This is a qualification for those engaged in entry level water industry operations under appropriate supervision. They would undertake mainly routine tasks covering roles in networks, irrigation, water sources and the treatment of water.

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

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Core Units

BSBWHS201Contribute to health and safety of self and others
NWPGEN018Follow environmental and licensing procedures

General Elective Units

BSBWOR202Organise and complete daily work activities

Remove non-friable asbestos
Pre requisite CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry. Evidence of completion must be a statement of attainment not a Construction Industry Card
CPCCCM1015Carry out measurements and calculations
NWPCAD001Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks
NWPCAD002Control vegetation on a site
NWPCAD004Maintain catchment and surrounding areas
NWPCAD005Monitor, inspect and report catchment areas
NWPCAD007Inspect, operate and maintain low consequence dams
NWPCAD018Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems
NWPCAD019Monitor and operate groundwater extraction
NWPGEN017Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation
NWPGEN020Sample and test source or drinking water
NWPGEN021Sample and test wastewater
NWPGEN023Use maps, plans, drawings and details
NWPGEN024Identify the role and functions of the water industry
NWPGEN027Monitor and operate pump stations
NWPIWS001Monitor and operate rural irrigation and domestic delivery systems
NWPIWS002Operate regulating devices in rural irrigation systems
NWPIWS005Maintain and repair irrigation channels and drains
NWPIWS011Identify and apply water entitlements and delivery processes
NWPNET019Prepare and restore worksite
NWPNET028Monitor and operate network systems
NWPNET029Locate, identify and protect utilities
NWPNET038Install metering equipment
NWPNET039Maintain and repair network assets for drinking water
NWPNET040Maintain and repair network assets for wastewater
NWPNET046Maintain and repair network assets for bulkwater
NWPTRT005Monitor and operate water treatment processes
NWPTRT006Monitor and operate fluoride addition processes
NWPTRT007Monitor and operate liquefied chlorine gas disinfection
Pre requisite MSMWHS216 Operate breathing apparatus
NWPTRT022Monitor and operate hypochlorite disinfection processes
NWPTRT023Monitor and operate ultraviolet processes
NWPTRT025Monitor and operate chlorine dioxide processes
NWPTRT026Monitor and operate ozone processes
NWPTRT027Monitor and operate wastewater treatment processes
NWPTRT029Monitor and operate pre-treatment processes
NWPTRT047Monitor, operate and control lagoon processes
NWPTRT048Monitor and operate reclaimed water irrigation