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NWPSS00005 - Hydrography basics (Release 1)


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1 1 (this release)Current 07/Dec/2015

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

  • New skill set composed of existing units.


This skill set allows for the attainment of basic hydrography skills. The skill set covers skills that allow water industry staff to undertake basic hydrography operations.

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These units may provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the Water Training Package.

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

Skill Set Requirements



Measure and process low and medium flows using area velocity methods


Operate, maintain and decommission monitoring sites


Undertake sampling and testing of water

Target Group

This skill set applies to those working as water industry staff undertaking basic hydrography operations.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet the industry standards for basic hydrography operations.

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