Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Network Construction Operations)

The CABWI Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Network Construction Operations) is a knowledge based qualification that provides learners with the knowledge and understanding to support operational water network construction activities.

This qualification covers the underpinning knowledge relating to water network construction:

  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utilities sector
  • Understanding main laying of ductile iron pipes
  • Understanding main laying of plastic pipe materials
  • Understanding main laying: butt fusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Understanding main laying: electrofusion of polyethylene pipes
  • Understanding how to carry out mains repairs
  • Understanding how to carry out alterations to existing mains
  • Understanding the installation of polyethylene service pipes
  • Understanding the installation of new copper service pipe
  • Understanding how to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using dual spindle machines Understanding how to make service pipe connections, under pressure, using single spindle machines
  • Understanding electrofusion jointing for polyethylene pipes and ferrules in service laying
  • Understanding the repair and modification of service pipes
  • Understanding the installation of water meters and proprietary boundary box systems

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Delivery takes place in a classroom setting and the qualification is assessed using written tests and assignments.

Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Water Operations)

The CABWI Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Water Operations) is a knowledge based qualification that provides learners with the knowledge and understanding to support operational water treatment activities.

This qualification covers the underpinning knowledge relating to water treatment operations:

  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utilities sector
  • Understanding water resources and water quality
  • Understanding water treatment processes
  • Understanding water supply asset care
  • Understanding health and safety in water supply management

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Delivery takes place in a classroom setting and the qualification is assessed using written tests and assignments.

Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Wastewater Operations)

The CABWI Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Wastewater Operations) is a knowledge based qualification that provides learners with the knowledge and understanding to support operational waste water treatment activities.

This qualification covers the underpinning knowledge relating to waste water treatment operations:

  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utilities sector
  • Basic knowledge for wastewater operations
  • Understanding health, safety and risk management processes
  • Understanding the nature of sewage effluent and its impact on the environment
  • Understanding the design and operation of sewerage pumping stations and pumps and its impact on the sewage treatment works
  • Understanding wastewater flows, separation and storm treatment
  • Understanding the principles of wastewater preliminary and primary treatment
  • Understanding wastewater secondary treatment: biological filtration
  • Understanding wastewater secondary treatment: activated sludge
  • Understanding wastewater treatment in a small works
  • Understanding tertiary treatment of wastewater
  • Understanding nutrient removal from wastewater
  • Understanding sludge preparation in wastewater
  • Understanding sludge treatment and disposal from wastewater
  • Understanding wastewater nuisance control
  • Understanding wastewater incident management

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Delivery takes place in a classroom setting and the qualification is assessed using written tests and assignments.

Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Water Supply)

The CABWI Level 2 Diploma in Water Engineering (Water Supply) is a knowledge based qualification that provides learners with the knowledge and understanding to support operational water distribution activities.

This qualification covers the underpinning knowledge relating to water leakage and/or distribution operations:

  • Understanding employment rights and responsibilities in the energy and utilities sector
  • Understanding oral communication with customers
  • Understanding water company customer service performance
  • Understanding the inspection of domestic customers’ water supply systems
  • Understanding water pressure and flow measurement
  • Understanding data logging for water pressure and flow measurement
  • Understanding water mains and services tracing and surveying
  • Understanding water leakage detection using acoustic listening techniques
  • Understanding how to operate sluice valves, gate valves and hydrants
  • Understanding how to carry out and record meter reading
  • Understanding water supply hygiene, health, safety and risk management processes

Leakage pathway:

  • Understanding monitoring of water systems leakage
  • Understanding water leakage detection using leak noise correlation techniques

Distribution pathway:

  • Understanding the disinfection of water mains
  • Understanding mains cleansing by flushing
  • Understanding the sampling process for water
  • Understanding the testing process for water

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Delivery takes place in a classroom setting and the qualification is assessed using written tests and assignments.