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

Wastewater Treatment – The Level 5 Certificate in Management of Waste Water Treatment

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.

Waste Water Treatment 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 Treatment.

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

Overview of the Qualification –  Main Themes

  • Understand regulatory License compliance requirements and Water Quality standards applicable to waste water treatment
  • Understand best practice for preliminary treatment of waste water
  • Understand best practice for primary treatment of waste water
  • Understand best practice for fixed film biological treatment
  • Understand best practice for Suspended-growth processes (Activated sludge) treatment
  • Understand best practice processing of Trade Effluent in line with Regulatory requirements
  • Understand best practice for tertiary wastewater treatment
  • Understand best practice for sludge collection and treatment
  • Understand best practice for chemical storage
  • Understand best practice for odour control
  • Understand hydraulics for wastewater treatment processes
  • Understand engineering principles in relation to waste water treatment
  • Understand best practice for process control of water treatment
  • Understand best practice for dealing with failures or problems arising with treatment processes
  • Understand the importance and application of innovation within the Water Sector
  • Understand the importance and application of resilience within the Water Sector
  • Understand the compilation of compliance reports intended for regulatory reporting

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 12
Guided Learning Hours 120
Course Duration 10 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 24
Guided Learning Hours 240
Course Duration 10 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.