Hundreds of staff from Water Utilities and all relevant sectors of
industry have been trained on the safe handling of chlorine (gas and
sodium hypochlorite), it’s properties and the proper use and maintenance
of the various chlorination and chemical dosing equipment by the
skilled trainers at Hydramet
Our most popular course, NWP277A Work Safely with Liquefied Chlorine
Gas is available as a public training course in Adelaide, Perth, the
Gold Coast and Melbourne for those companies who only need to train one
or two people
For companies wishing to train larger groups in the safe handling of
chlorine (gas or sodium hypochlorite), or chlorine systems maintenance
we are happy to conduct the training on your premises. This service is
available nationwide, simply contact your local office for a quote on the following training courses:
NWP277A Work Safely with Liquefied Chlorine Gas
“All personnel who are directly involved in the operation and maintenance of chlorination systems shall be properly trained” according to the Australian Standard AS2927: 2001: The Storage and Handling of Liquefied Chlorine Gas.*
Hydramet's popular Chlorine Operator training course is nationally recognised to the equivalent unit in the Water Training Package. As a unit of competency of the Certificate II in Water Operations, the qualification gained by attending the nationally recognised Hydramet course is NWP277A, Work Safely with Liquefied Chlorine Gas. This unit can also be used as an elective for Certificate III in Water Operations and the Certificate IV in Swimming Pool and Spa Service
Chlorine Awareness & Handling/ NWP277A Refresher Training
This course is designed for those who work near chlorine facilities, but do not operate the chlorine process. The course develops a basic understanding of chlorine properties and reactions and explains the health effects of chlorine exposure and treatment.
This course can also be used as refresher training for those who have already attained the NWP277A Work Safely with Liquefied Chlorine Gas unit of competency, which is recommended every two years.
Chlorine Maintenance Training
Hydramet’s chlorine maintenance course is a bespoke programme tailored to suit the operating philosophies, capacity and manufacture of equipment used on site. It is designed for personnel involved with maintaining chlorine equipment and includes recognising when maintenance is required and understanding the relevant content of AS2927.
Sodium Hypochlorite Training
This course is designed for personnel who work with Sodium Hypochlorite to understand the issues of storage and handling sodium hypochlorite, the health effects and treatment if exposed to sodium hypochlorite and what to do in an emergency.