Certificate II in Water Industry Operations - NWP20119


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

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.


  • Monitor and operate reclaimed water irrigation
  • Prepare and restore worksite
  • Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation
  • Remove non-friable asbestos
  • Monitor and operate hypochlorite disinfection processes
  • Identify the role and functions of the water industry
  • Sample and test wastewater
  • Monitor and operate pre-treatment processes
  • Monitor and operate wastewater treatment processes
  • Handle dangerous goods/hazardous substances
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Enter and work in confined spaces
  • Monitor and operate water treatment processes
  • Implement traffic management plan
  • Work safely with remote area power supply systems
  • Contribute to health and safety of self and others
  • Monitor, operate and control lagoon processes
  • Install metering equipment
  • Carry out manual excavation
  • Apply fatigue management strategies
  • Locate, identify and protect utilities
  • Monitor and operate pump stations
  • Deliver a service to customers
  • Monitor and operate fluoride addition processes
  • Construct and install wastewater collection assets
  • Carry out measurements and calculations
  • Maintain and repair network assets for wastewater
  • Facilitate the use of SCADA systems in a team or work area
  • Maintain and repair network assets for bulkwater
  • Monitor, inspect and report catchment areas
  • Use maps, plans, drawings and details
  • Monitor and operate rural irrigation and domestic delivery systems
  • Use high pressure water jetting equipment
  • Identify and apply water entitlements and delivery processes
  • Monitor and operate ultraviolet processes
  • Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems
  • Maintain and repair irrigation channels and drains
  • Control electrical risk on metallic pipes
  • Monitor and operate chlorine dioxide processes
  • Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
  • Monitor and operate ozone processes
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Monitor and operate network systems
  • Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks
  • Use digital technology for routine workplace tasks
  • Operate regulating devices in rural irrigation systems
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Operate small plant and equipment
  • Maintain catchment and surrounding areas
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Monitor and operate liquefied chlorine gas disinfection processes
  • Sample and test source or drinking water
  • Inspect, operate and maintain low consequence dams
  • Maintain workplace safety
  • Maintain safety and tidiness of remote area power supply systems
  • Monitor and operate groundwater extraction
  • Maintain and repair network assets for drinking water
  • Construct and install water distribution assets
  • Control vegetation on a site
  • Follow environmental and licensing procedures

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
National Environmental Centre No

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