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Meter Installation & Validation - Face-to-Face

Meter Installation & Validation - Face-to-Face


Our Meter Installation and validation course is nationally accredited and offers candidates the skills and knowledge to become an irrigation meter installer and validator. This training course provides a hands-on learning experience and in-field assessment on candidates skill and knowledge in accordance with the Australian standard AS4747, when installing and validating non-urban water meters in rural environments.

Learning Outcomes

  • Extensive skills and knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety
  • The ability to identify and apply procedures according to risks and impacts on environment
  • A better understanding of site preparation, construction work and site restoration
  • Experience with hands-on field assessment of meter installations and working near a utility service during construction
  • A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for anyone looking to become responsible for installing and validating rural water meters. This course provides candidates with an incredible opportunity to gain a nationally recognised certificate.

Become a Certified Meter Installer and Validator

It is a requirement in most State/Territories that rural water meters must be installed and/or validated by a Certified Meter Installer and Validator (DQP)

A Certified Meter Installer and Validator is an industry professional who can install and validate rural water meters according to the Australian Standards and as laid out in the National Framework for Non-Urban Water Metering Policy Paper.

Units of Competency

  • NWPIWS004 Install meters for rural water supplies
  • NWPIWS006 Maintain meters for rural water supplies
  • AHCWHS301 Contribute to work health and safety processes
  • NWPGEN018 Follow environmental and licensing procedures
  • NWPNET019 Prepare and restore worksite
  • NWPNET029 Locate, identify and protect utilities

How to study

Mode of Delivery

The Course will be delivered Face-to-Face.

Students will be certified on completion of the course (no post-course assessments).

Course Program & Duration

The Course is delivered over 3 full days Face-to-Face from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Local Time).

This course must be completed within 3 months from enrolment.

Course Schedule

18 - 20 April 2023

8:30am - 4:30pm (Local Time)


Entry Requirements

Students will be required to successfully complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy Assessment at Certificate III level.

Students require Basic computer knowledge and skills in order to download course materials and complete online Post-Course Assessments. 

Course Fees

Funding is available for eligible participants who meet the required criteria as listed below.

         Company Member              Individual Member              Non-Member         Eligible Funded Participants   
Full Course        $1,995   $2,335   $2,595   $530   


Funding Criteria

Participants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for funding: 

  • reside or work in South Australia
  • Be aged 16 years or over, and not enrolled in school


  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen: or
  • be a permanent Australian resident: or
  • hold a State sponsored Visa on a pathway to permanent residency: or
  • hold a humanitarian temporary Visa of a class specified by the Minister from time to time

If you meet the above criteria and apply for a funded spot you must supply appropriate evidence to support you meet the criteria. 

Payment made by Individuals: In accordance with the 'Standards for Registered Training Organisations 2015', the maximum amount of fees that may be collected in advance is $1,500. This means that if you are an individual enrolling in a course and paying for it yourself you will be invoiced in instalments, $1,500 prior to the commencement of the course and the balance of the training fees separately after the course commences. This only applies to individuals. Companies and Businesses are required to make Full Payment of training fees prior to commencement of the course. Please contact IAL for further information on 07 3517 4000 or at [email protected].

Cancellation Refund Policy

  • Cancellations received more than ten days in advance of the commencement of the training course will be subject to a 10% administration fee of the course fee paid, unless the student is able to transfer to a future course, in which case no penalty will be applied
  • Cancellations received between 5 and 10 working days before commencement of the course may forfeit 50% of the course fee
  • Cancellations within 5 working days of the commencement of the course may forfeit 100% of the course fee, unless the student is able to transfer to a future course, in which case a 10% penalty may apply
  • By prior arrangement substitution of a student may be acceptable without incurring additional costs and must be approved by Irrigation Australia Training before commencement of the course
  • Non-attendance without notice will result in the full course fee being charged

How to Enrol

  • Download and read the IAL Handbook Training Terms and Conditions
  • Click on the 'Register Now' button
  • Complete the online enrolment form that you will receive after you register
  • Ensure payment is made seven (7) days prior to course commencement
  • Resources will be made available to download after the online enrolment form is completed

Note:   If registrations have closed, please contact our office T. (07) 3517 4000 and speak to a member of our training team regarding enrolment under special consideration.

Tuesday, 18 April 2023 to
Thursday, 20 April 2023
8:30 am
Company Member $1,995, Individual Member $2,335, Non-Member $2,595, Funded $530

Adelaide SA
2.00 CPD Points