NWP40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Wastewater)

Advance your career in water industry treatment with this intermediate-level course. You will develop the knowledge and skills needed to work as plant coordinator with a specialisation in wastewater. This growing industry is expected to have up to 10,000 job openings over the next five years.

This course will give you a broad range of skills and knowledge needed to undertake supervisory positions and responsibilities in the water treatment industry. You will develop the skills required to assess and improve anaerobic digestion systems, desalination, and optimise the chemical dosing process. Our experienced staff will give you the one-on-one help you need to succeed.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work as a wastewater treatment plant coordinator. You will also gain the knowledge and skills needed to advance your career prospects bycompleting further studies in this field.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

24 months


776 Kingsford Smith Drive, Eagle Farm Queensland 4009


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Hydrographer$1,400 weekly pay
Wastewater Plant Operator$1,250 weekly pay
Water Plant Operator$1,250 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 TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The NWP40615 Certificate IV in Water Industry Treatment (Wastewater) is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275