Modular Education Program (MEP)

 

 

 

  • Accelerated. Developed by top learning design experts to educate water treatment professionals faster than either on-the-job training or book learning alone can.
  • Manageable. Delivered in “bite-sized” courses that can be easily integrated into the daily routine of full-time workers.
  • Practical. Built to maximize job performance through a combination of reading and doing.
  • Portable. With coursework and supporting materials that are accessible via the Internet anytime and from anywhere.
  • Inclusive. With training plans for professionals at every level, regardless of whether they are also pursuing certification.
  • Path-Oriented. With specific educational pathways for non-technical staff, sales & marketing personnel, installers, service technicians and system designers.   

Who should use the MEP?

  • New hires 
  • Non-technical support staff
  • Sales & marketing 
  • Installers & service

Enroll & Get Started with the MEP in 4 Easy Steps

  1. Determine education and training goals. Review the MEP course catalog to see which topics are covered in which module.
    • If your goal is to improve knowledge and skills, consider working step-wise through the individual modules, beginning with the Basics or starting with one of our onboarding courses.
    • If your goal is to get certified, select the learning path that matches the appropriate certification title.  
    • Designate the learners and mentor.
  2. Complete the enrollment form
    (Note: Due to precautions related to Covid-19, the WQA Professional Certification & Training staff is working remotely and cannot accept orders by fax or mail. Credit card orders may be placed via email or over the phone. Please email education@wqa.org or call John McCartan, WQA's Training & Programs coordinator, at 630 955 1589.)
  3. Receive login information via email.
  4. Begin learning on tablet, laptop, or desktop computer!

**MEP Completion is a prerequisite for WQA Professional Certification. Certification requires completing the MEP and passing the appropriate certification exam. Not sure you're ready to buy? Request a free trial.

 

Learn more about the MEP:

 

MEP pricing is per person/per certificate or per learning path. To access courses, purchase either a module(Basics, Fundamentals, etc.) or a learning pathway (e.g. Certified Water Specialist education). Access is available for one year from the date of purchase. 

 

To get certified:

Learning Path Full Path Accelerated Accelerated+ Already Certified
Certified Water-Treatment Representative (CWR)
(Includes Basic, Fundamentals, Sales modules)
 $315  $385 
$700
$260  $320
$580
$235 $285
$520
$155  $190
$345
Certified Water Specialist (CWS) Education
(Includes Basics, Fundamentals, Design Modules)
$365  $445
$815
 $315  $385 
$700
$285  $350
$640
$185  $225
$410
Certified Installer (CI) Education
(Includes Basics, Fundamentals, Installation Modules)
$365  $445
$815
 $315  $385 
$700
$285  $350
$640
$185  $225
$410
Certified Service Technician (CST) Education
(Includes Basics, Fundamentals, Installation Modules)
$365  $445
$815
 $315  $385 
$700
$285  $350
$640
$185  $225
$410
Certified Cooler Technician (CCT) Education
(Includes Basics, Fundamentals, Cooler Tech Modules)
$365  $445
$815
 $315  $385 
$700
$285  $350
$640
$185  $225
$410
Master Water Specialist (MWS) - CWS grandfathered
(Includes Fundamentals, Advanced Design)
$280  $345
$630
 N/A  N/A  N/A
Master Water Specialist (MWS)
(Includes Advanced Design
$130 $160
$290
 N/A  N/A  N/A

 

Red = Core Member Pricing; Bold = E-Member Pricing; Regular = Nonmember Pricing
Pricing valid through 12/21/2020
*Pricing does not include Certification exams. For more experienced personnel, accelerated pathways are available. Take this short survey to see if you are eligible for one of the accelerated paths. Successful completion of the Basics module test is required for all accelerated paths. If you are eligible, complete the recommendation form and return to WQA with your enrollment form. The estimated time saved for the accelerated paths is about 19 hours for Accelerated, 24 hours for Accelerated Plus, and 30 hours for the Already Certified (AC) paths.

Stepwise Training: 

Individual Certificates Core E-Member Nonmember
Basics $105 $130 $235
Fundamentals $130 $160 $290
Sales $80 $95 $175
Design $130 $160 $290
Installation $130 $160 $290
Service $130 $160 $290
Advanced Design $130 $160 $290
Advanced Service $130 $160 $290