Meter Validation and Installation training

20 November 2019 – 22 November 2019

Venue TBC

Wagga Wagga NSW 2650
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COST: $1,750 AHA or Irrigation Australia MEMBER  |  $2,495 NON-MEMBER (all prices excl. GST)

INCLUSIONS: Course fee includes 2 years certification in the Meter Validator and Installer discipline 


Above ground meter installation


Participants of this course will be responsible for installing and/or validating water meters in a rural environment against the Australian Standards

The content broadly covers

  • New Australian Standards for Control of Rural Water Meter Installation and Validation
  • Explanation of the Pattern Approval process for meter manufacturers and what installers need to know when validating installations
  • Site preparation, component installation, site reinstatement and commissioning
  • Field assessment of meter installations

This course will provide participants with three (3) units of competency towards certification for Meter Validation and Installation

  • NWPIRR014  Install meters for rural water supplies 
  • NWPIRR022  Maintain meters for rural water supplies
  • ACHWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes

After the successful completion of the specific course based assignments such as completion of a written workshop assessments, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the three (3) units covered.

To apply for IAL certification to install and validate rural water meters according to the Australian Standards and as laid out in the National Framework for Non Urban Water Metering Policy Paper, participants will need to demonstrate competency in a total of 6 units listed under the National Framework. The 6 units are comprised of the above and the following three (3) units:

  • NWPGEN003 Apply the environmental and licensing procedures for the water industry
  • NWPNET002 Prepare and restore worksite
  • NWPNET011 Locate, identify and protect utilities

“Some jurisdictional governments allow meters to be installed and maintained by non-certified persons, however in some States a certified validator must inspect and approve the work prior to the meter being accepted for use”

Course includes resources, morning/afternoon tea and lunch and assessments. 

Please contact Kahla McKinless or phone 1300 949 891 for more information