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Table 1 Curricula for Operator and Administrator training courses

From: Impact on diarrhoeal illness of a community educational intervention to improve drinking water quality in rural communities in Puerto Rico

Common courses Hours Administrator courses Hours Operator courses Hours
Basic commercial Spanish 60 Keyboard and word processing 90 Computer use 90
Basic commercial English 60 Human relations 60 Mathematics for water operators 90
Basic commercial mathematics 60 Information processes in water systems management 120 Biology 90
Environmental health 90 Water systems management 90 Physics 60
Introduction to potable water regulation 90 Document administration 60 Chemistry 60
   Accounting principles 90 Potable water treatment 180
   Internship 215 Operation of water treatment plants 150
     Practical work 405