Waste Water Treatment Operations

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Waste Water Treatment Operations
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 103315 (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
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact the college for the next start date.
Application Date Application Closing Date: 30th August 2019.
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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 €2,400 per year of the course.
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

Expand+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 focus is on develo...

Subjects Taught

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

Semester 2
Title Credits
Energy Management 05
Law and Compliance 05
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Number of Credits 60
Careers or Further Progression Graduates will be qualified to work in Wastewater 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 To apply from within Local Authorities:
Contact Mr. Tom Kirby, Secretary of LASNTG.
Phone: +353 (0) 505 24688
Email: wsntg@eircom.net

To apply from within Irish Water:
Contact Ms. Sinéad McGinley, Learning & Development Manager, Human Resources
Phone: +353 (0) 1 89 253
Email: smcginley@water.ie

Applications other than from Local Authorities or Irish Water:
Contact: Admissions, IT Sligo
Phone: +353 (0) 71 931 85
Email: admissions@itsligo.ie
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