Water Treatment Certifications, Degrees & Awards | L&DA

See below for a list of water and environment industry qualifications we offer, or download our leaflet as a PDF file.

Water Production

Level 5 revised 2021
  • Level – 3 Award
  • Number of Credits – 12
  • Guided Learning Hours – 100
  • Course Duration – 5 Days

This qualification is designed for Water Production Technicians and Operators. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of Water Production and improve your performance. It will encourage a thorough understanding of the Water Treatment Process to foster business improvement.

Water Production learners will be taught how to plan and develop courses of action, including, where relevant, responsibility for the work of others and how to exercise autonomy and judgement within broad parameters and to address the knowledge and understanding of Water Production.

The qualification addresses the practical competencies required for effective Water Production operations and provides evidence of organisational competence for Regulators and other stakeholders.

  • Level – 3 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 6
  • Guided Learning Hours – 100
  • Course Duration – 5 Days

This qualification is designed for Water Production Technicians and Operators. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of Water Production and improve your performance. It will encourage a thorough understanding of the Water Treatment Process to foster business improvement.

Water Production learners will be taught how to plan and develop courses of action, including, where relevant, responsibility for the work of others and how to exercise autonomy and judgement within broad parameters and to address the knowledge and understanding of Water Production.

The qualification addresses the practical competencies required for effective Water Production operations and provides evidence of organisational competence for Regulators and other stakeholders.

  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 14
  • Guided Learning Hours – 100
  • Course Duration – 10 Days
This qualification is designed for Water Production Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Water Production and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 28
  • Guided Learning Hours – 280
  • Course Duration – 10 Days
This qualification is designed for Water Production Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Water Production and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.

Water Networks

  • Level – 3 Award
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 3 Diploma
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 12
  • Guided Learning Hours – 120
  • Course Duration – 12 Days
This qualification is designed for Water Network Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, Specialist Managers and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your skills and understanding of the Management of Water Networks and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 24
  • Guided Learning Hours – 240
  • Course Duration – 12 Days
This qualification is designed for Water Network Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, Specialist Managers and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your skills and understanding of the Management of Water Networks and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.

Waste Water Networks

  • Level – 3 Award
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 3 Diploma
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 13
  • Guided Learning Hours – 130
  • Course Duration – 13 Days
This qualification is designed for Waste Water Network Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Waste Water Network and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 26
  • Guided Learning Hours – 260
  • Course Duration – 13 Days
This qualification is designed for Waste Water Network Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Waste Water Network and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.

Waste Water Treatment

Waste Water TreatmentLevel 5 revised February 2022
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 1
  • Guided Learning Hours – 10
  • Course Duration – 1 Day

This course is aimed at Water and Wastewater managers, field managers, asset managers and others involved in meeting compliance within the Water industry.

As Wastewater Treatment compliance now comes under increasing regulatory scrutiny from OFWAT the overall ability of the Water Industry to effectively oversee and manage the Wastewater Treatment process comes under sharper focus. To demonstrate the competence of those responsible will likely become increasingly the focus of public awareness and form a key strand of the regulator’s investigation.

  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 1
  • Guided Learning Hours – 14
  • Course Duration – 1 Day

This course is aimed at Water and Wastewater managers, field managers, asset managers and others involved in meeting compliance within the Water industry.

As Wastewater Treatment compliance now comes under increasing regulatory scrutiny from OFWAT the overall ability of the Water Industry to effectively oversee and manage the Wastewater Treatment process comes under sharper focus. To demonstrate the competence of those responsible will likely become increasingly the focus of public awareness and form a key strand of the regulator’s investigation.

  • Level – 3 Award
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 3 Diploma
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 12
  • Guided Learning Hours – 120
  • Course Duration – 10 Days
This qualification is designed for Waste Water Treatment Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Waste Water Treatment and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 24
  • Guided Learning Hours – 240
  • Course Duration – 10 Days
This qualification is designed for Waste Water Treatment Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Waste Water Treatment and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.

WIRS

  • Level – 2 Award
  • Number of Credits – N/A
  • Course Duration – 1 Day
Underground utilities are the mains and cables located below ground that carry various types of services to homes, businesses, and anywhere you find people. Providers of these utilities are often public utility companies, but can also be service providers and even individuals.

Climate Change

  • Level – 3 Award
  • Number of Credits – 1
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 2 Days
The qualification is relevant to all organisations and is designed for practitioners whose activities may be impacted by a changing climate.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 20
  • Course Duration – 3 Days
This qualification is designed for Operational Managers and Directors across all sectors. It provides training on identifying climate impacted decisions, and how best to govern those decisions to ensure they are “climate-informed”.

Innovation

  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 2 Days
Two days of dynamic sessions that address the challenges faced by any organisation and provide employees with the skills and understanding that will enable them to solve problems in a new way.

Risk & Resilience

  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 4
  • Guided Learning Hours – 32
  • Course Duration – 3 or 4 Days
This qualification is designed for Water & Environmental Industry Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of Risk & Resilience and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.

Asset Management and Security

  • Level – 5 Award
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 2 Days
This qualification is designed for all Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the process of Change and Project Management in the context of the Water & Environmental Industries. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 2 Days
This qualification is designed for those Managers and Directors responsible for the management of Physical and Cyber Asset Security in the water & environmental industries. It is also of value to those managers who operate physical and cyber assets and require an understanding of the concept of asset security and some of the principles and risks involved. The qualification will raise your awareness of the issues involved in asset security including regulatory requirements.

Developer Services Management

  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 4
  • Guided Learning Hours – 40
The Level 5 Award in Understanding Developer Services for the Water and Environmental Industries is aimed at learners who wish to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the design and construction of Water and Wastewater Network infrastructure assets and services.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 12
  • Guided Learning Hours – 120
The Level 5 Certificate in Managing Developer Services for the Water and Environmental Industries is aimed at learners who wish to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the design and construction of Water and Wastewater Network infrastructure assets and services.

Operations Management

  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 2 Days
The key concepts required for anyone involved in the maintenance and management of water hydraulic systems are complex in nature and will
vary by role.
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 3 Days
This qualification is designed for Water Network Field Managers, Operational Managers, Project Managers, Department Heads, and other practising Senior and Middle Managers. The qualification will develop your technical skills and understanding of the Management of demand Management & Leakage and improve your performance. It will encourage strategic thinking at this level of management, to foster business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 2 Days
This qualification is designed for Managers, Supervisors and operational staff involved with the operation, supervision, monitoring and maintenance of large raised reservoirs. Whilst the qualification is aimed at those directly involved with reservoir management, it is also appropriate for staff who regularly attend reservoir sites whilst carrying out other duties (e.g. samplers and grounds maintenance staff) enabling them to identify and report observations and occurrences.
  • Level – 5 Certificate
Coming later in 2022

Business Continuity

  • Level – 5 Award
Coming later in 2022
  • Level – 5 Award
  • Number of Credits – 2
  • Guided Learning Hours – 16
  • Course Duration – 4 Days
This qualification is designed for Operational Managers and Directors in the Water industry and for those Incident specialists who are likely to be involved in the management of incidents and events. The qualification will raise your awareness of the issues involved in event and incident prevention and mitigation through to their management. It considers incident review and analysis leading to important learning outcomes and ultimately business improvement.
  • Level – 5 Award
Coming later in 2022

Assessor Qualifications

L&DA in conjunction with the ProQual awarding body offer a suite of assessor qualifications at level 3.
  • Level – 3 Award
  • Number of Credits – 9
  • Guided Learning Hours – 54
This qualification is appropriate for candidates who assess occupational competence in an individual’s workplace.
  • Level – 3 Award
  • Number of Credits – 9
  • Guided Learning Hours – 54
This qualification is appropriate for candidates who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment (such as workshops, classrooms or other training environments). This covers evidence from the learner that they have carried out assessing not in the workplace in line with best practice.
  • Level – 3 Certificate
  • Number of Credits – 15
  • Guided Learning Hours – 84
This qualification is appropriate for candidates who assess vocational skills, knowledge and understanding in environments other than the work environment (such as workshops, classrooms or other training environments).

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