Certificate III in Water Industry Operations

NWP30219

Course Overview

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Description

This is a qualification for those engaged in generalist water industry operations or specialisations in catchment and dams, civil construction, irrigation water supply, networks, treatment: water and wastewater, wastewater treatment or water treatment.

The general qualification covers skills and knowledge to obtain a broad range of skills in the water industry. It allows staff to apply operational and procedural practices under the appropriate level of supervision.

Group A: Specialist Elective - Catchment and Dams

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain water catchment and dam operations.

Group B: Specialist Elective - Civil Construction

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain civil construction operations.

Group C: Specialist Elective - Irrigation Water Supply

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain irrigation water supply operations.

Group D: Specialist Elective - Networks

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain network operations.

Group E: Specialist Elective - Treatment: Water and Wastewater

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain treatment operations for both water and wastewater.

Group F: Specialist Elective - Wastewater Treatment

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain wastewater treatment operations.

Group G: Specialist Elective - Water Treatment

This specialisation covers the skills and knowledge required to monitor, operate and maintain drinking water treatment operations.

Please note: RTO to insert on the testamur, the specialist elective unit group selected from the group choice below.

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

Student Outcomes

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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

35.5%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Labourers

19.1%

Labourers
Professionals

11.9%

Professionals

Industries

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

20.5%

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Construction

17.9%

Construction
Administrative and Support Services

12.4%

Administrative and Support Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

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There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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Subsidised Training

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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.

Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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