OSSF-Homeowner Aerobic Treatment & Surface Appl. System Op and Maint

WWW301 – 8.00 Hours


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08/12/24 – 08/12/24 Live Online Instructor-Led Training EU WWW301 112 $355.00 Register
10/02/24 – 10/02/24 Bryan, TX EU WWW301 116 $355.00 Register
01/17/25 – 01/17/25 Mesquite, TX EU WWW301 115 $355.00 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

**PLEASE NOTE** This course has been approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to fulfill 8 credit hours in the following operator license area(s):

– On-Site Sewage Facilities Operator License

aerobic surface application systemThe OSSF – Homeowner Aerobic Treatment and Surface Application System Operation and Maintenance course provides participants with an understanding of the Texas On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) regulations for aerobic/surface application systems covering proper operation, maintenance, testing, and reporting requirements necessary for system compliance. OSSF Installers I and II, Site Evaluators, Designated Representatives, and Maintenance Providers and Technician license holders completing this course are eligible for 8 hours of TCEQ renewal credit.

Course Disclaimers

This course may NOT satisfy all requirements of your local or county regulatory agency. Prior to registering for the course, the participant is solely responsible for contacting their county regulatory agency to ensure it satisfies all needed requirements.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Participant Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • Explain the operating concepts of the Texas On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) program as it relates to residential systems.
  • Recognize common characteristics of residential sewage.
  • Express the concept of septic treatment.
  • Expand upon the specifics of aerobic treatment of residential sewage.
  • Illustrate a properly set-up pump tank for OSSFs.
  • Expand upon types of disinfection required preceding spray application.
  • Recognize the state regulations and liabilities for open covers and tanks in an OSSF.
  • Express in other terms state regulations for design, maintenance, and testing of aerobic treatment units (ATU) with spray application.

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for homeowners with OSSF ATUs as well as maintenance technicians who perform periodic system inspections on OSSF ATUs, and regulatory authorities/designated representatives who are responsible for state regulation compliance of OSSF ATUs.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 8.00 hours – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)

Other Information

Course Disclaimers

Although this course may satisfy the training requirements for homeowners to perform their own OSSF system maintenance, participants should first contact their local regulatory agency to determine if the training will satisfy all requirements prior to registration.

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Toll-Free: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811
Email: [email protected]