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  • NWP30215

Certificate III in Water Industry Operations (Networks)

At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career in the water industry with this course and become an assistant network operator.

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NWP30215 Certificate III in Water Industry Operations (Networks)

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Course overview

Course overview

This qualification provides the trainee with industry focused training required to monitor, operate and maintain network operations.

The trainee undertaking this role will be responsible for: maintaining, installing and construction of network assets

Units

The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete 2 mandatory and 9 elective units from the list below. Electives are tailored to your workplace.
These units form part of NWP30215 - Certificate III in Water Operations.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
NWPGEN004
Assess, implement and report environmental procedures
NWPGEN001
Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
NWPIRR051
Provide and promote customer service
NWPNET043
Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems
NWPNET042
Monitor and operate wastewater collection and transfer systems
NWPNET015
Perform leak detection
NWPNET014
Perform odour and infiltration investigations
NWPNET012
Use locating devices
RIISAM204D
Operate small plant and equipment
RIISAM203D
Use hand and power tools
RIICCM210D
Install trench support
RIICCM208D
Carry out basic levelling
RIICCM207D
Spread and compact materials manually
BSBWHS303
Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

Note: 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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • 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 is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

Sound Achievement in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent is recommended.

Students 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 SkillsTech'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
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland