Course Title: Develop a water quality monitoring program

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5367 Diploma of Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Develop a water quality monitoring program

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science


Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Namrita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

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Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to establish requirements for monitoring water quality and developing a program to monitor water quality in a given site. It includes carrying out water monitoring activities and evaluating program effectiveness.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCNRM502 Develop a water quality monitoring program


1. Determine water quality monitoring program requirements

2. Undertake a site analysis

3. Plan monitoring program

4. Monitor water quality

5. Evaluate program

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include written reports, in-the-field activities and group work