Certificate III in Water Industry Operations

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NWP30215
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Recognition
Meets the requirements of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)
Entry requirements
Entrance requirements may vary between providers
Units in this course
Fee range
$6,732 - $6,732 (full fee)
$2,346 - $2,346
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About government-subsidised training

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If you're eligible, the government will contribute to the cost of the training.




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Government-subsidised training is marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available. Course availability data is sourced from the Australian Course Information Register.

About pre-apprenticeship courses

This course is available to study as a pre-apprenticeship. A pre-apprenticeship is a great way to get a feel for the industry before committing to an apprenticeship.

Some pre-apprenticeships can help reduce the length of a formal apprenticeship. This only applies to selected courses approved by the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA). To find out if this applies to your pre-apprenticeship contact your training provider.

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About recognition

The courses shown on the Victorian Skills Gateway website are regulated qualifications under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), or short training programs made up of units of competency from regulated qualifications.

Units
Unit code
Unit title
AHCLPW306A
Undertake sampling and testing of water
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
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
BSBWOR301
Organise personal work priorities and development
CPCCCM2003B
Calculate and cost construction work
CPCCCM2004A
Handle construction materials
CPCPPS5024A
Conduct a water audit and identify water-saving initiatives
CPPHSA4003A
Assess household water use
FSKNUM21
Apply an expanding range of mathematical calculations for work
MSL904001A
Perform standard calibrations
MSL922001A
Record and present data
MSS404061A
Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area
NWPGEN001
Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation
NWPGEN004
Assess, implement and report environmental procedures
NWPGEN007
Sample and test drinking water
NWPGEN008
Sample and test wastewater
NWPGEN009
Perform laboratory testing
NWPGEN012
Support the role and functions of the water industry
NWPGEN013
Apply principles of chemistry to water systems and processes
NWPHYD011
Measure and process low and medium flows using area velocity methods
NWPHYD012
Establish monitoring sites
NWPIRR003
Inspect and operate surface water systems
NWPIRR014
Install meters for rural water supplies
NWPIRR022
Maintain meters for rural water supplies
NWPIRR051
Provide and promote customer service
NWPNET001
Disinfect network assets
NWPNET003
Control electrical risk on metallic pipes
NWPNET012
Use locating devices
NWPNET013
Identify and respond to water problems
NWPNET014
Perform odour and infiltration investigations
NWPNET015
Perform leak detection
NWPNET016
Inspect sewer or stormwater line
NWPNET026
Install, maintain and repair hydrants
NWPNET027
Monitor and control vacuum sewer systems
NWPNET041
Monitor and operate water distribution systems
NWPNET042
Monitor and operate wastewater collection and transfer systems
NWPNET043
Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems
NWPNET044
Test and commission water distribution systems
NWPNET045
Test and commission wastewater collection systems
NWPSOU001
Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks
NWPSOU003
Identify and confirm blue-green algae outbreaks
NWPSOU013
Monitor and coordinate catchment operations
NWPSOU022
Monitor and control dam operations
NWPSOU023
Monitor and implement dam maintenance
NWPSOU024
Inspect and report on concrete dam safety
NWPSOU025
Inspect and report on embankment dam safety
NWPSOU027
Route floods through storages
NWPSOU029
Conduct and report dam safety instrumentation monitoring
NWPSOU030
Inspect and report river performance
NWPSOU031
Operate and maintain locks and weirs
NWPSOU032
Operate and maintain fishways
NWPSOU033
Operate and maintain salt interception works
NWPSOU052
Inspect and operate groundwater regulation
NWPTRD011
Investigate and report on breaches of water industry legislation
NWPTRT001
Operate and control water treatment processes
NWPTRT061
Operate and control wastewater processes
PMBWELD301B
Butt weld polyethylene plastic pipelines
PMBWELD302B
Electrofusion weld polyethylene pipelines
PMBWELD305B
Install polyethylene plastic pressure pipelines
PMBWELD308B
Install PVC plastic pressure pipelines
RIICBS310D
Conduct patching operations
RIICCM205D
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
RIICPL304D
Install pre-cast gully pits
RIICPL305D
Install pre-cast access chambers
RIICRC202D
Install signs
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
RIIMPO327D
Conduct pipe layer operations
RIISAM203D
Use hand and power tools
RIISAM204D
Operate small plant and equipment
RIIWHS202D
Enter and work in confined spaces
RIIWHS204D
Work safely at heights
RIIWHS302D
Implement traffic management plan
RIIWMG203D
Drain and dewater civil construction site
TLID2003A
Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
About the fee range
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The full fee range does not factor in any government subsidies.

The government-subsidised fee range marked with this symbol Government-subsidised training available factors in a Victorian Government subsidy.

The ranges are based on:

  • Estimated tuition fees for the whole of the course with a Victorian Government subsidy 
  • Rates for local students only (not for international)  
  • Available data from the Australian Course Information Register

The fee ranges shown do not factor in concessions or scholarships. They also exclude other fees set by the training provider such as materials, services, and amenities.

All subsidies presented on this site are correct at the time of publication; subsidy information is updated on a monthly basis. To obtain the most accurate quote for the course you’re considering, please contact the training provider directly.

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