FIELD Engineering and Related Technologies

 

Revision of Water Industry Qualifications

 

National Certificate in Wastewater Treatment (Level 4) [Ref: 0879]

National Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) [Ref: 0880]

National Diploma in Drinking-Water (Level 5) with strands in Drinking-Water Assessment, and Water Treatment [Ref: 1012]

National Diploma in Wastewater Treatment (Level 5) [Ref: 0966]

 

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Small Scale Systems) (Level 3) [Ref: 2240]

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Drinking-Water/Wastewater) (Level 3) [Ref: 2241]

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) with strands in Drinking-Water, Wastewater, Drinking-Water Multistage Processes, and Wastewater Multistage Processes [Ref: 2242]

New Zealand Diploma in Drinking-Water Assessment (Level 5) [Ref: 2244]

New Zealand Diploma in Water Treatment (Level 5) with strands in Drinking-Water Treatment, and Wastewater Treatment [Ref: 2245]

 

The Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation has revised the qualifications listed above.

 

Date new versions published November 2016

 

The next qualification review is planned to take place during 2018.

 

Reason for the revision

 

Gazetted coverage of water reticulation, water treatment and waste water treatment was transferred to Infrastructure ITO in May 2015. Qualification Developer responsibility for the suite of water qualifications was transferred from Primary ITO to Infrastructure ITO.

 

Main changes resulting from the revision

 

National Certificate in Wastewater Treatment (Level 4) [Ref: 0879]

National Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) [Ref: 0880]

National Diploma in Drinking-Water (Level 5) with strands in Drinking-Water Assessment, and Water Treatment [Ref: 1012]

National Diploma in Wastewater Treatment (Level 5) [Ref: 0966]

 

Last date for entry to programmes leading to these reviewed qualifications has been extended from 31 December 2016 until 30 June 2017.

 

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Small Scale Systems)(Level 3) [Ref: 2240]

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Drinking-Water/Wastewater)(Level 3) [Ref: 2241]

 

      Qualification specification statements updated

      Conditions relating to the Graduate Profile removed.

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) with strands in Drinking-Water, Wastewater, Drinking-Water Multistage Processes, and Wastewater Multistage Processes [Ref: 2242]

 

      Minor changes to outcomes and credits

      Qualification specification statements updated

      Conditions relating to the Graduate Profile updated

      Transition arrangements from replaced National Certificates [Refs: 0880 and 0879] updated to reflect new last date for entry of 30 June 2017

 

New Zealand Diploma in Drinking-Water Assessment (Level 5) [Ref: 2244]

 

      Minor changes to outcomes and credits

      Qualification specification statements updated

      Conditions relating to the Graduate Profile removed

      Transition arrangements from replaced National Diploma [Ref: 1012] updated to reflect new last date for entry of 30 June 2017

 

New Zealand Diploma in Water Treatment (Level 5) with strands in Drinking-Water and Wastewater [Ref: 2245]

 

      Minor changes to outcomes and credits

      Qualification specification statements updated

      Conditions relating to the Graduate Profile removed

      Transition arrangements from replaced National Diplomas [Refs: 1012 and 0966] updated to reflect new last date for entry of 30 June 2017

 

 

Transition

 

National Certificate in Wastewater Treatment (Level 4) [Ref: 0879]

National Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) [Ref: 0880]

National Diploma in Drinking-Water (Level 5) with strands in Drinking-Water Assessment, and Water Treatment [Ref: 1012]

National Diploma in Wastewater Treatment (Level 5) [Ref: 0966]

 

The last date for entry into programmes leading to the replaced qualifications is 31 June 2017. The last date of assessment for the replaced qualifications is 31 December 2018.

 

People currently working towards achievement of these qualifications may either complete the requirements for that qualification by 31 December 2018 or transfer their results to the replacement qualification.

 

There are substantial differences between the new and the replaced qualifications, and it is recommended that candidates complete the qualification in which they are enrolled.

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Small Scale Systems)(Level 3) [Ref: 2240]

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Drinking-Water/Wastewater)(Level 3) [Ref: 2241]

New Zealand Certificate in Water Treatment (Level 4) with strands in Drinking-Water, Wastewater, Drinking-Water Multistage Processes, and Wastewater Multistage Processes [Ref: 2242]

New Zealand Diploma in Drinking-Water Assessment (Level 5) [Ref: 2244]

New Zealand Diploma in Water Treatment (Level 5) with strands in Drinking-Water, and Wastewater [Ref: 2245]

 

There are no registered programmes leading to Version 1 of these qualifications.

All new candidates are expected to enrol in Version 2 from the date of publication.

It is the intention of Infrastructure ITO that no existing trainee should be disadvantaged by these transition arrangements.

 

Any person who considers they have been disadvantaged may appeal to the qualification developer Infrastructure ITO (Connexis) at qualifications@connexis.org.nz or 04 499 9144.