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Level 2 Diploma in Distribution Control


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6 to 8 days


Water Network/Distribution Operatives


To assess candidates through direct observation and under-pinning knowledge to enable them to achieve CABWI level 2 Diploma in distribution control


To demonstrate competence in Distribution Control candidates must carry out practical operational activities on the water distribution network.

Candidates to achieve 25 credits from 4 mandatory units plus 3 optional units (from five)

Mandatory units

Optiponal Units


The course will cover:
  • Operating safely on the distribution network
  • Addressing and resolving customers' water distribution related enquiries
  • Carrying out valve operations on the distribution network
  • Determining the exact location of water loss (acoustic listening techniques)
  • Cleansing water mains
  • Disinfecting water mains
  • Carrying out simple sampling operations
  • Measuring system performance using flow and pressure equipment
  • Provide and maintain emergency water supplies
  • Methods

    Practical assessments, oral and written questions - Compilation of portfolio of evidence


    must have distribution experience

    NB. Participants must provide PPE appropriate to activities to be undertaken. Please see joining instructions for more information.

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    Andy Crowder - Managing Director, Utilities, Morgan Est

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