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  • NWP30219

Certificate III in Water Industry Operations

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At a glance

At a glance

Expand your knowledge in water industry operations and learn specialist skills to monitor, operate and maintain network operations. 

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Maintenance Assistant (Water Industry)
  • Water Services Officer
  • Water Compliance Manager
  • Diversions Officer (Water)
  • Wastewater Collection System Operator
  • Reservoir Operator
  • Networks Operator
  • Catchment Operator (Technical)
  • Maintenance Operator (Water Industry)
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NWP30219 Certificate III in Water Industry Operations

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Course overview

Course overview

Expand your knowledge in water industry operations with this specialist course and learn industry-specific skills to monitor, operate and maintain network operations. 

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 general skills and knowledge in water industry operations, as well as specialist skills and knowledge to install, monitor, operate and maintain network operations. Depending on your employment needs, select from electives including disinfecting, manual excavations, leak detection or hydrants and sewer systems.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBWHS308
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processes
NWPGEN019
Assess, implement and report environmental procedures
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCCOM1015
Carry out measurements and calculations
NWPNET018
Disinfect network assets
NWPNET030
Identify and respond to water quality problems
NWPNET035
Perform odour and infiltration investigation
NWPNET036
Perform leak detection
NWPNET037
Inspect sewer or stormwater assets
NWPNET039
Maintain and repair network assets for drinking water
NWPNET040
Maintain and repair network assets for wastewater
NWPNET047
Install, maintain and repair hydrants
NWPNET051
Monitor and operate water distribution systems
NWPNET052
Monitor and operate wastewater collection and transfer systems
RIICCM205E
Carry out manual excavation
RIICCM207D
Spread and compact materials manually
RIICCM210D
Install trench support
RIISAM204E
Operate small plant and equipment

Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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

Payment options

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.

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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
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

  • Sound Achievement in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent is recommended.
  • You must be employed in the water industry to be able to complete the mandatory on-the-job component for each unit.

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.

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.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland