Water Operations Technical Competency Benchmark
This project proposes to bring industry and regulators together, to develop minimum standards for technical competency that facilitates a more consistent approach towards technical competency and the implementation of Learning and Development (L&D) programs for frontline water industry operations.
The project will:
- Develop a nationally recognised technical competency benchmark that includes the alignment of training to roles and responsibilities and the water quality risks managed.
- Benchmark to include technical competencies from Catchment to Consumer consistent with the ADWG and AGWR aproach.
- Benchamrk to be sufficiently flexible so that it can be implemented effectively regardless of location or size of the water utility, including remote communities.
- Integrate accredited training and certification into the guideance including minimum competency requirements.
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