Certificate IV in Water Operations

NWP40107 Certificate IV in Water Operations

To achieve this qualification the candidate must demonstrate competency in 9 units of competency, comprising two core and seven elective units.

Core

All units must be completed.

Electives

Seven elective units must be completed.
The elective units must comprise at least three and upt to seven elective units of competency drawn from the elective pool below.
The balance of units required to complete the qualification may be selected according to the following rules.
A maximum of two water industry specific elective units (coded NWP) may be drawn from the Certificate III level in this training package.
A maximum of three units may be drawn from this Training Package at Diploma Level
A maximum of three units may be draw from other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course at Certificate IV of Diploma Levels.

CORE UNITS

LGACOM405B Implement and monitor the organisation’s OHS policies, procedures and programs within the workgroup

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge to implement and monitor the organisations occupational health and safety policies and procedures that relate to the work team. The unit supports supervisors and team leaders in understanding the Occupational Health and Safety environment the team works within and the strategies required to maintain compliance with legislation and the organisations performance measures

NWP401B Coordinate and monitor the application of environmental plans and procedures

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to monitor and coordinate the application of environmental plans and procedures to specific projects and to develop environmental procedures for the local work area. This unit supports staff with a specific responsibility for ensuring that all relevant environmental plans and policies are applied to each project and work site within the scope of their job role; and for ensuring that environmental plans and policies are implemented, monitored, reviewed and reported according to organisational and statutory requirements.

ELECTIVE UNITS

NWP403A Investigate and plant the optimisation of potable water distribution systems

The unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to coordinate, monitor and optimise system performance and maintenance planning in potable water distribution systems. The unit supports staff with specific responsibility for ensuring that potable water systems comply with organisational and statutory requirements.

NWP406A Investigate and plan the optimisation of granual media filtration processes

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and report on system performance and process quality control and may require the control and coordination of granular media filtration processes used in water and wastewater treatment. This unit supports technical staff with the responsibility for optimising granular media filtration processes in water and wastewater treatment plants.

NWP407A Investigate and plan the optimisation of dissolved air flotation processes

This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to evaluate system performance and investigate and report on optimisation of dissolved air flotation (DAF) processes.

NWP408A Investigate and plan the optimisation of sedimentation and clarification processes

This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to evaluate system performance and investigate and report on optimisation of sedimentation and clarification processes.

NWP409A Investigate and plan to optimise the operation of chemical addition processes

This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to review, coordinate and optimise chemical addition processes and to evaluate and report on system performance and process quality control.

NWP410C Coordinate and monitor asset construction and maintenance

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and monitor asset construction and maintenance, including site management and associated commissioning and post-commissioning activities. This unit supports staff with a specific responsibility for ensuring that asset construction and maintenance activities are performed and completed in compliance with all relevant organisational and statutory requirements. The level of responsibility may vary according to the size and scope of the individual project.

NWP418B Coordinate and monitor bulwater syster operations

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to monitor and coordinate the operation of bulkwater systems and to measure and report on system performance and process quality control.  This unit supports staff with a specific responsibility for ensuring that bulkwater system operations are coordinated and monitored to comply with organisational and statutory requirements.

NWP419B Coordinate and monitor river system usage

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to monitor and coordinate the operation of river systems and measure and report on river flows, including flood plains and the river environment. This unit supports staff with a specific responsibility for ensuring that river system usage complies with organisational and statutory requirements.

NWP425B Coordinate and monitor the operation of irrigation delivery systems

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge required to coordinate and monitor irrigation delivery systems to ensure system maintenance and performance standards and customer liaison. This unit supports staff with a specific responsibility for ensuring that the operation of irrigation systems complies with organisational and statutory requirements. The level of responsibility will vary according to the size and complexity of the irrigation system.

NWP428B Coordinate and monitor the operation of wastewater collection systems

This unit is designed to provide the skills and knowledge requiredto coordinate and monitor wastewater collection networks to ensure system performance, planning and maintenance conforms to targets outlined in the wastewater system management plan. This unit supports staff with a specific responsibility for ensuring that the operation of wastewater collection systems complies with organisational and statutory requirements. The level of responsibility may vary according to the size and complexity of the system.