Level 5 Certificate in Management of Waste Water Networks | L&DA

Waste Water Network – The Level 5 Certificate in Management of Waste Water Networks

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 Network learners will be taught how to take responsibility for planning and developing 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 the Management of Waste Water Network.

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

Overview of the Qualification –  Main Themes

  • Understand the regulatory and legislative framework in which the water industry operates, with particular emphasis on the impact of the framework on the operation and maintenance of the waste water network
  • Understand the implications of the waste water network on waste water treatment
  • Understand the impact of major components of the waste water network on waste water quality and resilience of the waste water network
  • Understand the impact of new developments on the waste water network
  • Understand the water company’s waste water collection systems for effective operational management of the waste water network
  • Understand hydraulic principles in relation to the waste water network
  • Understand best practice for the operation and maintenance of waste water networks attenuation (detention) tanks
  • Understand engineering principles in relation to waste water networks
  • Understand best practice in in relation to waste water network and the processing of Trade Effluent in line with Regulatory requirements
  • Understand best practice for management of waste water network assets
  • Understand best practice for dealing with public health nuisance
  • Understand best practice for dealing with failures or problems arising within the operations of the waste water network
  • Understanding best practice for dealing with waste water network flooding
  • Describe the process for managing waste water network flooding including regulatory reporting
  • Understand best practice for dealing with waste water network pollution
  • Understand the importance and application of innovation within the Water Sector pertaining to waste water network
  • Understand the importance and application of resilience within the Water Sector
  • Understand the management of the customer experience within waste water networks

Assessment

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and/or skills described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Upon successful completion of their qualification, learners are able to progress to further learning within the suite of Water Level 5 Qualifications – i.e. completing an Award or Certificate and topping up to Foundation Degree and on to Honours Degree.

Learners may also wish to further their ongoing personal and professional development by accessing other qualifications.

Summary – Award

Level 5
Number of Credits 13
Guided Learning Hours 130
Course Duration 13 Days
Course pre-requisites There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.

Summary – Certificate

Level 5
Number of Credits 26
Guided Learning Hours 260
Course Duration 13 Days
Course pre-requisites There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.

Download the qualificaton leaflet as a PDF file.