Certificate III in Water Industry Operations

Illawarra Institute, TAFE NSW

This qualification is part of the National Water Training Package. It allows for the attainment of general competencies in water industry operations or specialisation in networks, source or hydrography. The general qualification covers the skills required to operate in a broad range of water operations. The networks specialisation covers the skills required to monitor, operate and maintain network operations. The source specialisation covers the skills required to monitor, operate and maintain source operations. The hydrography specialisation covers the skills required to monitor, operate and maintain hydrography operations.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


11 units: 2 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Assess, implement and report environmental procedures; Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation. Elective Streams: WHS; Sampling and testing; Construction; Networks; Source; Hydrography.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00591E

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Wollongong No info No
Illawarra Institute enrols approximately 42,000 students each year in a wide range of courses that reflect the diversity of the Institute's rural, coastal and city campuses. Such diversity means that each campus offers a unique study experience.

One of the Institute's main strengths is the wide variety of specialist courses on offer. Students can choose from courses in arts and media, building and construction, business services, engineering, foundation studies, information technology, manufacturing, personal and community services, pre-vocational programs, rural industries, mining industries, tourism and hospitality, transport and maritime studies.

The Illawarra Institute's Business Development Unit specialises in flexible and innovative training solutions for business, industry and the local community. It provides a range of services, including customised training programs, consultancy services, training resource development, TAFE PLUS short courses and traineeships for new and existing employees.

At Goulburn Campus students can live and learn on campus. Chisholm Residence provides single-room student accommodation, and is fully equipped with a communal kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities.

Provider CRICOS: 00591E

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