Purpose of this training:
This qualification is intended for people who are responsible for supervising the operation of individual processes on a water and wastewater works and who are at the same time responsible for coordinating all processes on the works during a shift to ensure that it functions as an integrated whole. This qualification will prepare learners to function independently and in a supervisory capacity to ensure that workers work in accordance with Health and Safety Regulations and relevant legislation. A person acquiring this qualification will be able to operate and control a water-works or/and wastewater works within the context of legislation and work policies and procedures. This qualification forms the foundation for advancement to within the water sector thus providing the learner with core competencies necessary to progress to a higher level. Learners acquiring this qualification will be able to issue instructions on the operations of the works. This qualification focuses on the full development of the learner and further mobility and transportability within the water sector.
This qualification will expand the skills base of the qualifying learner and make the person more effective in his/her tasks and more employable and will open up job opportunities in related fields.
People credited with this qualification will be able to:
1. Operate the works.
2. Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulics, valves, pumps and motors.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of relevant national laws, regulations and guidelines as they apply to water or wastewater treatment.
4. Demonstrate an ability to supervise and lead a team.
5. Produce water or final effluent in compliance with the required standards.
6. Demonstrate problem solving and investigative skills.
Rationale for this training:
This qualification reflects the workplace-based needs of water and wastewater process operators working in the water sector as expressed by employers and employees. This is one of the qualifications that will allow water and wastewater process controllers to meet legal requirements for training stipulated in the regulations for the Water Services Act No. 108 of 1997. This qualification provides the learner with a career path and progression from process operations to process control within the water sector. The qualification also provides the flexibility within the range of electives that will allow the individual to pursue different careers within the water sector. This qualification will enhance productivity within the water sector and contribute towards the ecological sustainability and improvement of the water environment. The individual will have the capacity to advance and gain skills and self-respect and make a meaningful contribution to water treatment.
This qualification will prepare learners to function independently on water or wastewater treatment works. A person acquiring this qualification will be able to operate and control specific processes at water or wastewater treatment works within the context of legislation and work policies and procedures. This qualification is aimed at people who are expected to make decisions relating to the amount of chemicals dosed, volumes of water treated and pumped. The qualification will provide learners with knowledge and skills to be able to lead a small team or group on a plant as well as to conduct administrative tasks in order to meet organizational objectives.
This qualification forms the foundation for progression to higher-level qualifications at NQF Level 5 in the learning pathway. This qualification focuses on the full development of the learner and further mobility and transportability within the water sector. This qualification will provide learners with key competencies in interpersonal communications skills, measurement skills and quality management skills at a lower level including those required at this level.
This qualification will expand the skills base of the qualifying learner and make the person more effective in his/her tasks and more employable as it opens job opportunities in related fields. This qualification will enhance productivity within the water sector and contribute towards the ecological sustainability and improvement of the water environment.
It is assumed that learners are competent in:
• Mathematical literacy.
• Computer literacy.
It also assumed that learners are competent in the following unit standards
• Demonstrate knowledge of water treatment process.
• Demonstrate knowledge of wastewater treatment process.
• Apply personal safety practices in the workplace.
Location:AATICD Campus or Online or Inhouse
Training Dates:Course starts every Monday of every Week.
Course Fees:To be sent via Proforma Invoice to your e-mail
Note: Please fill in the online application form on the left or bottom if this page to receive a quotation from AATICD.
How to Apply:To Apply Simply Fill in the Online Enquiries / Applications form on the Right Sidebar or Bottom of this website http://www.aaticd.co.za
NB:When filling the online application form; please take note of your desired Training Month, Duration in Weeks and Training Session. This will give us the exact dates you will be attending your classes.
Also note that Tuition Fees must be paid upfront on or before training start date. This is to ensure that all resources are made availabe for you before you start. You will not be allowed into training if fees are not paid and verified.
Also note that Tuition Fees Cancellations must be made 14 business working days before the starting date of training. This will allow us to do a 50% refund of the total amount paid. If cancellations are made thereafter note that no refund will be made to delegates.
Tuition Fees include teas and lunch as well as either a laptop or tablet which a delegate will take home free of charge.
Tuition Fee DOES NOT include Accommodation, Dinners and other Extra Curricular Activities or Incidentals. Delegates are expected to fund this on their own. AATICD will not be held accountable for any incidents to delegates.
In-House Trainings are also available for 10 or more delegates for any duration. Please consult with our Administration for such In-House training bookings.
A learner credited with this unit standard will be able to:
1. Compare water and wastewater works performance with legislative and workplace requirements at an operational level.
Range: Works performance includes but is not limited to the quality and quantity of effluent, quality and quantity of sludge.
2. Interpret and apply legislation relevant to the operation of water and wastewater treatment works.
3. Apply communication and leadership skills at the working environment.
4. Demonstrate of administration required on a wastewater treatment works.
5. Use the System International (SI) and appropriate formulae to perform calculations needed to operate water or wastewater treatment plant.
Critical Cross-Field Outcomes:
1. Identify and solve problems relating to water flow using measurements and calculations.
2. Work effectively with others as a leader and member of a team on a daily basis to effectively produce potable and quality water by applying procedures and complying with organisational standards.
3. Organize and manage oneself and one’s activities responsibly by identifying resources required to operate and control the water and wastewater plant.
4. Communicate effectively using appropriate verbal and nonverbal skills to promote good working relationships in the working environment.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the world, as a set of related systems by recognizing the inter-relationships between role-payers and customers in the water and wastewater treatment works.
6. Use science and technology to produce quality water and wastewater treatment on a plant.