DW Operator Certification: Exams

 

DRINKING WATER EXAM APPLICATION

APPRENTICE CERTIFICATION UPGRADE

 
 DRINKING WATER EXAM APPLICATION

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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

 

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
February 25, 2021 (postmark by 1/26/21)

     EXAMS HELD AT EACH LOCATION:

 Raleigh -          
NCSU McKimmon Ctr
                        1101 Gorman St., 27606

 Morganton -      Collett St. Recreation Ctr
                        300 Collett St., 28655 (Subject to change. Please see confirmation letter for definite location.)

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

May 27, 2021        (postmark by 4/27/21)
August 26, 2021    (postmark by7/27/21)
October 28, 2021   (postmark by 9/28/21)
2021 COMPUTER-BASED EXAM DATES
March 30, 2021 (postmark by 3/1/21)                     Raleigh:                 Archdale Bldg. Training Room
1 Location Offered                                                                                512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                                                    7th Floor: Room 742-2
 
July 27, 2021 (postmark by 6/28/21)                      Raleigh:                 Archdale Bldg. Training Room
1 Location Offered                                                                                512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                                                    7th Floor: Room 742-2

September 28, 2021 (postmark by 8/30/2021)         Morganton:            Foothills Higher Ed. Ctr
2 Locations Offered                                                                                   2128 S. Sterling St, Morganton 28655

                                                                          Raleigh:                 Archdale Bldg. Training Room
                                                                                                      512 N. Salisbury St., 27604
                                                                                                      7th Floor: Room 742-2

 

  * PASS RATES FOR OCTOBER 2020 EXAM *  
CERTIFICATION TOOK PASSED FAILED % %(90-Present)
A-Surface 23 18 5 78 54
B-Surface 28 21 7 75 55
C-Surface 43 31 12 72 66
A-Well 3 0 3 0 56
B-Well 12 11 1 92 42
C-Well 33 27 6 82 51
D-Well 1 1 0 100 44
A-Distribution 12 4 8 33 44
B-Distribution 23 21 2 91 58
C-Distribution 56 19 37 34 51
D-Distribution 0 0 0 0 60
Cross Connection 11 7 4 64 59