Alabama Water Watch Monitoring Training – Birmingham
Training Description: Become a certified Volunteer Monitor through this hybrid (online and in-person) training opportunity! Available certifications include AWW Water Chemistry Monitoring and Bacteriological Monitoring. You must complete each of the steps outlined below to receive your monitoring certification.
This training will be led by Volunteer Trainers
Follow these steps to get started:
1. Register for training through this form by February 27th, 2024.
2. Select the monitoring type(s) for which you would like certification through this form.
On October 3rd
Participate in the Kick-Off Zoom from 12-1 pm. This is not required for certification but will help you navigate the training process and meet AWW Staff.
By Midnight on March 13th
Complete the self-paced, online coursework for the monitoring type(s) of interest.
On March 15th
Attend the in-person Field Day at the Birmingham Zoo where you will demonstrate your ability to conduct monitoring tests under the observation of an AWW Trainer. Participants will be expected to follow CDC guidelines regarding in-person gatherings during the training.
Field Day Schedule: 10am-4pm
9:45 am Check-In for Bacteriological Monitoring Session
10:00 am Bacteriological Monitoring Session
12:00 pm Lunch Break
12:45 pm Check-In for Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
1:00 pm Water Chemistry Monitoring Session
4:00 pm Adjourn
You will receive additional details for each of these steps closer to the workshop date.
Only your name, email, phone number, and mailing address are required to register for this event. We ask for optional information so we can better understand our effectiveness in serving all Alabama citizens and for reporting general, anonymous statistics to our federal and state funders. We do not share any specific information you provide.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs.
Contact AWW with any questions: 1-888-844-4785 or firstname.lastname@example.org.