Aerobic Wastewater Treatment System - Servicing and Maintenance

Duration3 days
Pre-requisitesSuitable attire and protective clothing for the field based components of the course.
Accredited UnitsMaintain effluent disinfection systems (CPCPDR2023A)


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.

Note: completion of the Application form will secure your place in the course. Closer to the commencement date, a tax invoice will be sent out with payment options outlined. Cancellations must be notified five working days prior to course start dates or full fees will be payable.

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TonsleyTue 4 Sep 2018Thu 6 Sep 2018Apply Now
Potential CITB rebate of $370 may be available depending on eligibility for CITB funding.
3 days x 8 hours
Tuesday to Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Enquire8688 3661
No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

Aerobic Wastewater Treatment System - Servicing and Maintenance
- Principles of aerobic wastewater treatment systems operations and servicing
- South Australian legislation
- WHS issues with AWTS
- Treatment processes
- Overview of systems
- Effluent sampling and testing
- Documents you need to know about
- Field exercises