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The Water Industry: Water Industry

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
20 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Leakage Field Technician
  • Network Design Technician
  • Network Construction Technician
  • Process Operations Supervisor
  • Process Operations Technician
  • Wastewater Technician
  • Water Distribution Technician
  • Water Fittings Inspector
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Certificate in Maintain Water Supply (Network)
  • Certificate in Water Fittings Regulations Enforcement
  • Diploma in Controlling Process Operations
  • Diploma in Designing Water Networks
  • Diploma in Leakage Control
  • Diploma in Managing and Controlling Process Operations
  • Diploma in Network Construction Operations (Water)

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Diploma in Water Engineering

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.