Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment - NWP40615

Simmonds & Bristow Pty Ltd

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Pre-degree

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies in water industry treatment or specialisation in drinking water or wastewater. The general qualification covers the skills for those who have supervisory responsibility and require a broad range of skills within treatment operations. The drinking water specialisation covers skills required to assess and improve the processes within a drinking water treatment plant. The wastewater specialisation covers skills required to assess and improve the processes within a drinking water treatment plant.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.Additional qualification adviceWhere a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (field of study) e.g. Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking water).


  • Lead team effectiveness
  • Manage a small team
  • Assess and improve anaerobic digestion processes
  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Develop work priorities
  • Assist with compliance with WHS laws
  • Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Assess and improve activated sludge and nutrient removal processes
  • Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
  • Assess and improve desalination processes
  • Organise workplace information
  • Coordinate and monitor water asset construction
  • Implement operational plan
  • Assess and improve granular media filters
  • Coordinate and monitor the application of environmental plans and procedures
  • Apply principles of chemistry to water systems and processes
  • Assess and improve treatment for pathogen removal
  • Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of quality systems
  • Assess and improve sedimentation processes
  • Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
  • Assess and improve wastewater processes to control microbial impacts
  • Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies
  • Write complex documents
  • Assess and improve chemical dosing process
  • Ensure compliance with water industry standards, guidelines and legislation
  • Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes

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