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Courses for Water utility training services

Here you will find our most popular Water based training courses in Water Services, Water Treatment, Waste Water Treatment and Sewerage related processes.

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Water Competency Framework

Essential Health, Safety and Environmental Knowledge

  • National Water Hygiene Scheme (WH1)
    A one day national water hygiene training course reinforcing an individual's responsibilities towards the potable water supply. Required compliance for persons working in any aspect of the potable water supply.
  • SHEA Water (SC96)
    A one day SHEA - safety, health and environmental awareness training course providing a uniform approach within the Water Industry (EUSR SHEA card).
  • Water Hygiene and DOMS (SC120)
    A one day water hygiene training course, the Scottish Water Distribution Operations Maintenance Strategy (DOMS) scheme providing a uniform approach to work on Water Industry infrastructure in Scotland (EUSR DOMS card).

Water Services

Flood Defence and Flood Incidents

Water Treatment

  • Potable Water Treatment Operations (WT11)
    A four day potable water treatment operations training course designed to provide the technical knowledge and practical understanding of the processes involved in producing potable water.
  • Reservoir Inspection (WT30)
    A two day reservoir inspection training course, incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation, designed to provide delegates with the knowledge to undertake effective inspection of reservoirs.
  • Reservoir Supervision (ES1)
    A five day reservoir supervision training course designed to develop the skills and knowledge required by reservoir supervising engineers.
  • Soil Mechanics for Supervising Reservoir Engineers (ES15)
    A two day soil mechanics for supervising reservoir engineers training course designed to develop knowledge of soil mechanics practice and its application in embankment dam engineering, and to develop and knowledge of embankment dam behaviour.
  • Hydraulics and Hydrology for Supervising Engineers (ES16)
    A two day hydraulics and hydrology for supervising engineers training course designed to develop an understanding of hydraulic engineering and flood hydrology and their application in dam engineering.

Waste Water Treatment

  • Waste Water Treatment Process Operations (ST1)
    A four day waste water treatment process operations training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation to provide technical knowledge of wastewater treatment, the processes involved and the effects of discharges on the environment.


  • CCTV Inspections - Private Drainage Systems (Practical Camera Inspection) (OS24)
    A one day CCTV inspections private drainage systems training course designed to provide operators and technicians with the practical skills and knowledge to conduct CCTV surveys of private sewers and drains.
  • Drain and Sewer Cleaning with High Pressure Water Jetting (OS17)
    A two day drain and sewer cleaning training course designed to provide practical training in the safe, effective use of high pressure jetting equipment and the supervision of jetting equipment and operations.
  • Inspection and Maintenance of Private Drainage Systems (OS22)
    A four day inspection and maintenance of private drainage systems training course designed to provide practical training in Customer Care, Jetting Operations and CCTV Inspections of Private Drainage Systems.
  • British Small Sewage Works Maintenance (BW1)
    A two day small sewage works maintenance training course designed to provide service engineer with a thorough understanding of the types, theory and operation of small sewage treatment plant.
  • Brick Sewer Condition Classification (OS21X)
    A three day brick sewer condition classification training course designed to provide instruction to the WRc Manual of Sewer Condition Classification.
  • Pipe Sewer Condition Classification (OS19X)
    A five day pipe sewer condition classification training course designed to provide instruction to the WRc Manual of Sewer Condition Classification.
  • Pipe Sewer Condition Conversion to MSCC4 (OS30X)
    A one day pipe sewer condition conversion to MSCC4 training course to enable existing holders of OS20X or OS19X qualifications to update their knowledge and skills in the identification of new and modified coding systems to the standards laid down by the Water Industry in the WRc Manual of Sewer Condition Classification 4th edition.
  • Design of Small Sewerage Systems (EM11)
    A two day design of small sewerage systems training course designed to provide the knowledge to design small sewerage schemes and to check designs submitted for approval, with pipe sizes up to approximately 600mm diameter.
  • Design of Small Sewage Pumping Stations (EM12)
    A two day design of small sewage pumping stations training course designed to provide instruction in the design of pumping installations with particular reference to the Water UK/WRc publication "Sewers for Adoption - a design and construction guide for developers".
  • The Law and Practice of Trade Effluent Control (SHE40)
    A two day law and practice of trade effluent control training course designed to provide knowledge of the regulatory framework surrounding the disposal of trade effluents to the public sewers and the practical measures required for compliance with the law.

Delivering extensive water industry training

We provide a comprehensive range of accredited water industry training courses in accordance with the latest water regulations. Our portfolio of courses cover water services, water treatment, waste water treatment and sewerage related processes, and accommodate all levels of expertise from Apprenticeships and NVQ's, for new and current employees, to water engineering and management.

Skills for the workforce

Our courses are designed to help water businesses and contractors build the essential skills needed in their workforce to guarantee the sustainability of water supply in the UK.

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  • Nationwide delivery
    We have five very well equipped training facilities in Derby, York, Linlithgow, Swindon and Bolton.
  • Courses tailored to your sector
    We can tailor training to your specific industry requirements and also to company procedures and objectives. Call us on 0800 876 6708 to discuss your particular requirements.
  • Delivery at your site
    Our training centres are built specifically to meet the requirements of training/assessment in controlled conditions, but we are happy to consider flexing delivery if numbers, facilities and equipment make it practicable.

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