Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources


Department of Education Career Cluster: Agriculture Food and Natural Resources

Program Hours: 155

Occupational Completion Point: A

Campus Location: FTI Palm Coast Water Treatment Plant #3, 400 Peavy Grade, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Program Description

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the career Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Water Treatment sector of the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.

The content includes but is not limited to source water or influent characteristics; treatment facility unit processes and operational techniques; water quality and identification; identifying treatment goals and measuring their achievement; disinfection; process control techniques; sampling, testing, and laboratory analysis; supervision; operation maintenance and inspection of facility equipment; application of current DEP regulations and standards; facility administration and management techniques; and troubleshooting operational control problems. The emphasis is on skills that are needed for effective treatment process control and troubleshooting.



A certificate of completion is awarded to a student upon successful completion of all program requirements.



Career information can be found at Below is information on Water Treatment Technology. (CIP Code [6 digit]:  51.8031).


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