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Occupational Certificate: Water Reticulation Practitioner (NQF Level 04)
Occupational Certificate: Water Infrastructure Manager (NQF Level 08)

WBC intends to limit the learners per qualification. Early applicants will be given preference.

SECTION A: PERSONAL DETAILS

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SECTION B: PROGRAMMES OF STUDY FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING

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Occupational Certificate: Water Reticulation Practitioner, (SAQA ID 102581 – NQF Level 04)

Overview: The Water Reticulation Practitioner (NQF Level 04) installs and maintains water reticulation infrastructure, identifies and attends to water leaks, installs water meters, maintains the water system and interfaces with colleagues.
The specific occupational tasks for a Water Reticulation Practitioner include (QCTO Curriculum Document):

  • Install water reticulation infrastructure.
  • Operate and maintain a water reticulation system.
  • Manage a water reticulation team.

Entry Requirements

  • An NQF Level 2 with Mathematical literacy (i.e. Grade 10 /  Standard 8 with mathematical literacy).
  • Please also refer to the section on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Beneficiaries / Target Groups
The target audience for the Water Reticulation Practitioner Qualification (NQF Level 04) include:

  • (Water) practitioners in the private sector (eg. technicians, etc.) and public sector (i.e. technical staff of both water services and water resource management institutions). The technical staff may either be recently employed and/or have many years' experience but no academic qualifications.
  • Young persons (aged 25 and below) through entry-level occupational qualifications.

Structure and Delivery of Occupational Qualifications
The occupational qualifications each have three (3) Components of Competency, namely;

  • A Knowledge Component,
  • A Practical Skills Component, and
  • A Workplace Experience component

The occupational qualifications will be offered over a 2-year period. The knowledge, practical and workplace experience components of an occupational qualification can be structured in a manner to accommodate the requirements of both part-time (i.e. employed staff) and full-time learners.
A hybrid / blended approach to offering the academic programmes of WBC will be implemented. Theoretical and selected practical modules will be offered on-line. Adequate provision will be made for 'hands-on' training.

Water Business College (WBC) will apply relevant and the latest technology, software and virtual reality simulations to effectively / optimally deliver the knowledge, practical and workplace experience modules of these qualifications.

Important Dates:

  • The deadline for applications is 5 May 2021.
  • The deadline for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applications is 5 May 2021.
  • The first intake of learners for the Water Reticulation Practitioner Qualification (NQF Level 04) is planned for June 2021.
  • Water Business College (WBC) intends to enrol only a limited number of learners per qualification.

Occupational Certificate: Water Infrastructure Manager, (SAQA ID 104623 – NQF Level 08)
Overview: The Water Infrastructure Manager (NQF Level 8) focusses on the management of water infrastructure assets with respect to the acquisition, operation and maintenance of such assets to reduce associated risks and costs over the life-cycle of the water infrastructure.
The specific occupational tasks for a Water Infrastructure Manager include (QCTO Curriculum Document):

  • Update or develop a Water Services Development Plan.
  • Identify, design and develop water infrastructure programmes and projects.
  • Coordinate, monitor and control of operational tasks relating water infrastructure.
  • Develop and manage the water infrastructure operations and maintenance programme.
  • Monitor, update and maintain the management information system.
Entry Requirements
  • NQF Level 7 Qualification in either Engineering or Science.
  • Please also refer to the section on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
Beneficiaries / Target Groups
The target audience for the Water Infrastructure Manager Qualification (NQF Level 08) include:
  • Graduates, either unemployed or recently employed in the water resource management and water services sectors (private and public sectors).
  • Practitioners (with relevant tertiary qualifications) in the private sector (eg. scientists, engineers, etc.) and public sector (i.e. staff / officials / regulators of both water services and water resource management institutions) that intend to improve their education and/or change discipline.
Structure and Delivery of Occupational Qualifications
The occupational qualifications each have three (3) Components of Competency, namely;
  • A Knowledge Component,
  • A Practical Skills Component, and
  • A Workplace Experience component

The occupational qualifications will be offered over a 2-year period. The knowledge, practical and workplace experience components of an occupational qualification can be structured in a manner to accommodate the requirements of both part-time (i.e. employed staff) and full-time learners.
A hybrid / blended approach to offering the academic programmes of WBC will be implemented. Theoretical and selected practical modules will be offered on-line. Adequate provision will be made for 'hands-on' training.
Water Business College (WBC) will apply relevant and the latest technology, software and virtual reality simulations to effectively / optimally deliver the knowledge, practical and workplace experience modules of these qualifications

Important Dates:
  • The first intake of learners for the Water Infrastructure Manager (NQF Level 08) is planned for February 2022.
  • The deadline for applications will be October / November 2021.
  • The deadline for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) applications will be October / November 2021.
  • Please regularly refer to the website of Water Business College for updated information.

SECTION C: YOUR CONTACT DETAILS

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SECTION D: PARENT / GUARDIAN CONTACT DETAILS

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SECTION E: FEE PAYER INFORMATION
If your Fee Payer is also your parent/guardian, and you completed Section D, you do not need to complete this section. If not, this section is compulsory.

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SECTION F: REDRESS & DIVERSITY INFORMATION: SA APPLICANTS ONLY
This section applies to South African citizens and permanent residents only and is compulsory.
The College's redress and diversity policies apply to South African applicants whose parent/s was/were classified under apartheid as Black, Coloured, Chinese or Indian. This information is reported to the regulatory authorities and used for planning purposes.

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What is or was the highest level of education of each of your parents or guardians?
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highest level of education of each of your parents or guardians?
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SECTION G: 2020 SECONDARY SCHOOL-LEAVING EXAMINATION DETAILS
Complete this section if you are writing a school-leaving examination in 2020. Supply only details of secondary schools located in South Africa. If you attend school outside of South Africa, omit secondary school details.

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SECTION H: SECONDARY SCHOOL-LEAVING AND POST-SCHOOL INFORMATION
Complete this section if you have already left school. Supply only details of secondary schools located in South Africa. If you attended school outside of South Africa, omit secondary school details. Please enclose certified copies of your final results and certificate/s.

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DETAILS OF ACTIVITIES SINCE LEAVING SCHOOL OTHER THAN TERTIARY EDUCATION
If you have left school and are not at a tertiary institution, you must complete this section.

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TERTIARY EDUCATION DETAILS
If you have attempted any tertiary education or are currently registered at a tertiary institution, you must complete this section. Please enclose original transcripts or certified copies of your certificates/result statements.

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Please complete the brief marketing survey. I became aware of Water Business College (WBC) through:

Please indicate how you became aware of Water Business College
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SECTION I: DECLARATIONS BY APPLICANT AND PARENT/GUARDIAN
Without prejudice to the terms of my application for admission, I make the following declarations:

  1. I will abide by the College's rules.
  2. I hold myself responsible for: the payment of all fees and charges due and payable by me to WBC each year; any arrears and interest on arrears as defined in this year’s fee booklet; and any costs of recovery, including attorney-and-client scale fees and/or collection commission. If I do not inform the Registrar in writing of withdrawal from studies or a course by the prescribed date(s) I will be liable for full fees even if I do not make use of WBC facilities.
  3. I accept, agree and understand that: WBC may keep and process data and documents in electronic format, including the personal data supplied by me in my application form and in this registration form, and my image and fingerprints (both to be used solely for identification purposes); WBC may use and transfer such data and use such documents in electronic or other formats for WBC purposes consistent with WBC's relationship with me as a student and former student including submission of data for the National Learners’ Record Database and other returns as required by the Department of Higher Education and Training; that WBC places records of qualifications awarded in the public domain; that WBC may process my personal information in accordance with its rules and policies for academic and administrative purposes, including disciplinary processes and that WBC may use electronically generated documents in place of the originals signed by me.
  4. I accept, agree and understand that, if I am currently completing secondary school, WBC may communicate with my school about my application details with the purpose of supporting my application.
  5. I waive all claims against WBC for: any damage or loss suffered while I am, or as a consequence of my being, a WBC student and/or arising out of loss or destruction of, or damage to, any property belonging to me or any other person.
  6. I have not been expelled, rusticated, or excluded from any other University or other Post-School Education and Training Institution.
  7. If I am a minor, I have the consent of my parent(s)/guardian to sign this form.
  8. The information given on this form is complete and accurate. If I fail to disclose or falsely declare information (for example, non-disclosure of previous tertiary studies), this could lead to disciplinary action and/or the cancellation of my application and/or registration at WBC.
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