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NWP20119

Certificate II in Water Industry Operations

Kick start your career in the water industry with this entry-level course and get the skills needed to work with irrigation, networks, water sources and the treatment of water. 

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TIME Anytime
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus Apprenticeships and Traineeships
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession
$1,445
Subsidised
$1,775
Full Fee
$4,765
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Course overview

Kick start your career in the water industry with this entry-level course. Develop skills in irrigation, networks, water sources and the treatment of water and get qualified to work as an operator in irrigation, surface water, wastewater, or water networks. 

The Australian Government's Job Outlook service predicts this growing industry will have up to 10,000 job openings over the next five years.

In this course you will learn how to contribute to the health and safety of others by following environmental and licensing procedures. You will also learn how to install, monitor and operate specialised equipment, and monitor processes including wastewater treatment and lagoon and water irrigation. 

Successful completion of this course will enable you to launch your career in a number of roles in the water industry such as irrigation field operator, surface water operator, or wastewater assistant operator.

What can I do?

  • Irrigation Field Operator
  • Surface Water Operator
  • Wastewater Assistant Operator
  • Water Assistant Operator
  • Water Networks Assistant Operator

Course outcome:

NWP20119 Certificate II in Water Industry Operations

Further study

At TAFE Queensland we believe in providing opportunities and quality pathways to further learning. This course provides a pathway to higher-level qualifications in the water industry. 

Industry-experienced teachers

You will be taught by qualified professionals with years of industry experience. Our teachers maintain close industry ties to ensure training reflects current industry practice.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 9 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS201
    Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS201
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others

  • UNIT CODE
  • NWPGEN018
    Follow environmental and licensing procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    NWPGEN018
    Unit description :
  • UNIT NAME
  • Follow environmental and licensing procedures

CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Eagle Farm
Anytime
up to 6 months per unit
Self-paced
Online
  • Concession: $1,445
  • Subsidised: $1,775
  • Full fee: $4,765
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Eagle Farm
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Eagle Farm
Anytime
up to 6 months per unit
Self-paced
Online
  • Concession: $1,445
  • Subsidised: $1,775
  • Full fee: $4,765
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Eagle Farm
Traineeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE

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Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (NWP20119)

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Certificate II in Water Industry Operations

COURSE CODE: NWP20119
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

While there are no formal entry requirements for this course, TAFE Queensland requires you to already be employed in the industry as or ready to enrol as an apprentice or trainee.

It is assumed that you will be receiving appropriate structured on-the-job training while undertaking this qualification.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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