Environmental Engineering Certification

In this article, we will explore what an Environmental Engineering certification is, why it is important, and how you can go about getting certified in Environmental Engineering and Science by Sanfoundry for free.

What is an Environmental Engineering certification?
An Environmental Engineering certification is a professional credential demonstrating an individual’s proficiency in Environmental Engineering. The certified professional has in-depth knowledge of topics such as:

  • importance of environment by assessing its impact on the human world.
  • envisioning the surrounding environment, its functions and its value.
  • application of emerging technologies for the treatment of waste water.
  • design of treatment units for water and waste water.
  • investigating of physical, chemical & biological parameter of water.
  • knowledge of nature and facts about the environment.
  • implementation of scientific, technological, economic, and political solutions to environmental problems.
  • knowledge of the interrelationship between a living organism and environment.
  • assessment of water demand and optimal size of water mains.
  • knowledge of the dynamic processes and understand the features of the earth’s interior and surface.
  • familiarity with the integrated themes and biodiversity, natural resources, pollution control, and waste management.
  • knowledge of environmental pollution (air, water, solid, noise), various pollutants sources, adverse effects, and environmental legislation.
  • knowledge of the meteorological aspects, air pollutant dispersion, sampling and measurement, control methods, and equipment.
  • layout design of the distribution system & assessment of the capacity of reservoirs.
  • design of various waste water treatment systems.

Which certification is best to work in the field of Environmental Engineering?
Environmental engineering has a number of certifications that are available for you to choose from. Sanfoundry offers free certification in the field of Environmental Engineering. Other certifications include, Environmental Certification and Certified Environmental Professional (PCEP).

What type of job can I get with an Environmental Engineering certification?
There are many different types of environmental engineering jobs. Some of these include Environmental engineer, Environmental scientist, Water resources engineer, Environmental technician, Environmental health and safety specialist, Environmental Manager, Environmental Compliance Officer, and Project Engineer.

What topics are covered in the Environmental Engineering certification course exam?
Here’s the complete syllabus of the exam.

Environmental Engineering Certification Syllabus
Water Demand and Quantity Quality of Water Unit Operations
Screening and Aeration Sedimentation Filtration
Properties of Disinfection Water Softening Miscellaneous Treatment Methods
Pumps and Pumping Conveyance and Distribution of Water Water Supply for Building
Collection & Conveyance of Sewage Waste Water Flow Rate Hydraulic Design of Sewers
Construction of Sewers Sewer Appurtenances Sewage Pumping
Wastewater Characteristics Natural Methods of Wastewater Disposal Unit Operations for Wastewater Treatment
Preliminary Treatment Sedimentation & Chemical Clarification Sewage Filtration
Activated Sludge Process Solid Waste Management Aerobic & Anaerobic Stabilization Units
Air Pollution Atmosphere & Greenhouse Gases Particulates, Acid Rain & Aerosols

Sanfoundry Environmental Engineering Certification

Sanfoundry offers online certification in Environmental Engineering for free. The certification exam is divided into two parts: Qualifier Test and Certification Test.

First step is to take the "Qualifier Test". If you have scored at least a B grade in the "Qualifier Test", then only you would be eligible to take part in the online "Certification Test". If you have scored an A* (Genius) or A (Excellent) grade in the certification test, then you will be awarded a “Certificate of Merit” in Environmental Engineering from Sanfoundry.

Environmental Engineering Certification Exam Overview:

Here are the details and format of the Certification Exam:

  • Format: Online & Multiple Choice
  • Prerequisite: Yes (Qualifier Test)
  • Total Questions: 50
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Negative Marking: Yes
  • Fee: Free
Marking Scheme:
In the online certification test, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer. So, you have to be more careful in your test. If needed, you should skip to the next question and come back to that question later so that you can manage the time more effectively during the test.

Based on your score, you would be given one of the following Grades:

Grade A* – Genius (You scored 100%)
Grade A – Excellent (Your score is in the range of 80% to 99%)
Grade B – Good (Your score is in the range of 60% to 80%)
Grade C – Average (Your score is in the range of 40% to 60%)
Grade D – Poor (Your score is in the range of 0% to 40%)

Steps to get the Free Environmental Engineering Certificate

How to prepare for Environmental Engineering Certification Exam?
Before you start taking the certification test, it is important to study and practice our collection of 1000 Environmental Engineering MCQs and check your progress by taking this subject specific Practice & Mock Tests.

Once you are ready, follow the below mentioned steps:
  1. Sign up with Sanfoundry.
  2. Take this Environmental Engineering Qualifier Test.
  3. Score at least B Grade in the Qualifier test in order to be qualified to take the certification exam.
  4. Once you have qualified, you can take this Environmental Engineering Certification Test anytime (24×7).
  5. If you have scored either A* Grade (Genius) or A Grade (Excellent) in the test, then you are eligible for a "Certificate of Merit".
  6. Fill this feedback form and download your certificate of merit from here. Kindly note that we issue certificate-of-merit on a monthly basis only i.e., on 5th of the next month.
  7. Check your name in the list of top-rankers live here.
Note: If you face a technical problem during the test, you should take a screenshot of your Monitor and send it to [email protected] along with your contact number so we can call you back soon.

Environmental Engineering Certification FAQs

1. Is a certification required to work in Environmental Engineering? Will it get me a job?
A certification is not mandatory, but it demonstrates your expertise in this field. So the benefit of a certification is that it can help make the process easier by showing employers that you have the skills necessary for the given job.

2. Can I do Environmental Engineering certification if I am a beginner?
Yes, but you should prepare the subject thoroughly by studying all the chapters and topics.

3. Is the Environmental Engineering exam hard?
This subject is not difficult to learn, but it's not an easy subject either. If you've practiced Environmental Engineering in-depth, then the test might be a little easier for you.

4. How long does it take to earn an Environmental Engineering certification?
The amount of time it takes to earn the certification varies depending on individual circumstances and level of experience. It typically takes several months of studying and practice to prepare for the certification exam.

5. Can I earn a college credit for my Environmental Engineering course if I am certified?
It depends on your college. There are few colleges and institutions which prefer the students to be certified by external institutions for a credit course. So, kindly check with your college.

6. Can I get certified in Environmental Engineering online?
Yes, Sanfoundry offers free online certificate in Environmental Engineering.

7. Which online Environmental Engineering Certification Course is the best?
Each online certification course has a specific focus and it prepares you for different skillset. So, there is no single best course on Environmental Engineering. The best you can do is to get a free certificate on this from Sanfoundry. If you are doing a self-study, you can learn the basics in the free Environmental Engineering Certification Course.

8. Can I get Environmental Engineering certification for free? How much it cost?
Yes, you can get the certification for free. A Certificate by Sanfoundry is 100% free for everyone.

9. How long is Environmental Engineering certification valid? Does it expire?
The certificate is valid for life. There is no need to renew your certificate or take any further steps to keep your certification active.

10. Who is eligible to take the Environmental Engineering certification exam?
Anyone who has been "working" or "studying" the subject can take the certification exam.

11. What is the format of the certification exam?
It is MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) based.

12. Is there any negative marking in the online certification exam?
In the Certification exam, you will be given 2 points for every correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of -1 for every wrong answer.

13. How many times can I take the certification exam?
You can attempt the certification exam 2 times a month.

14. Are there any resources or materials available to help me prepare for the Environmental Engineering Certification exam?
You should practice Sanfoundry Environmental Engineering MCQs. Additionally, you can refer to the collection of best Environmental Engineering Books.

15. Are there any prerequisites for Environmental Engineering certification?
Yes, there is one prerequisite. You have to complete the qualifier test before taking the certification test.

16. How do I get certified in Environmental Engineering?
Take the Sanfoundry test, get either an A* Grade (Genius) or an A Grade (Excellent) in the Environmental Engineering certification exam, and earn a free certificate of merit from us.

17. How do I register for the certification exam? How to get started?
Simply signup with Sanfoundry and take the test as mentioned here.

If you find any mistake above, kindly email to [email protected]

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