Aerobic Wastewater Treatment System - Servicing and Maintenance


This course has been developed to adopt new requirements within the Onsite Wastewater Code being introduced to South Australia, supporting Local Councils, SA Health, the wastewater industry and homeowners improve the standard of servicing and maintenance of aerobic wastewater treatment systems.

Aimed at the service technician this course will review a number of different manufacturers systems, fault diagnostic tests and their interpretation, routine maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of faulty or failing systems.

The course involves hands-on practical exercises to consolidate knowledge and develop skills. There will be a strong emphasis on practical and field based learning with approximately half of the course time spent on troubleshooting exercises and looking at and working on a wide variety of aerobic wastewater treatment systems on site. The course includes testing, inspecting, fault finding and rectifying operating systems.

This course is recognised and endorsed by SA Health.


This course is eligible for CITB funding. The CITB is a whole-of-industry led organisation that provides support to attract, train and retain South Australian building and construction workers by providing leadership in training and skills development.

Each financial year, Eligible Persons with an approved CITB number are provided with $3,000 of training fee subsidies through the Construction Skills Training Program.

To check your eligibility or to renew your CITB number visit

To obtain the CITB subsidies, provide your approved CITB number to the CITB endorsed training provider.

At the successful completion of a CITB eligible course, eligible CITB students will be refunded with the CITB subsidy. TAFE SA cannot claim your refund (and therefore cannot reimburse you the funded amount) prior to the finish date. All CITB refunds will be credited against the student account and not refunded back to credit cards.

Rebate refunds will be processed within 60 days after the course has completed (this timeframe is to allow for assessment submission, marking and processing).

The CITB Number provided must belong to the individual participant – you cannot use another person’s or company’s CITB Number.

  • Suitable attire and protective clothing for the field based components of the course.

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.


Dates to be advised

Class Times
3 days x 8 hours
Student Visa (500)

Not Eligible


$1700 cost is inclusive of lecturer travel to the region

Cost Information
This course is eligible for CITB Funding. Your CITB Number must be active at the time of registration. The CITB rebate for this course is $700.



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Start Date

Tue 2 Nov 21

End Date

Thu 4 Nov 21

Class Times
Tuesday to Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
3 days x 8 hours
Address or Room
Room: 1.G.1
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible

Cost Information
This course is eligible for CITB Funding. Your CITB Number must be active at the time of registration. The CITB rebate for this course is $700.



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