Qualification details

NWP20115 - Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2015

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Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBCMM201 - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplace Elective
BSBCUS201 - Deliver a service to customersDeliver a service to customers Elective
BSBWHS201 - Contribute to health and safety of self and othersContribute to health and safety of self and others Elective
BSBWHS301 - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safety Elective
BSBWOR202 - Organise and complete daily work activitiesOrganise and complete daily work activities Elective
CPCCCM1015A - Carry out measurements and calculationsCarry out measurements and calculations Elective
FSKDIG03 - Use digital technology for routine workplace tasksUse digital technology for routine workplace tasks Elective
MSAPMOHS216A - Operate breathing apparatusOperate breathing apparatus Elective
MSS404061A - Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work areaFacilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area Elective
NWPGEN001 - Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislationApply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation Core
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 712921 Waste Water Or Water Plant Operator 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Water Well Drilling,Wastewater Treatment,Water Administration 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Bore Field Operator,Maintenance Assistant (Water Industry),Assistant Networks Operator,Assistant Groundwater Extraction Operator (Groundwater Operator),Assistant Operator (water treatment),Groundwater Extraction Operator,Stormwater, Drainage and Sewerage Labourer,Wastewater Collection System Operator 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712921 Waste Water Or Water Plant Operator 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 07/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release

Comments

1

This qualification was released in NWP Water Training Package release 1.0 and meets the Standards for Training Packages.

  • New qualification. Streams developed to better reflect occupational outcomes.

Qualification Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies in water industry operations or specialisation in networks, source, irrigation or treatment.

The general qualification covers the skills required to assist in a broad range of water operations.

The networks specialisation covers the skills required to assist in network operations.

The source specialisation covers the skills required to assist in source operations.

The irrigation specialisation covers the skills required to assist in irrigation operations

The treatment specialisation covers the skills required to assist in monitoring, operating and controlling treatment processes.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Additional qualification advice 

Where a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (field of study) e.g. Certificate II in Water Industry Operations (Networks).

Packaging Rules

11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 2 core units
  • 9 elective units

Specialisation 

The candidate may complete either the general qualification or specialise in networks, source, irrigation or treatment by selecting elective units as specified in the table below.

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All elective units selected from outside this qualification must reflect the occupational and learning outcomes of this AQF qualification level. Seek further advice on selecting imported units of competency in the NWP Implementation Guide.

Where a prerequisite unit is attached to an elective unit it is identified by this symbol ∟.

The prerequisite units attached to any of the elective units must be undertaken and are additional to the number of elective units required for the qualification.

Elective units selected must not duplicate content already covered by other units in this qualification .

Core units 

NWPGEN001

Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation

NWPGEN003

Apply the environmental and licensing procedures of the water industry

Group A: Work health safety 

BSBWHS201

Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

Group B: Sampling and testing 

NWPGEN007

Sample and test drinking water

NWPGEN008

Sample and test wastewater

NWPSOU001

Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

Group C: Networks 

NWPNET002

Prepare and restore work site

NWPNET003

Control electrical risk on metallic pipes

NWPNET004

Monitor and operate network systems

NWPNET011

Locate, identify and protect utilities

NWPNET021

Install metering equipment

NWPNET022

Maintain and repair networks assets for drinking water

NWPNET023

Maintain and repair networks assets for wastewater

NWPNET024

Maintain and repair network assets for bulkwater

NWPNET031

Construct and install water distribution assets

NWPNET032

Construct and install wastewater assets

NWPNET043

Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems

NWPIRR001

Monitor and operate irrigation and domestic delivery systems

NWPIRR002

Operate basic flow control and regulating devices in irrigation systems

NWPIRR011

Install devices for irrigation systems

NWPIRR012

Construct open earthen channels and drains

NWPIRR013

Construct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assets

NWPIRR021

Maintain and repair irrigation channels and drains

RIICCM205D

Carry out manual excavation

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

Group D: Source 

NWPSOU002

Control vegetation on a site

NWPSOU011

Maintain catchment and surrounding areas

NWPSOU012

Monitor, inspect and report catchment operations

NWPSOU021

Inspect and maintain basic dams and water storages

NWPSOU051

Monitor and operate groundwater extraction

NWPSOU054

Monitor and operate pump stations

NWPNET022

Maintain and repair networks assets for drinking water

NWPNET023

Maintain and repair networks assets for wastewater

Group E: Irrigation 

NWPIRR002

Operate basic flow control and regulating devices in irrigation systems

NWPIRR012

Construct open earthen channels and drains

NWPIRR013

Construct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assets

NWPIRR021

Maintain and repair irrigation channels and drains

NWPIRR041

Identify and apply water entitlements and delivery processes

NWPNET004

Monitor and operate network systems

NWPNET022

Maintain and repair networks assets for water

NWPNET023

Maintain and repair networks assets for wastewater

Group F: Treatment 

NWPTRT001

Operate and control water treatment processes

NWPTRT012

Operate and control fluoride addition processes

NWPTRT013

Operate and control liquefied chlorine gas disinfection processes

NWPTRT052

Operate and control hypochlorite disinfection processes

NWPTRT053

Operate and control UV processes

NWPTRT055

Operate chlorine dioxide processes

NWPTRT056

Operate and control ozone processes

NWPTRT061

Operate and control wastewater processes

NWPTRT071

Operate and control pre-treatment processes

NWPTRT073

Operate and control wastewater sedimentation processes

NWPTRT101

Operate and control lagoon processes

NWPGEN012

Support the role and functions of the water industry

NWPSOU051

Monitor and operate groundwater extraction

NWPSOU054

Monitor and operate pump stations

Group G: General elective units 

NWPGEN011

Use maps, plans, drawings and specifications

NWPGEN012

Support the role and functions of the water industry

NWPNET002

Prepare and restore work site

CPCCCM1015A

Carry out measurements and calculations

RIISAM204D

Operate small plant and equipment

BSBCMM201

Communicate in the workplace

BSBCUS201

Deliver a service to customers

BSBWOR202

Organise and complete daily work activities

FSKDIG03

Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks

MSAPMOHS216A

Operate breathing apparatus

MSS404061A

Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWHS302D

Implement traffic management plan

UEENEEK101A

Maintain safety and tidiness of remote area power supply systems

∟UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

∟UEENEEK102A Work safely with remote area power supply systems

∟UEENEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

UEENEEK102A

Work safely with remote area power supply systems

∟UEENEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

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