Qualification details

NWP50715 - Diploma of Water Industry Operations (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Current

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
BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBLED401 - Develop teams and individualsDevelop teams and individuals Elective
BSBMGT502 - Manage people performanceManage people performance Elective
BSBMGT516 - Facilitate continuous improvementFacilitate continuous improvement Elective
BSBMGT517 - Manage operational planManage operational plan Elective
BSBPMG522 - Undertake project workUndertake project work Elective
BSBSMB407 - Manage a small teamManage a small team Elective
BSBWHS501 - Ensure a safe workplaceEnsure a safe workplace Elective
BSBWHS502 - Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processesManage effective WHS consultation and participation processes Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311412 Earth Science Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311412 Earth Science Technician 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0509 Environmental Studies 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 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 hydrography, irrigation or trade waste.

The general qualification covers the competencies for those who require a broad range of skills. It allows experienced staff to reflect advanced practice and develop greater team leadership roles.

The hydrography specialisation covers the skills required to measure, collect and analyse hydrometric information and review the accumulated data to develop water management plans for inland water systems including rivers, lakes, stormwater and sewage.

The irrigation specialisation covers the skills required to coordinate and manage the development, implementation and review of irrigation plans and systems.

The trade waste specialisation covers the skills required to coordinate and manage the development, implementation and review of trade waste programs.

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: Diploma of Water Industry Operations (field of study) e.g. Diploma of Water Industry Operations (Hydrography).

Packaging Rules

9 units of competency are required for this qualification:

  • 2 core units
  • 7 elective units

Specialisation 

The candidate may complete either the general qualification or specialise in hydrography, irrigation or trade waste 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 

NWPGEN002

Ensure compliance with water industry guidelines, standards and legislation

NWPGEN006

Implement and manage environmental management policies, plans, procedures and programs

Group A: Work health safety 

BSBWHS501

Ensure a safe workplace

BSBWHS502

Manage effective WHS consultation and participation processes

BSBWHS503

Contribute to the systematic management of WHS risk

BSBWHS504

Manage WHS hazards and risks

BSBWHS505

Investigate WHS incidents

Group B: Hydrography 

NWPHYD001

Apply principles of open channel hydraulics

NWPHYD011

Measure and process low and medium flows using area velocity methods

NWPHYD015

Undertake surveying of monitoring sites

NWPHYD016

Process and report hydrometric time series data

NWPHYD017

Develop and maintain ratings

NWPHYD018

Plan water resource management

MSL976003A

Evaluate and select appropriate test methods and/or procedures

Group C: Irrigation 

NWPIRR061

Develop and review groundwater management plan

NWPIRR062

Develop and review irrigation system management plan

NWPIRR063

Develop and review surface water management plan

NWPIRR071

Implement and coordinate irrigation delivery systems

NWPIRR072

Implement and coordinate surface water management plan

NWPIRR073

Implement and coordinate catchment management plan

NWPIRR074

Implement and coordinate groundwater management plan

Group D: Trade waste 

NWPTRD002

Evaluate, implement and monitor high risk trade waste discharge approvals

NWPTRD021

Implement and manage trade waste policies and plans

NWPTRD022

Develop and modify trade waste policies and plans

NWPTRD024

Establish connections of water and wastewater systems

NWPGEN014

Sampling and testing trade wastewater

AHCLPW306A

Undertake sampling and testing of water

Group E: Networks and Source 

NWPNET033

Coordinate and monitor water asset construction

NWPNET034

Conduct commissioning and post-commissioning activities

NWPSOU028

Prepare and report on data related to flood operations

Group F: Treatment 

NWPTRT011

Assess and improve chemical dosing process

NWPTRT085

Assess and improve wastewater processes to control microbial impacts

Group G: General elective units 

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBLED401

Develop teams and individuals

BSBMGT502

Manage people performance

BSBMGT516

Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBMGT517

Manage operational plan

BSBPMG522

Undertake project work

BSBSMB407

Manage a small team

BSBWRT401

Write complex documents

CHCCOM003

Develop workplace communication strategies

CHCORG627B

Provide mentoring support to colleagues

CPPSIS4022A

Store and retrieve spatial data

CPPSIS5032A

Capture new spatial data

CPPSIS5040A

Collate and interpret spatial data

FSKNUM27

Collect, organise and interpret statistical data for work

LGAWORK501A

Prepare preliminary design for operational works

LGAWORK502A

Prepare detailed works project documentation

LGAWORK503A

Undertake project investigation

MEM30001A

Use computer aided drafting systems to produce basic engineering drawings

∟MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

∟MEM16008A Interact with computing technology

MSL936002A

Conduct an internal audit of the quality system

PMAOMIR512B

Establish incident response preparedness and response systems

PSPPROC506A

Plan to manage contract

TAEASS301B

Contribute to assessment 

TAEDEL402A

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

TAEDEL404A

Mentor in the workplace

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

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

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

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

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