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Certification Overview

The information listed below will assist you in applying for your license. Please make sure that you included all pertinent information along with your application. Once your application has been received it will be reviewed for completeness. If your application has been deemed “incomplete” you will receive a letter within 30 days advising you of any deficiencies and any corrective action that needs to be taken. If your application is “approved” you will receive a license and wall certificate in about four weeks. You will not receive any other letter regarding your approval.

Licensure Eligibility

To be eligible for operator licensure the applicant must meet the following criteria:

Class D Operator

  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Obtain a passing score on the Class D examination
  • 3  months experience

or

  • Document successful completion of the appropriate training course no more than five years before the application submittal and have at least one hour of experience under a certified operator in lieu of the 3 months experience requirement

Class C Operator

  • Have a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • Document at least 1 year (2,080 hours) experience
  • Obtain a passing score on the Class C examination

Class B Operator

  • Have an active Class C license of the same type;
  • Document at least 3 years (6,240 hours) of experience
  • Obtain a passing score on the Class B examination

Class A Operator

  • Have an active Class B license of the same type;
  • Document at least 5 years (10,400 hours) of experience
  • Obtain a passing score on the Class A examination

Need further assistance or information regarding the program?

Operator Certification Program
Division of Water Resource Management
2600 Blair Stone Road, MS 3506
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2400
Phone 850-245-7500  Fax 850-245-8410

operator.certification@dep.state.fl.us

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November 15, 2017 - 11:40am

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