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Introduction to Hydrometric Monitoring

Introduction to Hydrometric Monitoring is a course which covers topics deemed essential by industry for new and inexperienced river, stream and groundwater hydrographers. It does not cover Hydrographic Surveying. It is suitable for candidates who are employed with access to hydrometric monitoring equipment and software..

Course delivery

This course is delivered online, by experienced hydrometric monitoring trainers.

Subject areas covered include

  1. Site selection
  2. Site installation
  3. Water level measurement
  4. Introduction to discharge rating curves
  5. Hydrometric instrumentation
  6. Introduction to water quality sampling and monitoring
  7. Current meter gauging (includes manual and acoustic Doppler methods)
  8. Stream gauging station survey
  9. Current meter calibration
  10. Stream sediment sampling
  11. Groundwater

AHA recognition on completion

Students who satisfactorily complete the Introduction to Hydrometric Monitoring course, will receive a certificate of attainment and be recognised as Certified Cadet Hydrographers for 12 months at no extra cost. After the initial certification period, normal certification renewal fees will apply.

Cost of course:

  • Full price AU$3100 inc. GST (includes offer of complimentary membership)
  • AHA Member discounted price AU$2650 inc. GST

Nationally recognised qualification upgrade

When you enrol you have the option to apply for the Hydrometric Monitoring Basics Skill Set. This includes three units:

You will have additional assignment work to meet the requirements of these units.

These units will also count as credits towards the Diploma of Water Industry Operations (Hydrometric Monitoring) NWP50118

Cost of upgrade:

  • AU$500 inc. GST for the qualification upgrade

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