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The Water Industry: Sewerage Operations and Maintenance

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

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £3,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Sewer Network Repair and Maintenance Operative
  • Sewerage Investigative (CCTV) Operative
  • Sewerage Trenchless Technology Operative
  • Sewerage Water Jetting Operative
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical and theory-based (or 'combined') qualification:

  • Diploma in Sewerage and Drainage Operations

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.