 26 13 67 65
A-Well 2 1 2 50 55
B-Well 14 3 11 21 42
C-Well 35 21 14 60 51
D-Well 0 0 0 N/A 45
A-Distribution 20 6 14 30 45
B-Distribution 45 23 33 51 58
C-Distribution 108 55 53 51 51
D-Distribution 0 0 0 N/A 60
Cross Connection 24 14 10 58 59