Operator Certification

2015 Operator Certification Exams
Registration CLOSED for September 17!

There is a great need for operators to take the exam and we are scheduling more exams as soon as DEP permits.  There is no waiting list for possible future exams.  Visit this page for updates to our exam schedule.  Learn to upgrade your license here, certification classification.  Read about exam selection registration guidance. Criminal background check here, https://epatch.state.pa.us.  Study for the exam here.  Contact 800-653-PRWA(7792) or certexam@prwa.com with questions.

  1. Print and read registration packets below
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  2. Complete BOTH the PRWA & PaDEP registration form
  3. Return BOTH forms to PRWA at
    1. Fax: 814-353-9341 or
    2. Mail: PRWA, Operator Certification Exam, 138  West Bishop Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823
  4. Registration is NOT complete UNTIL BOTH forms are received by PRWA!
DateLocationPRWA RegistrationPaDEP Registration
March 27, 2015State Collegeregistration closedregistration closed
May 19, 2015Readingregistration closedregistration closed
July 21, 2015Clarionregistration closedregistration closed
September 17, 2015Meadvilleregistration closedregistration closed



Penny McCoy's picture
Executive Director, Program Director
Pennsylvania Rural Water Association
814-353-9302 ext 103
814-360-2850, cell