Courses for Water utility training

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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Essential Health, Safety and Environmental Knowledge

National Water Hygiene Scheme (WH1)
A one day 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 training course providing a uniform approach to health, safety and environmental awareness within the Water Industry (EUSR SHEA card).

Water Hygiene and DOMS (SC120)
A one day 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 Competency Framework

Water Industry Operative Competency Framework - The Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 Scheme
An accredited programme of competence based training and assessment units developed specifically for the Water utility sector by Develop Training Limited.

Water Services

Water Regulations and Water By Laws (W4)
A one day training course incorporating a Bpec assessment and accreditation for plumbers and heating engineers who install and maintain water systems.

Enforcement of Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations 1999 (WR12)
An eight day comprehensive course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation for persons responsible for enforcement of Water Regulations.

Butt Fusion / Electro Fusion of PE Pipe (OP223)
A two day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation providing the skills to join polyethylene pipe safely using Butt Fusion and Electro Fusion techniques.

Safe Control of Mains Connections (SCMC) EUSR (SCMC1)
A one day training course designed to provide an understanding of how to plan and execute a routine water mains connection.

Type BA Verifiable Reduced Pressure Zone Device Testing (WR9)
A three day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation for persons who test, monitor or check the testing of RPZ valve assemblies (Reduced Pressure Zone Backflow Prevention Devices).

Disinfection of Water Mains (WN18)
A three day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation to provide skills and knowledge required to undertake the disinfection and sampling of water mains.

Leakage Detection - Acoustic (WN10)
A three day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation to provide skills required to detect underground leaks using acoustic leak detection techniques.

Mainlaying Repairs and Modifications (OP221)
A four day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation providing skills for the safe repair, maintenance and alteration of mains and the insertion of tees, hydrants and valves.

Network Construction Operations (Water) Level 1 (NCO1W)
A five day training course designed to provide the skills to assist with Mains and Service Laying of PE pipe and to achieve the Level 1 Certificate in Network Construction Operations (Water).

Network Construction Operations Water Level 2 Service Laying (NCO2WS)
A five day training course and associated assessments to achieve the Level 2 Certificate in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Service Layer.

Network Construction Operations Water Level 2 Main Laying (NCO2WM)
A five day training course and associated assessments to achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Main layer.

Network Construction Operations Water Combined Level 2 Mains and Level 2 Service Laying (NCO2WM/S)
A five day combined training course and associated assessments to achieve the Level 2 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Main layer and the Level 2 Certificate in Network Construction Operations (Water) - Service Layer.

Network Construction Operations Water Level 3 (NCO3W)
A five day training course and associated assessments to achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water).

Large Diameter Main Laying (OP23)
A two day training course designed to provide the skills and knowledge to lay, joint and dismantle large diameter mains within a trench complex.

Flood Defence and Flood Incidents

Surface Water Flooding Incidents: Communicating With Customers (SWFC)
A one day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation, designed to deliver effective communication and empathy with those involved in flooding incidents.

Surface Water Flooding Incidents: Awareness (SWFA)
A one day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation, designed to deliver awareness of Flood Defence and Flood Incident Management.

Surface Water Flooding Incidents: For Operatives (SWFO)
A two day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation, designed to support effective working by operatives in Flood Defence and Flood Incidents.

Surface Water Flooding Incidents: For Supervisors (SWFS)
A two day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation, designed to support the effective supervision of operatives working in Flood Defence and Flood Incident Management.

Surface Water Flooding Incidents: For Managers (SWFM)
A two day training course incorporating City and Guilds assessment and accreditation, designed to support the effective management of Flood Defence and Flood Incident Management.

Water Treatment

Potable Water Treatment Operations (WT11)
A four day 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 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 training course designed to develop the skills and knowledge required by supervising engineers.

Soil Mechanics for Supervising Reservoir Engineers (ES15)
A two day 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 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 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.

Sewerage

CCTV Inspections - Private Drainage Systems (Practical Camera Inspection) (OS24)
A one day 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 training course designed to provide practical training in the safe, effective use of jetting equipment and the supervision of jetting equipment and operations.

Inspection and Maintenance of Private Drainage Systems (OS22)
A four day 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 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 training course designed to provide instruction in brick sewer condition classification to the WRc Manual of Sewer Condition Classification.

Pipe Sewer Condition Classification (OS19X)
A five day training course designed to provide instruction in pipe sewer condition classification to the WRc Manual of Sewer Condition Classification.

Pipe Sewer Condition Conversion to MSCC4 (OS30X)
A one day CPD event 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 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 training course designed to provide instruction in the design of small sewage 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 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.

Law relating to the Operation and Construction of Sewerage Systems (LW4)
A two day training course designed to provide knowledge of legislation on sewers in England and Wales.

Other service options

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.

Frontline Skills Framework
Frontline Skills Framework

Develops own bespoke scheme to help build competence and evidence of compliance of an individual's technical proficiency.

Accredited by City & Guilds.