Diploma of Water Industry Operations

NWP50715

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification allows for the attainment of general competencies in water industry operations or specialisation in hydrography, irrigation or trade waste.

The general qualification covers the competencies for those who require a broad range of skills. It allows experienced staff to reflect advanced practice and develop greater team leadership roles.

The hydrography specialisation covers the skills required to measure, collect and analyse hydrometric information and review the accumulated data to develop water management plans for inland water systems including rivers, lakes, stormwater and sewage.

The irrigation specialisation covers the skills required to coordinate and manage the development, implementation and review of irrigation plans and systems.

The trade waste specialisation covers the skills required to coordinate and manage the development, implementation and review of trade waste programs.

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

Additional qualification advice

Where a defined specialisation is completed as listed below, the resultant testamur can be titled: Diploma of Water Industry Operations (field of study) e.g. Diploma of Water Industry Operations (Hydrography).

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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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Diploma).

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 (Diploma).

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 (Diploma).

Jobs

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

Technicians and Trades Workers

38.9%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals

17.5%

Professionals
Labourers

16.8%

Labourers

Industries

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

Administrative and Support Services

24.7%

Administrative and Support Services
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

23.1%

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Public Administration and Safety

12.0%

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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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

Subsidised Training

State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

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.

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.

Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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