Course Title: Apply knowledge of water engineering resources

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6093 Advanced Diploma of Engineering Design

Course Title: Apply knowledge of water engineering resources

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Vocational Engineering


Term1 2010,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to apply knowledge of urban and rural water engineering resources including how they are utilised.  This covers administration, storage, treatment and reticulation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

EAX101B-Perform calculations related to simple fluid systems
EAX061B-Perform calculations related to more complex fluid systems

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

EAC150B Apply knowledge of water engineering resources


1. Identify sources of water and storage.

2. Analyse a region's demand for water together with conservation measures and recycling strategies.

3. Identify the role of Water Authorities and agencies.

4. Consider water quality parameters and relevant guidelines and testing procedures.

5. Design elements of water treatment processes.

6. Design a storage reservoir, and associated components.

7. Consider the requirements, function and layout of a reticulation system.

8. Analyse a reticulation system.

9. Outline the elements of rural water supply procedures including irrigation practice.

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment are conducted in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course according to the performance criteria set out in the National Training Package. Students are required to undertake summative assessments that bring together knowledge and skills. To successfully complete this course you will be required to demonstrate competency in each assessment tasks detailed under the Assessment Task Section.

Your assessment for this course will be marked using the following table:

NYC (<50%) Not Yet Competent

CAG (50-59%) Competent - Pass

CC (60-69%) Competent - Credit

CDI (70-79%) Competent - Distinction

CHD (80-100%) Competent - High Distinction