NWP40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Wastewater)

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Course description

Get qualified for work as a wastewater treatment plant coordinator with the Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Wastewater) (NWP40615). Recognised all over Australia, this 2 year course delivers a range of operational, leadership, and administrative skills. The course covers water industry legislation and compliance, work health and safety, environmental issues, water treatment operations (chemical dosing, pathogen removal, desalination, sedimentation etc).

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

24 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

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 NWP40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Wastewater). 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 NWP40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Wastewater) 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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