The online Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course offered by York University in Toronto, Canada, will take place September 7 through December 2, 2022, with the registration deadline being August 31.
The course offers participants an opportunity to gain essential knowledge and skills on safe water supply in humanitarian emergencies. The course covers the theoretical fundamentals of, and practical considerations for, the design and operation of water supply systems in humanitarianism response including source water selection, water quality, water treatment, distribution and the safe water chain and outbreak preparedness and response.
Over the 12 weeks, participants will engage in an online learning experience consisting of curated readings, knowledge-testing quizzes, lectures from experienced engineering practitioners and faculty and small group problem-based learning activities guided by facilitators. A certificate will be offered to participants upon successful completion of the course.
The course is intended to help individuals prepare to work as WASH practitioners in the humanitarian sector.
For more information, visit hwe.dighr.org.