Units of competency

  • NWPGEN001 add topic Apply the risk management principles of the water industry standards, guidelines and legislation
  • NWPGEN002 add topic Ensure compliance with water industry standards, guidelines and legislation
  • NWPGEN003 add topic Apply environmental and licensing procedures of the water industry
  • NWPGEN004 add topic Assess, implement and report environmental procedures
  • NWPGEN005 add topic Coordinate and monitor the application of environmental plans and procedures
  • NWPGEN006 add topic Implement and manage environmental management policies
  • NWPGEN007 add topic Sample and test drinking water
  • NWPGEN008 add topic Sample and test wastewater
  • NWPGEN009 add topic Perform laboratory testing
  • NWPGEN010 add topic Contribute to continuous improvement of quality systems
  • NWPGEN011 add topic Use maps, plans, drawings and specifications
  • NWPGEN012 add topic Support the role and functions of the water industry
  • NWPGEN013 add topic Apply principles of chemistry to water systems and processes
  • NWPGEN014 add topic Sample and test trade wastewater
  • NWPGEN015 add topic Develop an operational plan
  • NWPHYD001 add topic Apply principles of open channel hydraulics
  • NWPHYD011 add topic Measure and process low and medium flows using area velocity methods
  • NWPHYD012 add topic Establish monitoring sites
  • NWPHYD013 add topic Operate, maintain and decommission monitoring sites
  • NWPHYD014 add topic Measure and process medium and high flows using a range of methods and equipment
  • NWPHYD015 add topic Undertake surveying of monitoring sites
  • NWPHYD016 add topic Process and report hydrographic time series data
  • NWPHYD017 add topic Develop and maintain ratings
  • NWPHYD018 add topic Plan water resource management
  • NWPIRR001 add topic Monitor and operate irrigation and domestic delivery systems
  • NWPIRR002 add topic Operate basic flow control and regulating devices in irrigation systems
  • NWPIRR003 add topic Inspect and operate surface water systems
  • NWPIRR011 add topic Install devices for irrigation systems
  • NWPIRR012 add topic Construct open earthen channels or drains
  • NWPIRR013 add topic Construct and install irrigation delivery and stormwater drainage assets
  • NWPIRR014 add topic Install meters for rural water supplies
  • NWPIRR021 add topic Maintain and repair irrigation channels and drains
  • NWPIRR022 add topic Maintain meters for rural water supplies
  • NWPIRR023 add topic Detect and rectify faults with automated channel regulators
  • NWPIRR024 add topic Monitor and conduct maintenance on flow control and metering devices
  • NWPIRR031 add topic Monitor and control drainage operations
  • NWPIRR032 add topic Monitor and control rural water distribution operations
  • NWPIRR033 add topic Coordinate and monitor the operation of irrigation delivery systems
  • NWPIRR034 add topic Coordinate and monitor surface water systems
  • NWPIRR035 add topic Coordinate and monitor the operation of drainage systems
  • NWPIRR041 add topic Identify and apply water entitlements and delivery processes
  • NWPIRR042 add topic Monitor and schedule water deliveries
  • NWPIRR051 add topic Provide and promote customer service
  • NWPIRR061 add topic Develop and review groundwater management plan
  • NWPIRR062 add topic Develop and review irrigation system management plan
  • NWPIRR063 add topic Develop and review surface water management plan
  • NWPIRR071 add topic Implement and coordinate irrigation delivery systems
  • NWPIRR072 add topic Implement and coordinate surface water management plan
  • NWPIRR073 add topic Implement and coordinate catchment management plan
  • NWPIRR074 add topic Implement and coordinate groundwater management plan
  • NWPNET001 add topic Disinfect network assets
  • NWPNET002 add topic Prepare and restore work site
  • NWPNET003 add topic Control electrical risk on metallic pipes
  • NWPNET004 add topic Monitor and operate network systems
  • NWPNET005 add topic Optimise network systems
  • NWPNET011 add topic Locate, identify and protect utilities
  • NWPNET012 add topic Use locating devices
  • NWPNET013 add topic Identify and respond to water problems
  • NWPNET014 add topic Perform odour and infiltration investigations
  • NWPNET015 add topic Perform leak detection
  • NWPNET016 add topic Inspect sewer or stormwater line
  • NWPNET017 add topic Supervise and report on conduit inspections
  • NWPNET021 add topic Install metering equipment
  • NWPNET022 add topic Maintain and repair network assets for drinking water
  • NWPNET023 add topic Maintain and repair network assets for wastewater
  • NWPNET024 add topic Maintain and repair network assets for bulkwater
  • NWPNET025 add topic Coordinate and manage maintenance and repair of network assets
  • NWPNET026 add topic Install, maintain and repair hydrants
  • NWPNET027 add topic Monitor and control vacuum sewer systems
  • NWPNET031 add topic Construct and install water distribution assets
  • NWPNET032 add topic Construct and install wastewater assets
  • NWPNET033 add topic Coordinate and monitor water asset construction
  • NWPNET034 add topic Conduct commissioning and post-commissioning activities
  • NWPNET041 add topic Monitor and operate water distribution systems
  • NWPNET042 add topic Monitor and operate wastewater collection and transfer systems
  • NWPNET043 add topic Monitor and operate bulkwater transfer systems
  • NWPNET044 add topic Test and commission water distribution systems
  • NWPNET045 add topic Test and commission wastewater collection systems
  • NWPSOU001 add topic Respond to blue-green algae outbreaks
  • NWPSOU002 add topic Control vegetation on a site
  • NWPSOU003 add topic Identify and confirm blue-green algae outbreaks
  • NWPSOU011 add topic Maintain catchment and surrounding areas
  • NWPSOU012 add topic Monitor, inspect and report catchment operations
  • NWPSOU013 add topic Monitor and coordinate catchment operations
  • NWPSOU014 add topic Develop and implement catchment operational plans
  • NWPSOU021 add topic Inspect and maintain basic dams and water storages
  • NWPSOU022 add topic Monitor and control dam operations
  • NWPSOU023 add topic Monitor and implement dam maintenance
  • NWPSOU024 add topic Inspect and report on concrete dam safety
  • NWPSOU025 add topic Inspect and report on embankment dam safety
  • NWPSOU026 add topic Implement dam safety plans
  • NWPSOU027 add topic Route floods through storages
  • NWPSOU028 add topic Prepare and report on data related to flood operations
  • NWPSOU029 add topic Conduct and report dam safety instrumentation monitoring
  • NWPSOU030 add topic Inspect and report river performance
  • NWPSOU031 add topic Operate and maintain locks and weirs
  • NWPSOU032 add topic Operate and maintain fishways
  • NWPSOU033 add topic Operate and maintain salt interception works
  • NWPSOU041 add topic Coordinate and monitor bulkwater system operations
  • NWPSOU051 add topic Monitor and operate groundwater extraction
  • NWPSOU052 add topic Inspect and operate groundwater regulation
  • NWPSOU053 add topic Coordinate and monitor groundwater system usage
  • NWPSOU054 add topic Monitor and operate pump stations
  • NWPTRD001 add topic Evaluate, implement and monitor standard low risk trade waste discharge approvals
  • NWPTRD002 add topic Evaluate, implement and monitor high risk trade waste discharge approvals
  • NWPTRD011 add topic Investigate and report on breaches of water industry legislation
  • NWPTRD012 add topic Investigate, rectify and report on trade waste incidents
  • NWPTRD021 add topic Implement and manage trade waste policies and plans
  • NWPTRD022 add topic Develop and modify trade waste policies and plans
  • NWPTRD023 add topic Coordinate, implement and report on trade waste monitoring procedures
  • NWPTRD024 add topic Establish connections of water and wastewater systems
  • NWPTRT001 add topic Operate and control water treatment processes
  • NWPTRT011 add topic Assess and improve chemical dosing process
  • NWPTRT012 add topic Operate and control fluoride addition process
  • NWPTRT013 add topic Operate and control liquefied chlorine gas disinfection
  • NWPTRT014 add topic Operate and control iron and manganese removal processes
  • NWPTRT015 add topic Operate and control coagulation and flocculation processes
  • NWPTRT031 add topic Operate and control sedimentation and clarification processes
  • NWPTRT032 add topic Assess and improve sedimentation processes
  • NWPTRT033 add topic Operate and control DAF processes
  • NWPTRT034 add topic Operate and control activated carbon processes
  • NWPTRT035 add topic Operate and control ion exchange and softening processes
  • NWPTRT041 add topic Operate and control granular media filters
  • NWPTRT042 add topic Assess and improve granular media filters
  • NWPTRT043 add topic Operate and control membrane filters
  • NWPTRT044 add topic Operate and control desalination processes
  • NWPTRT045 add topic Assess and improve desalination processes
  • NWPTRT051 add topic Assess and improve treatment for pathogen removal
  • NWPTRT052 add topic Operate and control hypochlorite disinfection processes
  • NWPTRT053 add topic Operate and control UV processes
  • NWPTRT054 add topic Operate and control chloramination processes
  • NWPTRT055 add topic Operate chlorine dioxide processes
  • NWPTRT056 add topic Operate and control ozone processes
  • NWPTRT061 add topic Operate and control wastewater processes
  • NWPTRT062 add topic Operate and control reclaimed water irrigation
  • NWPTRT071 add topic Operate and control pre-treatment processes
  • NWPTRT072 add topic Operate and control odour removal processes
  • NWPTRT073 add topic Operate and control wastewater sedimentation processes
  • NWPTRT081 add topic Operate and control activated sludge processes
  • NWPTRT082 add topic Operate and control nutrient removal processes
  • NWPTRT083 add topic Operate and control aerobic bioreactor processes
  • NWPTRT084 add topic Assess and improve activated sludge and nutrient removal processes
  • NWPTRT085 add topic Assess and improve wastewater processes to control microbial impacts
  • NWPTRT091 add topic Operate and control solids handling processes
  • NWPTRT092 add topic Operate and control digestion processes
  • NWPTRT093 add topic Assess and improve anaerobic digestion processes
  • NWPTRT094 add topic Operate and control incineration processes
  • NWPTRT101 add topic Operate and control lagoon processes