Waste Water Treatment Secondary Treatment

  • Course Code WS-63
  • Duration 3 days
  • Learners12Max

A three day course giving an introduction to wastewater secondary treatment, covering the purpose, methods, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting


By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

• Explain the purpose of secondary treatment including: where it fits into the overall treatment process and the implications of not achieving efficient treatment

• Discuss the microbiology of secondary treatment and its importance

• Describe the plant and equipment used to achieve efficient secondary treatment including: Fixed Film Processes, Activated Sludge, Submerged Aerated Filters and Sequencing Batch Reactors

• Illustrate the operation and maintenance requirements including monitoring, sampling and troubleshooting

• Assess secondary treatment performance


Mainly classroom based training with flipchart and practical exercises and discussion. A visit to a treatment works included

Pre Course Requirements


Who Should Attend?

All persons requiring the knowledge to manage, operate and maintain and assess wastewater secondary treatment