AWT Operator Certification Program Development Timeline

Tasks Completed

✔ AWT Operator Certification Committee formed
✔ Group of Subject Matter Experts identified and interviewed
✔ Job analysis completed
✔ KSAs finished for grades 3-5
✔ Minimum qualifications developed for grades 3-5
✔ Market research/forecasts written
✔ Business plan/budgets outlined
✔ CA-NV AWWA & CWEA Memorandum of Agreement signed
✔ Selected Dainis and Company as our exam development consultant
✔ Interview Subject Matter Experts (SME)
✔ Engage SMEs with item writing (exam questions)
✔ Creation of SME extraction document of all interviews

Tasks Ahead

⦾Review Items
⦾ Rate items based upon minimally competent operator answering correctly
⦾ Determine passing score
⦾ Create exam form (Grade 3)
⦾ Deliver first exams in spring 2019
⦾ Create exam form (Grade 4)
⦾ Create exam form (Grade 5)