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SEDA Membrane Operator Certification (MOC) Course

This two (2) module series is designed to educate membrane plant operators on the specifics of membrane applications and operations.  All students must complete Module 1 prior to progressing to Modules 2 in order to obtain a SEDA MOC Certificate.  Each Module includes a comprehensive examination which must be successfully completed.

Module 1 includes the basis of understanding membrane systems.  Topics include:

  • Introduction to Membrane Processing
  • Pressure Driven Membranes
  • Vacuum Driven Membranes
  • Water Supplies
  • Water Chemistry
  • Chemical Dosing
  • Post Treatment
  • Pumps, Pipes, Valves
  • Instrumentation & Control

Module 2 includes detailed information regarding Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration systems.  Topics include:

  • Pre-Treatment Chemicals
  • Pre-Treatment Filtration
  • Membrane Designs and Applications
  • Operating Membrane Systems
  • Data Collection and Normalization
  • Troubleshooting
  • Membrane Cleaning
  • Concentrate Disposal

A third Module will be added to the MOC course in the near future.  Topics of Module 3 will focus on Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration processes.

Online SEDA Handbook for Membrane Plant Operators Order Form

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