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Qualification details

NWP30219 - Certificate III in Water Industry Operations (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to NWP30215 - Certificate III in Water Industry Operations 03/Feb/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to NWP30315 - Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment 03/Feb/2020
Supersedes and is equivalent to NWP30415 - Certificate III in Water Industry Irrigation 03/Feb/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 04/Feb/2020


Units of competency

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NWPNET019 - Prepare and restore worksitePrepare and restore worksiteElective
NWPTRT038 - Operate and control fixed film processesOperate and control fixed film processesElective
RIICBS310D - Conduct patching operationsConduct patching operationsElective
NWPTRT019 - Operate and control granular media filtersOperate and control granular media filtersElective
NWPTRT024 - Operate and control chloramination processesOperate and control chloramination processesElective
MSL922001 - Record and present dataRecord and present dataElective
NWPGEN017 - Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislationApply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislationElective
NWPNET037 - Inspect sewer or stormwater assetsInspect sewer or stormwater assetsElective
NWPCAD010 - Inspect and report on concrete dam safetyInspect and report on concrete dam safetyElective
CPCCDE3014A - Remove non-friable asbestosRemove non-friable asbestosElective
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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 Monitoring and Treatment,Water Administration,Water Well Drilling,Wastewater Treatment 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Wastewater Collection System Operator,Pipelayer,Water Compliance Manager,Water Services Officer,Catchment Ranger 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 712921 Waste Water Or Water Plant Operator 27/Mar/2020 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 27/Mar/2020 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 04/Feb/2020 
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Modification History

Release 1 – This is the first release of this qualification in NWP National Water Training Package.

Qualification Description

This is a qualification for those engaged in generalist water industry operations or specialisations in catchment and dams, civil construction, irrigation water supply, networks, treatment: water and wastewater, wastewater treatment or water treatment.

The general qualification covers skills and knowledge to obtain a broad range of skills in the water industry. It allows staff to apply operational and procedural practices under the appropriate level of supervision.

Group A: Specialist Elective - Catchment and Dams 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain water catchment and dam operations.

Group B: Specialist Elective - Civil Construction 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain civil construction operations.

Group C: Specialist Elective - Irrigation Water Supply 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain irrigation water supply operations.

Group D: Specialist Elective - Networks 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain network operations.

Group E: Specialist Elective - Treatment : Water and Wastewater 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain treatment operations for both water and wastewater.

Group F: Specialist Elective - Wastewater Treatment 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain wastewater treatment operations.

Group G: Specialist Elective - Water Treatment 

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain drinking water treatment operations.

Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur, the specialist elective unit group selected from the group choice below.

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

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

A total of 11 units  of competency comprising:

General Qualification 

  • 2 core units  listed below, plus
  • 9 elective units  selected from anywhere within this qualification, or 

Specialisations 

  • 2 core units  listed below, plus
  • 5 units  from one of the Groups: A, B, C, D, or F, or
  • 7 units  from Group E: (select 6 units  from specialist elective Groups: F and G, with a minimum of 2 units  from each Group), the selection must include NWPGEN017, or
  • 6 units  from Group G, the selection must include NWPGEN017, and
  • all remaining elective units  can be selected from anywhere within this qualification.

Up to 2 of the elective units  may be selected, with appropriate contextualisation from a qualification in this or any other endorsed Training Package, provided selected units contribute to the vocational outcome of the qualification.

Where imported units are selected, care must be taken to ensure all prerequisite units specified are complied with. Prerequisites attached to any of the units must be obtained and are additional to the number of units required for the qualification.

Where a prerequisite is attached to a unit it is identified by the symbol ∟.

Core units 

BSBWHS308

Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processes

NWPGEN019

Assess, implement and report environmental procedures

Group A: Catchment and Dams 

NWPCAD001

Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPCAD003

Identify and confirm blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPCAD006

Monitor and coordinate catchment operations

NWPCAD008

Monitor and control dam operations

NWPCAD009

Monitor and implement dam maintenance

NWPCAD010

Inspect and report on concrete dam safety

NWPCAD011

Inspect and report on embankment dam safety

NWPCAD012

Route floods through storages

NWPCAD013

Conduct and report dam safety instrumentation monitoring

NWPCAD014

Inspect and report river performance

NWPCAD015

Operate and maintain locks and weirs

NWPCAD016

Operate and maintain fishways

NWPCAD017

Operate and maintain salt interception works

NWPCAD018

Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems

NWPCAD020

Inspect and operate groundwater regulation

Group B: Civil Construction 

AHCSAW302

Implement erosion and sediment control measures

CPCCCM2004A

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

CPCCCM3005

Calculate costs of construction work

CPCCLDG3001A

Licence to perform dogging

FWPCOT2239

Trim and cut felled trees

PMBWELD301

Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines

PMBWELD302

Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines

PMBWELD305

Install polyethylene plastic pressure pipelines

PMBWELD308

Install PVC plastic pressure pipelines

RIICBS310D

Conduct patching operations

RIICCM205E

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

RIICPL302D

Install stormwater systems

RIICPL304D

Install pre-cast gully pits

RIICPL305D

Install pre-cast access chambers

RIICRC202D

Install signs

RIICRC301D

Maintain drainage systems

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

RIIHAN308F

Load and unload plant

RIIMPO327E

Conduct pipe layer operations

RIIRIS202D

Respond to site based spills

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

TLILIC0013

Licence to operate a slewing mobile crane (up to 60 tonnes)

Group C: Irrigation Water Supply 

NWPIWS001

Monitor and operate rural irrigation and domestic delivery systems

NWPIWS003

Inspect and operate water diversion systems

NWPIWS004

Install meters for rural water supplies

NWPIWS006

Maintain meters for rural water supplies

NWPIWS007

Detect and rectify faults with automated channel regulators

NWPIWS008

Monitor and conduct maintenance on rural irrigation assets

NWPIWS009

Monitor and control drainage operations

NWPIWS010

Monitor and control rural water distribution operations

NWPIWS012

Monitor and schedule water deliveries

Group D: Networks 

MSMWJ301

Operate a high pressure water jetting system

NWPGEN027

Monitor and operate pump stations

NWPIWS003

Inspect and operate water diversion systems

NWPIWS004

Install meters for rural water supplies

NWPIWS006

Maintain meters for rural water supplies

NWPNET018

Disinfect network assets

NWPNET020

Control electrical risk on metallic pipes

NWPNET028

Monitor and operate network systems

NWPNET030

Identify and respond to water quality problems

NWPNET035

Perform odour and infiltration investigations

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

NWPNET048

Monitor and control vacuum sewer systems

NWPNET051

Monitor and operate water distribution systems

NWPNET052

Monitor and operate wastewater collection and transfer systems

NWPNET053

Test and commission water distribution systems

NWPNET054

Test and commission wastewater collection systems

NWPTRT030

Operate and control odour removal processes

RIICCM205E

Carry out manual excavation

RIICCM209D

Carry out concrete work

RIICCM210D

Install trench support

RIICWM501D

Implement civil construction plan

RIIMPO327E

Conduct pipe layer operations

RIISAM203D

Use hand and power tools

Group E: Treatment: Water and Wastewater 

Up to 6 units from Groups F and G with a minimum of 2 units from each group.

NWPGEN017

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

Group F: Wastewater Treatment 

NWPCAD001

Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPGEN021

Sample and test wastewater

NWPGEN022

Perform laboratory testing

NWPTRT010

Operate and control sedimentation and clarification processes

NWPTRT016

Operate and control dissolved air flotation processes

NWPTRT019

Operate and control granular media filters

NWPTRT020

Operate and control membrane filters

NWPTRT024

Operate and control chloramination processes

NWPTRT028

Operate and control reclaimed water irrigation

NWPTRT030

Operate and control odour removal processes

NWPTRT036

Operate and control activated sludge processes

NWPTRT037

Operate and control nutrient removal processes

NWPTRT038

Operate and control fixed film processes

NWPTRT039

Operate and control solids handling processes

NWPTRT040

Operate and control digestion processes

NWPTRT046

Operate and control incineration processes

NWPTRT047

Monitor, operate and control lagoon processes

Group G: Water Treatment 

NWPCAD001

Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPGEN017

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

NWPGEN020

Sample and test source or drinking water

NWPGEN022

Perform laboratory testing

NWPTRT008

Operate and control iron and manganese removal processes

NWPTRT009

Operate and control coagulation and flocculation processes

NWPTRT010

Operate and control sedimentation and clarification processes

NWPTRT016

Operate and control dissolved air flotation processes

NWPTRT017

Operate and control activated carbon processes

NWPTRT018

Operate and control ion exchange and softening processes

NWPTRT019

Operate and control granular media filters

NWPTRT020

Operate and control membrane filters

NWPTRT021

Operate and control desalination processes

NWPTRT024

Operate and control chloramination processes

NWPTRT039

Operate and control solids handling processes

General elective units 

AHCCHM101

Follow basic chemical safety rules

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

BSBWHS301

Maintain workplace safety

BSBWHS307

Apply knowledge of WHS laws in the workplace

BSBWHS309

Contribute effectively to WHS communication and consultation processes

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

CPCCBC4051A

Supervise asbestos removal
∟ CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

CPCCCM1015

Carry out measurements and calculations

CPCCDE3014A

Remove non-friable asbestos
∟ CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry

CPCPPS5024A

Conduct a water audit and identify water-saving initiatives

CPPHES4006

Assess household water use and efficiency improvements

FSKNUM021

Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work

MSL904002

Perform standard calibrations

MSL922001

Record and present data

MSMWHS216

Operate breathing apparatus

MSS402061

Use SCADA systems in operations

MSS404061

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

NWPCAD002

Control vegetation on a site

NWPCAD019

Monitor and operate groundwater extraction

NWPGEN017

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

NWPGEN023

Use maps, plans, drawings and details

NWPGEN024

Identify the role and functions of the water industry

NWPGEN025

Apply principles of chemistry to water systems and processes

NWPGEN026

Provide and promote customer service

NWPGEN028

Investigate and report breaches of water industry legislation

NWPNET019

Prepare and restore work site

NWPTRT005

Monitor and operate water treatment processes

NWPTRT006

Monitor and operate fluoride addition process

NWPTRT007

Monitor and operate liquefied chlorine gas disinfection processes
∟ MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus

NWPTRT022

Monitor and operate hypochlorite disinfection processes

NWPTRT023

Monitor and operate ultraviolet processes

NWPTRT026

Monitor and operate ozone processes

NWPTRT027

Monitor and operate wastewater treatment processes

RIIWHS302D

Implement traffic management plan

TLID2003

Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances

Qualification Mapping Information

This qualification replaces and is equivalent to NWP30215 Certificate III in Water Industry Operations, NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment or NWP30415 Certificate III in Water Industry Irrigation.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=26336bc0-04e5-49d9-8c31-46c49b6a0037