Course Overview

This online module is particularly designed for new entrants to the water sector. It will be of interest whatever discipline or department you work in or whatever your background, whether you work in a water company itself, a consultancy servicing the sector or another organisation that is actively engaged with, or dealing with, UK water businesses.

The focus of this module is on a general description and overview that demonstrates the way in which the different aspects of a water business link together to deliver their services and products. The technical content of this module is limited to only that which is required to appreciate the nature of the various water treatment or pollution removal processes.

Course Details

  • 15th August 2022
  • 17th October 2022
  • 4 weeks (6 – 8 hours)
  • £175 + VAT = £210.00

Topics covered in this course:

UK Water Resource; Legislative Framework
Drinking Water Treatment; Wastewater Treatment
Sustainable Development; Policy Position Statements

Key Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this online learning module, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the water and wastewater industry and the drivers for the sustainable use, management and development of the water resource;
  • Explain the current legislative provisions governing the water and wastewater industry across different parts of the U.K.; and
  • Articulate the principal treatment processes for drinking water and wastewater used in the U.K.

Course Delivery & Duration

Delivered via the CIWEM Learning Platform, the course is self paced e-learning with tutor support available on the course discussion forum throughout. Study at your own pace and access support when you require it. There are two live Q&A sessions incorporated into the course.

This module has a learning time equivalent to 6 – 8 hours spread over 4 weeks, and you will have four months access to the Online Learning Platform portal. Please note this is a guideline and learning times will vary person to person.

Contact Us

If you have any questions please email our team at learning@ciwem.org or call 020 7831 3110.

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