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Qualification details

NWP30415 - Certificate III in Water Industry Irrigation (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to NWP30219 - Certificate III in Water Industry Operations 03/Feb/2020

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/Dec/2015


Units of competency

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NWPGEN011 - Use maps, plans, drawings and specificationsUse maps, plans, drawings and specificationsElective
NWPIRR031 - Monitor and control drainage operationsMonitor and control drainage operationsElective
NWPGEN012 - Support the role and functions of the water industrySupport the role and functions of the water industryCore
NWPIRR022 - Maintain meters for rural water suppliesMaintain meters for rural water suppliesElective
NWPIRR014 - Install meters for rural water suppliesInstall meters for rural water suppliesElective
NWPIRR032 - Monitor and control rural water distribution operationsMonitor and control rural water distribution operationsElective
BSBFLM305 - Support operational planSupport operational planElective
NWPIRR001 - Monitor and operate irrigation and domestic delivery systemsMonitor and operate irrigation and domestic delivery systemsElective
NWPGEN004 - Assess, implement and report environmental proceduresAssess, implement and report environmental proceduresCore
RIIWHS302D - Implement traffic management planImplement traffic management planElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 
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 Supply 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Maintenance Officer (irrigation),Channel Automation Technician,Field Officers (irrigation),Planner (irrigation),Groundwater & River Officer,Diversions Officer (water),Maintenance Supervisor (irrigation) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 841999 Farm, Forestry And Garden Workers Nec 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 irrigation within water industry operations.

The qualification covers the skills required to measure, regulate, plan and deliver water from channels, pipelines or streams for irrigation and/or stock and domestic purposes.

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

Packaging Rules

11 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 2 core units
  • 9 elective units

Choose a minimum of 7 electives from the list below.

  • Choose 1 from Group A: WHS elective units
  • Choose 5 from Group B: Irrigation elective units
  • Choose no more than 1 from Group C: General elective units

Choose the remaining 2 electives from the list below or from elsewhere within this training package, or from another endorsed training package, or from an accredited course.

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.

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

Core units 

NWPGEN004

Assess, implement and report environmental procedures

NWPGEN012

Support the role and functions of the water industry

Group A: WHS elective units (choose 1) 

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: Irrigation elective units (choose 5) 

NWPIRR001

Monitor and operate irrigation and domestic delivery systems

NWPIRR003

Inspect and operate surface water systems

NWPIRR011

Install devices for irrigation systems

NWPIRR014

Install meters for rural water supplies

NWPIRR022

Maintain meters for rural water supplies

NWPIRR023

Detect and rectify faults with automated channel regulators

NWPIRR024

Monitor and conduct maintenance on flow control and metering devices

NWPIRR031

Monitor and control drainage operations

NWPIRR032

Monitor and control rural water distribution operations

NWPIRR042

Monitor and schedule water deliveries

NWPIRR051

Provide and promote customer service

Group C: General elective units (choose no more than 1) 

NWPGEN011

Use maps, plans, drawings and specifications

NWPGEN013

Apply principles of chemistry to water systems and processes

NWPNET002

Prepare and restore work site

NWPSOU001

Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPSOU003

Identify and confirm blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPSOU030

Inspect and report river performance

NWPSOU051

Monitor and operate groundwater extraction

NWPSOU052

Inspect and operate groundwater regulation

NWPTRT001

Operate and control water treatment 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

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.

Links

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

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

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

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

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