To work as a septic tank servicer or sewer pipe cleaner, you typically need to:
- have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
- complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.
Education after high school
No formal education is required beyond high school. Septic tank servicer and sewer pipe cleaner jobs tend to be entry-level jobs that require little or no previous work experience.
Most septic tank servicers and sewer pipe cleaners learn their skills on the job. They are trained by experienced workers. Training may take several months to one year.