Upcoming Trainings

Certified Installer of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems (CIOWTS) Credential

Continuing Education:
You will need a total of 12.0 CE hours for renewal of the CIOWTS Certification in each 2-year credential cycle. Continuing education must be earned during the two-year credential cycle.   Events listed on the IOWWA website are pre-approved for the credential.    IOWWA will accept up to 6 CE hours of online training per CIOWTS credential cycle and 2 CE hours per credential cycle for county contractor meetings (even if multiple county contractor meetings are attended).

Iowa Department of Public Health – Continuing education hours earned for the IDPH plumbing licensing Plumbing and Plumbing Code Disciplines are approved the CIOWTS Credential. Submit via email to
shirley@avinsandinc.com the date, location, instructor, course title and CE hours earned.

Detailed information concerning the CIOWTS credential can be found on the "Certification" page.

Note: For those with the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer license, refer to the Iowa DNR Operator Certification website to check your Iowa DNR Time of Transfer continuing education hours:  https://programs.iowadnr.gov/opcertweb/pages/opmenu.aspx

IOWWA - Installation Overview Course, December 8-9, 2022

Installation Overview Course - Thurs, Dec. 8 and Fri., Dec. 9, 2022.
Location: Charles City Public Library, Zastrow Room, 106 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City IA.
Thurs., Dec. 8: 7:30 AM check-in, course 8:00 AM–5:00 PM (lunch included)
Fri., Dec. 9: 7:30 AM check-in, course 8:00 AM–12:00 noon (lunch included).
Instructors: Dr. Sara Heger, Univ. of MN; Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Public Health
CE Hours: 12.0 Approved for CIOWTS credential and Iowa DNR Time of Transfer Inspectors. For those taking the CIOWTS test, course is required if less than one year installer experience. These hours will count for the first 2-year credential cycle.

Charles City Public Library, Zastrow Room, 106 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City IA
Cost: Members: $225.00 / Non-Members: $350.00
Installation Overview Course - Thurs. and Fri., Dec. 8-9, 2022.
Location: Charles City Public Library, Zastrow Room, 106 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City IA.
Thurs. Dec. 8: 7:30 AM check-in, course 8:00 AM–5:00 PM (lunch included)
Fri., Dec. 9: 7:30 AM check-in, course 8:00 AM–12:00 noon (lunch included).
Instructors: Dr. Sara Heger, Univ. of MN; Jeff Sherman, Floyd County Public Health
CE Hours: 12.0 Approved for CIOWTS credential and Iowa DNR Time of Transfer Inspectors.
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IOWWA - CIOWTS Credential Test (Payment Only) Friday, Dec. 9, 2022 - CIOWTS Application submittal is separate

Date: Fri., Dec. 9, 2022. The CIOWTS Test Application must be submitted separately since it cannot be completed online. The application can be downloaded from www.iowwa.com/pages/certification or shirley@avinsandinc.com to request the CIOWTS Test application. The CIOWTS Test Application MUST be submitted to IOWWA by Nov. 28, 2022.
Location: Charles City Public Library, Zastrow Room, 106 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City IA.
Schedule: Fri., Dec. 9: Check-in 12:30 PM; Test Instructions: 1:00 PM; Test 1:15 PM.

Charles City Public Library, Zastrow Room, 106 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City IA
Cost: Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00
Date: Fri, Dec. 9, 2022. The CIOWTS Test Application must be submitted separately, it cannot be completed online. The CIOWTS application can downloaded or email shirley@avinsandinc.com to request a copy. The CIOWTS Test Application MUST be submitted to IOWWA by Nov. 28, 2022.
Location: Charles City Public Library, Zastrow Room, 106 Milwaukee Mall, Charles City IA.
Schedule: Fri., Dec. 9: Check-in 12:30 PM; Test Instructions: 1:00; Test 1:15 PM
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IOWWA - CIOWTS Credential Test - PAYMENT ONLY, TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2023 - CIOWTS APPLICATION SUBMITTAL IS SEPARATE

CIOWTS Credential Test (Payment Only) - January 10, 2023
This is your registration to attend. The CIOWTS Test Application MUST be submitted to IOWWA prior to December 15, 2022.
Tues., Jan. 10, 2023: Check-in 1:00 PM; Instructions 1:15 PM; Test will start promptly at 1:30 PM.
Proctor: Trevor Dickerson, IOWWA Board Member
Location: Hy-Vee Hall | Iowa Events Center | 730 Third Street, Des Moines IA
Cost: Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00

Hy-Vee Hall | Iowa Events Center | 730 Third Street, Des Moines IA
Cost: Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00
CIOWTS Credential Test (Payment Only) - January 10, 2023
This is your registration to attend. The CIOWTS Test Application MUST be submitted to IOWWA prior to December 15, 2022.
Tues., Jan. 10, 2023: Check-in 1:00 PM; Instructions 1:15 PM; Test will start promptly at 1:30 PM.
Proctor: Trevor Dickerson, IOWWA Board Member
Location: Hy-Vee Hall | Iowa Events Center | 730 Third Street, Des Moines IA
Cost: Members: $125.00 / Non-Members: $150.00
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IOWWA - JANUARY 10, 2023 - IDPH PLUMBING SESSIONS

IOWWA Pre-Conference - Tues., Jan. 10, 2023, IDPH Plumbing Approved Sessions
Plumbing Discipline: Safety - 2.0 CE hours
Check-in 7:30 AM; Session 8:00 - 10:00 AM
NOTE: Safety discipline is not approved for the CIOWTS credential or the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer.

Plumbing Discipline: Plumbing Code - 2.0 CE hours
Plumbing Discipline: Plumbing - 4.0 CE hours
Check-in 10:15 AM; Session 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM (light lunch provided)
NOTE: Plumbing Code and Plumbing Disciplines are approved for 6.0 CE hours for the CIOWTS Installer Credential; not for the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer.

Hy-Vee Hall | Iowa Events Center | 730 Third Street, Des Moines IA
Cost: Members: $150.00 / Non-Members: $175.00
IOWWA Pre-Conference - Tues., Jan. 10, 2023, IDPH Plumbing Approved Sessions
Plumbing Discipline: Safety - 2.0 CE hours
Check-in 7:30 AM; Session 8:00 - 10:00 AM
NOTE: Safety discipline is not approved for the CIOWTS credential or the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer.

Plumbing Discipline: Plumbing Code - 2.0 CE hours
Plumbing Discipline: Plumbing - 4.0 CE hours
Check-in 10:15 AM; Session 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM (light lunch provided)
NOTE: Plumbing Code and Plumbing Disciplines are approved for 6
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IOWWA - January 11-12, 2023 Annual Conference - Includes Option One Active 2023 Membership

Wed., Jan. 11 - 7:00 AM Registration open; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sessions; 5.0 CE hours available; President's Reception 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Thurs., Jan. 12 - 7:00 AM Registration Open; 7:30 - 3:00 PM Sessions; 4.0 CE hours available; 12:00 Noon - 1:15 PM IOWWA Annual Business Meeting
Fee: Members: *$150.00 / Non-Members: $300.00
*2023 Membership fee must be paid to use conference member fee (member expiration date of 2023). If multiple active persons, complete the membership application. (Membership is not the same as the CIOWTS credential).
Lodging: Hilton Des Moines Downtown, 433 Park St. Call 515-241-1456. Rate: $143/night+taxes. Block drops Dec. 18, 2022.

Hy-Vee Hall | Iowa Events Center, 730 Third St., Des Moines IA
Cost: Members: $150.00 / Non-Members: $300.00
Wed., Jan. 11 - 7:00 AM Registration; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sessions; 5 CE hours. Thurs., Jan. 12 - 7:00 AM Registration; 7:30 - 3:00 PM Sessions; 4 CE hours; 12:00 Noon - 1:15 PM Annual Business Meeting. Fee: Members: *$150/Non-Members: $300. *2023 Membership fee must be paid to use member fee (member expiration date of 2023). Lodging: Hilton Des Moines Downtown, 433 Park St. Call 515-241-1456. Rate: $143/night+taxes. Block drops Dec. 18, 2022.
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DMACC ONSITE WASTEWATER TRAINING

The "Register Now" will re-direct you to the DMACC Onsite Wastewater Training Center website. Workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Fees are determined and paid to DMACC.

Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
The "Register Now" will re-direct you to the DMACC Onsite Wastewater Training Center website. Workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Fees are determined and paid to DMACC.
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ORENCO SYSTEMS - Onsite Wastewater Webinars

Orenco Systems has scheduled webinars that are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now" link to be re-directed to the Orenco training web site. Trainings listed in the "Residential Webinars" are approved for the CIOWTS continuing education. NOTE: CE hours are available for Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Contact Cory Frank, email: cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
Virtual
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
Orenco Systems has scheduled webinars that are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now!" link to be re-directed to the Orenco training web site. Trainings listed in the "Residential Webinars" are approved for CIOWTS continuing education. NOTE: CE hours are available for Iowa DNR Time of Transfer. Contact Cory Frank at cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
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Infiltrator Water Technologies Webinars

Infiltrator Water Technologies "upcoming" webinars are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now" link to be re-directed to the Infiltrator Water Technologies training web site. NOTE: Continuing education hours are available for the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer licensing. Contact Cory Frank at cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
Virtual
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
Infiltrator Water Technologies "upcoming" webinars are approved for the CIOWTS credential continuing education. Select the "Register Now" link to be re-directed to the Infiltrator Water Technologies training web site. NOTE: Continuing education hours are available for the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer licensing. Contact Cory Frank at cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or call 515-689-7941 for pre-approval.
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National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association (NOWRA)

NOWRA online workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer License. Refer to the NOWRA website for course titles, registration and fees. Fees are paid directly to NOWRA. If you have questions about the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer approved workshops, contact Cory Frank, Iowa DNR. Email: cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or by phone 515-689-7941.
Virtual
Cost: Members: $0.00 / Non-Members: $0.00
NOWRA online workshops are approved for the CIOWTS credential and the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer License. Refer to the NOWRA website for course titles, registration and fees. Fees are paid directly to NOWRA. If you have questions about the Iowa DNR Time of Transfer approved workshops, contact Cory Frank, Iowa DNR. Email: cory.frank@dnr.iowa.gov or by phone 515-689-7941.
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