Preliminary Treatment: Online Training Course
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Preliminary Treatment: Online Training Course

When: Tuesday, 14 July 2020
08.45 - 16.00
Where: Online

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Preliminary Treatment is the initial process in Wastewater Treatment and protects the remainder of the wastewater treatment process.

This course has been designed for live on-line e-classroom delivery, for interactive learning, in order to increase the learner’s awareness in specialist subject matter areas. It is part of the wider training Programme for Water Professionals facilitated by Isle.

 Who is this course for?

The course is designed for operators, managers, project managers, designers and optimisers and all those working in the wastewater sector to ensure that they are familiar with both the theoretical aspects as well as operational aspects. The course includes aspects of troubleshooting and hazardous conditions that may be prominent on site.

This course requires delegates to have a basic understanding of wastewater treatment processes. 

Course Outcomes

The aim of this course is to enable the candidate to develop a basic knowledge and understanding of the preliminary treatment processes in sewage treatment.

  • An understanding of flowrates
  • An understanding of different types of screen and screenings and reason for removal
  • An understanding of issues and challenges associated with Fats, Oils and Greases
  • An understanding of grit and reasons for removal
  • An appreciation of plant design, selection and maintenance


The Bigger Picture

Understand the importance of Preliminary Treatment in the wider context of Wastewater Treatment, its contributing benefits to energy-from-waste, and economic impacts in relation to carbon tax.


To find out more and book your place, please visit the IWater website.


The Institute of Water (IWater) are a professional body licensed by the Society for the Environment to award Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) status.

Professional bodies licensed to award the Chartered Environmentalist registration:

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