The 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 & II, Site Evaluators, Designated Representatives, and Maintenance Providers & Technician license holders completing this course are eligible for 8 hours of TCEQ renewal credit.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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.
TopicsIntroduction to Texas On-Site Sewage Facility Program+Wastewater Characteristics of Residential Sewage+Septic Treatment of Residential Sewage+Aerobic Treatment of Residential Sewage+Operational Concepts of Pump Tanks in OSSFs+Disinfection Preceding Spray Application+Safety Requirements for Open Covers and Tanks in an OSSF+State Regulations for Design, Maintenance, and Testing of Aerobic Treatment Units with Spray Application
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 CreditsTCEQ On-site Sewage Facility (OSSF) License
Course DisclaimersAlthough 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.