Qualification details

NWP30215 - Certificate III 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
AHCLPW306A - Undertake sampling and testing of waterUndertake sampling and testing of water Elective
BSBCMM301 - Process customer complaintsProcess customer complaints Elective
BSBCUS301 - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customers Elective
BSBFLM305 - Support operational planSupport operational plan Elective
BSBFLM312 - Contribute to team effectivenessContribute to team effectiveness Elective
BSBINM301 - Organise workplace informationOrganise workplace information Elective
BSBWHS301 - Maintain workplace safetyMaintain workplace safety Elective
BSBWHS302 - Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplaceApply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace Elective
BSBWHS303 - Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk controlParticipate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control Elective
BSBWHS304 - Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processesParticipate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes Elective
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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 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Water Administration,Water Monitoring and Treatment,Wastewater Treatment 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Dams Safety Surveillance Officer,Bulkwater Operator,Pipelayer,Dams Operator,Assistant Dams Officer (Surface Water Operator),Maintenance Assistant (Water Industry),Catchment Operator (Compliance and Enforcement),Drainlayer,River Operator,Hydrometric Monitoring Assistant,Assistant Hydrographer,Water Services Officer,Catchment Ranger,Water Compliance Manager,Diversions Officer (water),Wastewater Collection System Operator,Reservoir Operator,Catchment Operator (Land Management),Networks Operator,Catchment Operator (Technical),Maintenance Operator (Water Industry) 

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 514 Certificate III 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 operate in a broad range of water operations.

The networks specialisation covers the skills required to monitor, operate and maintain network operations.

The source specialisation covers the skills required to monitor, operate and maintain source operations.

The hydrography specialisation covers the skills required to monitor, operate and maintain hydrography operations.

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 III in Water Industry Operations (field of study) e.g. Certificate III 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 or hydrography 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

NWPGEN004

Assess, implement and report environmental procedures

Group A: Work health safety 

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

BSBWHS302

Apply knowledge of WHS legislation in the workplace

BSBWHS303

Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

BSBWHS304

Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes

Group B: Sampling and testing 

NWPGEN007

Sample and test drinking water

NWPGEN008

Sample and test wastewater

NWPGEN009

Perform complex testing

NWPSOU001

Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPSOU003

Identify and confirm blue-green algae

AHCLPW306A

Undertake sampling and testing of water

Group C: Construction 

CPCCCM2004A

Handle construction materials

∟ CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

RIICRC202D

Install signs

CPCCCM2003B

Calculate and cost construction work

PMBWELD301B

Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines

PMBWELD302B

Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines

PMBWELD305B

Install polyethylene plastic pressure pipelines

PMBWELD308B

Install PVC plastic pressure pipelines

RIICBS310D

Conduct patching operations

RIICCM205D

Carry out manual excavation

RIICCM207D

Spread and compact materials manually

RIICCM208D

Carry out basic levelling

RIICCM209D

Carry out concrete work

RIICCM210D

Install trench support

RIICCM211D

Erect and dismantle temporary fencing and gates

RIICCM301D

Construct and dismantle fences and gates

RIICPL304D

Install pre-cast gully pits

RIICPL305D

Install pre-cast access chambers

RIICRC303D

Lay pavers

RIICRC314D

Handle concrete materials

RIICRC315D

Use concreting materials and equipment

RIICRC323D

Insert tie bars in fresh concrete

RIICWM501D

Implement civil construction plan

RIIHAN211D

Conduct basic scaffolding operations

RIIMPO327D

Conduct pipe layer operations

RIISAM203D

Use hand and power tools

RIISAM204D

Operate small plant and equipment

RIIWHS202D

Enter and work in confined spaces

RIIWHS204D

Work safely at heights

RIIWMG203D

Drain and dewater civil construction site

Group D: Networks 

NWPNET001

Disinfect networks assets

NWPNET003

Control electrical risk on metallic pipes

NWPNET012

Use locating devices

NWPNET013

Identify and respond to water problems

NWPNET014

Perform odour and infiltration investigations

NWPNET015

Perform leak detection

NWPNET016

Inspect sewer or stormwater line

NWPNET026

Inspect, maintain and repair hydrants

NWPNET027

Monitor and control vacuum sewer system

NWPNET041

Monitor and operate water distribution systems

NWPNET042

Monitor and operate wastewater collection and transfer systems

NWPNET043

Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems

NWPNET044

Test and commission water distribution systems

NWPNET045

Test and commission wastewater collection systems

NWPIRR003

Inspect and operate surface water systems

NWPIRR014

Install meters for rural water supplies

NWPIRR022

Maintain meters for rural water supplies

RIISAM203D

Use hand and power tools

RIICCM205D

Carry out manual excavation

RIICCM209D

Carry out concrete work

RIICCM210D

Install trench support

RIICWM501A

Implement civil construction plan

RIIMPO327D

Conduct pipe layer operations

Group E: Source 

NWPSOU013

Monitor and coordinate catchment operations

NWPSOU022

Monitor and control dam operations

NWPSOU023

Monitor and implement dam maintenance

NWPSOU024

Inspect and report on concrete dam safety

NWPSOU025

Inspect and report on embankment dam safety

NWPSOU027

Route floods through storages

NWPSOU029

Conduct and report dam safety instrumentation monitoring

NWPSOU030

Inspect and report river performance

NWPSOU031

Operate and maintain locks and weirs

NWPSOU032

Operate and maintain fishways

NWPSOU033

Operate and maintain salt interception works

NWPSOU052

Inspect and operate groundwater regulation

NWPNET043

Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems

Group F: Hydrography 

NWPHYD011

Measure and process low and medium flows using area velocity methods

NWPHYD012

Establish monitoring sites

NWPGEN012

Support the role and functions of the water industry

FSKNUM21

Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work

MSL904001A

Perform standard calibrations

MSL922001A

Record and present data

Group G: General elective units 

NWPGEN013

Apply principles of chemistry to water systems and processes

NWPIRR051

Provide and promote customer service

NWPTRD011

Investigate and report breaches of water industry legislation

NWPTRT001

Operate and control water treatment processes

NWPTRT061

Operate and control wastewater processes

BSBCMM301

Process customer complaints

BSBCUS301

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBFLM305

Support operational plan

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

CPCPPS5024A

Conduct a water audit and identify water-saving initiatives

CPPHSA4003A

Assess household water use

MSS404061A

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

RIIWHS302D

Implement traffic management plan

TLID2003A

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

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