To be considered for Certification by the FIPA Board of Directors, applicants must meet the following criteria; a grade of 70% or greater achieved on the certification exam and the following minimum qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS TO TAKE CERTIFICATION EXAMS   C Level (basic): 1. Must furnish evidence of high school diploma or equivalent. 2. Must have accumulated 1 year experience in industrial pretreatment, wastewater collection or treatment, water/reclaimed water distribution or treatment, and/or laboratory sampling or analysis. 3. Must have successfully completed the Industrial Pretreatment "C" Level course through FIPA or the Florida Water and Pollution Control Operators Association (FWPCOA).   B Level (intermediate): 1. Must have "C" Level certification through FIPA or FWPCOA. 2. Must have accumulated 2 years experience performing daily duties in industrial pretreatment. 3. Must have successfully completed the Industrial Pretreatment "B" Level course through FIPA or FWPCOA.   A Level (advanced): 1. Must have "B" Level certification through FIPA or FWPCOA. 2. Must have accumulated 3 years experience performing daily duties in industrial pretreatment. 3. One year of IP experience must have been at a supervisory level. 4. Must have successfully completed the Industrial Pretreatment "A" Level course through FIPA or FWPCOA.   FOG Management: 1. Must have accumulated 6 months experience in grease trap or oil/water separator device maintenance, grease trap or oil/water separator device inspection, grease prevention program code enforcement, industrial pretreatment, wastewater collection or treatment, water/reclaimed water distribution or treatment, and/or laboratory sampling or analysis.     
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The Florida Industrial Pretreatment Association (FIPA) is an organization for individuals who work in and/or are associated within the Industrial Pretreatment (IP) profession.
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