Drinking Water Treatment Operations

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Drinking Water Treatment Operations
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 103312 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 31st August 2021.
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Duration 2 years part-time online

Attendance Requirements
Two one day workshops will take place each semester in IT Sligo. Attendance at the workshops will be compulsory.
Course Fee EU Fees
Total Programme Fees: €4,800
Fees per annum: €2,400
Per 10 credit module: €800
Per 5 credit module: €400

Non-EU Fees
Total Programme Fees: €7,800
Entry Requirements Level 5 qualification (e.g. leaving certificate). For candidates without level 5 qualifications, a process of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can be undertaken to assess the candidates’ suitability to the course.
Course Content

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This course will prepare participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies required for success in operation of water treatment plants. It will also provide formal certification to operatives in this area.

In Stage 1, the fo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester 1
ICT and Transferable Skills 05
Water and Wastewater Science Module 05
Health & Safety for Treatment Plant Operators 05

Semester 2
Energy Management 05
Law and Compliance 05
Networks Flow Measurement and Control 05


Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates will be qualified to work in Water Treatment Plants as operators to the expected industry standard. This qualification may become the standard that the major operators in the Water Industry in Ireland will come to expect from their operators.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: 353 (0) 71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
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