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

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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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

36.9%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Labourers

29.7%

Labourers
Managers

8.8%

Managers

Industries

Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

Public Administration and Safety

9.7%

Public Administration and Safety

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

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

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

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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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.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


National Water Industry Career Pathway

Certificate III in Water Industry Operations is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore National Water Industry.


Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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