Learn all about the Biological Nutrient Removal process that is used widely to remove nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater, by taking this Diploma in Nutrient Removal – Level 4. This course program aims to help you incorporate the Nutrient removal process to wastewater systems in order to reduce nutrient concentrations on wastewater to safe levels and to avoid scenarios that can present problems for the ecosystem and the civilians. Through the very comprehensive course modules, you will come to realise the importance of the nutrient removal concept and why it has to be followed by every wastewater treatment systems.
The tutors have been very generous in exploring the clean water acts and legislations that has to be followed by wastewater treatment facilities to thrive in the long run. This course will also look into the common wastewater acronyms and terms and the effects of wastewater pollutants for humans, animals and the society as a whole.
The course curriculum will go on to delve into topics such as preliminary treatment, nitrogen control, total dissolved solids, water quality criteria, processed wastewater solids and many more to further build on your nutrient removal knowledge. You will also gain insight into the various nutrient removal technologies that are currently being used worldwide.
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- Gain an insight into the common wastewater acronym and terms
- Familiarise with the clean water acts and legislations
- Discover the effects of wastewater pollutants and the importance of nutrient removal from wastewater
- Identify the various nutrient removal technologies used around the world
- Explore topics such as preliminary treatment, nitrogen control, total dissolved solids, water quality criteria, processed wastewater solids and many more
- Examine the process of nitrification and denitrification and the system’s associate with it
- Identify the key design and operational issues related to nutrient removal
- Delve into the concept of wastewater sampling and the two main types of sampling
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Who is this course aimed at?
- Individuals hoping to gain an employment in the wastewater management industry
- Waste Water operators and workers looking to progress onto a more senior role
- Anyone else interested in learning about nutrient removal from wastewater
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
Method of Assessment
This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.
Please Note: Additionally, a total of £69 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.
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Progression and career path
This certificate will greatly enhance your qualifications for a number of jobs in the wastewater management industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to progress in your career or to expand your education in the area. Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com,
- Water Treatment Operator – 23,135 per annum
- Waste Water Plant Operator – 24,366 per annum
- Waste Water Operator
- Sewage Plant Operator
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|1. Common Wastewater Acronyms and Terms|
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|2. Clean Water Act Section|
|Clean Water Act Section||00:00:00|
|3. Effects of Wastewater Pollutants|
|Effects of Wastewater Pollutants||00:00:00|
|4. Preliminary Treatment|
|5. Nutrient Removal Technologies|
|Nutrient Removal Technologies||00:00:00|
|6. Secondary Clarification Process|
|Secondary Clarification Process||00:00:00|
|7. Total Dissolved Solids|
|Total Dissolved Solids||00:00:00|
|8. Nitrogen Control|
|Assignment Brief I – Nutrient Removal Level 4||00:00:00|
|☑ Submit Your Assignment|
|9. Processed Wastewater Solids|
|Processed Wastewater Solids||00:00:00|
|10. Water Quality Criteria|
|Water Quality Criteria||00:00:00|
|11. The Micro life or the Microorganisms|
|The Micro life or the Microorganisms||00:00:00|
|12. Microorganisms in Lagoons|
|Microorganisms in Lagoons||00:00:00|
|15. Activated Sludge Methods|
|Activated Sludge Methods||00:00:00|
|Assignment Brief II – Nutrient Removal Level 4||00:00:00|
|☑ Submit Your Assignment|
|16. Bacteria Section|
|17. Filamentous Bacteria|
|18. Microthrix parvicella|
|20. Sphaerotilus natans|
|21. Thiothrix I & II|
|Thiothrix I & II||00:00:00|
|22. Water Quality Trading|
|Water Quality Trading||00:00:00|
|24. Activated Sludge Process Section|
|Activated Sludge Process Section||00:00:00|
|25. Complete Mix Activated Sludge Process|
|Complete Mix Activated Sludge Process||00:00:00|
|26. Contact Stabilization Activated Sludge Process|
|Contact Stabilization Activated Sludge Process||00:00:00|
|Assignment Brief III – Nutrient Removal Level 4||00:00:00|
|☑ Submit Your Assignment|
|27. Aeration Section|
|30. Secondary Clarifiers|
|31. Scum Removal Equipment|
|Scum Removal Equipment||00:00:00|
|32. Review Process Goals|
|Review Process Goals||00:00:00|
|33. Separate Stage Nitrification and Denitrification Systems|
|Separate Stage Nitrification and Denitrification Systems||00:00:00|
|Assignment Brief IV – Nutrient Removal Level 4||00:00:00|
|☑ Submit Your Assignment|
|34. Key Design and Operational Issues|
|Key Design and Operational Issues||00:00:00|
|35. Return and Waste Activated Sludge Systems|
|Return and Waste Activated Sludge Systems||00:00:00|
|36. Rotating Biological Contactors RBC|
|Rotating Biological Contactors RBC||00:00:00|
|37. Emerging Technologies|
|38. Types of Filters|
|Types of Filters||00:00:00|
|39. Wastewater Sampling Information|
|Wastewater Sampling Information||00:00:00|
|40. Proper Sample Handling|
|Proper Sample Handling||00:00:00|
|41. Field Equipment Blank Procedure|
|Field Equipment Blank Procedure||00:00:00|
|Assignment Brief V – Nutrient Removal Level 4||00:00:00|
|☑ Submit Your Assignment|
|Waterborne Microorganisms and Bacteria Appendix||00:00:00|