NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water)

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Course description

Work at a commercial water treatment plant with the Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water) (NWP30315. This is a nationally recognised qualification that can be completed on-campus or as an apprenticeship or traineeship. The course covers: water industry standards, guidelines, legislation, and environmental concerns — as well as sampling and testing, blue-green algae outbreaks, fluoride, iron and manganese removal, sedimentation control, coagulation and flocculation processes, and desalination.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Surface Water Operator$1,050 weekly pay
Water Plant Operator Assistant$960 weekly pay
Wastewater Plant Operator Assistant$960 weekly pay
Water Treatment Technician$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Water Plant Operator$1,250 weekly pay
Wastewater Plant Operator$1,250 weekly pay
Hydrographer$1,400 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water). The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the NWP30315 Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment (Drinking Water) such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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TAFE Queensland
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