NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies in water industry treatment or specialisation in drinking water or wastewater.

The general qualification reflects the skills required to conduct treatment for drinking water, wastewater and recycled water.

The drinking water specialisation covers skills required to monitor, operate and control treatment processes within a drinking water plant.

The wastewater specialisation covers skills required to monitor, operate and control treatment processes within a wastewater treatment plant.

Group A: Work health and safety

NWPGEN001  Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation

NWPGEN004  Assess, implement and report environmental procedures

BSBWHS303  Participate in WHS identification, risk assessment and risk control

Group B: Sampling and testing

NWPGEN007  Sample and test drinking water

NWPGEN008  Sample and test wastewater

NWPSOU001  Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPSOU003  Identify and confirm blue-green algae

Group C: Drinking Water

NWPTRT014  Operate and control iron and manganese removal process

NWPTRT015  Operate and control coagulation and flocculation process

NWPTRT031 Operate and control sedimentation and clarification processes

NWPTRT033  Operate and control DAF processes

NWPTRT034  Operate and control activated carbon processes

NWPTRT041 Operate and control granular media filters

NWPTRT043  Operate and control membrane filters

NWPTRT054  Operate and control chloramination processes

NWPTRT044  Operate and control desalination processes

NWPTRT091 Operate and control solids handling processes

NWPGEN009   Perform laboratory testing

NWPSOU001  Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

Group D: Wastewater

NWPTRT033  Operate and control DAF processes

NWPTRT041 Operate and control granular media filters

NWPTRT043  Operate and control membrane filters

NWPTRT054  Operate and control chloramination processes

NWPTRT072   Operate and control odour removal processes

NWPTRT081   Operate and control activated sludge processes

NWPTRT082   Operate and control nutrient removal processes

NWPTRT091 Operate and control solids handling processes

NWPTRT092  Operate and control digestion processes

NWPTRT101  Operate and control lagoon processes

NWPGEN009   Perform laboratory testing

NWPSOU001  Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks

NWPTRT012  Operate and control flouride addition process

NWPTRT053  Operate and control UV processes

CPCCCM1015A  Carry out measurements and calculations

BSBFLM312  Contribute to team effectiveness