Exam Preparation

To prepare for Levels I to IV exam, you can:

Other important documents provided at all exam sessions:

PDFNOTE: The documents on this page are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader to be installed on your computer > a FREE download is available here from Adobe.

For Small Systems, Operator-in-Training, and Bulk Water Delivery check out the options below to learn how to navigate and try sample questions:

As of 1 January 2018, there is only one exam and certification for Operator-in-Training (encompassing Water Treatment, Water Distribution, Wastewater Collection, and Wastewater Treatment).


Photo Identification Required to Write Exams

Please ensure you bring valid government issued photo identification with you to your exam. The invigilator will be checking I.D. before your exam can be given to you.

Valid government issued photo I.D.’s are:

  • Valid drivers licence
  • BC Services card
  • Passport


Late Arrivals

If you arrive within 30 minutes of the exam start time and have a valid reason for being late, you have the option to write the exam. You will only have the remaining time allotted for the exam session to complete your exam. For example, if you are writing a 3-hour exam and arrive 30 minutes late, you will have 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete your exam.

If you feel you cannot complete your exam in the reduced time, you have the option to reschedule. If you choose to reschedule, a reschedule fee will be charged.

If you arrive more than 30 minutes after the exam start time, you do not have the option to write the exam and will have to reschedule. A reschedule fee will be charged.