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NWPSS00010 - Water sampling (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 competencies in water sampling. The skill set covers skills that allow water industry staff to conduct sampling and testing on drinking and wastewater.

Pathways Information

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



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


Ensure compliance with water industry standards, guidelines and legislation


Implement and manage environmental management policies


Sample and test drinking water


Sample and test wastewater

Target Group

This skill set applies to water industry staff who conduct sampling and testing on drinking and wastewater.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies meet the industry standards for water sampling operations.

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