The objective of this Learning Pathway (LP) is revealed through Units of Learning Outcomes that deliver trainees with basic facts about drinking water unit operations. They overview all physical, chemical, biological, and mechanical processes that are comprehensively described. The feasibility analysis of drinking water supply is defined. The fundamental issues of residual management are focused on: the type of residuals, the regulatory requirements for their management, technical details of basic treatment and disposal options.
The learning goals are achieved through presentation of training material within the following Learning Outcomes (LOs):
- Unit operations for producing clean drinking water;
- Selection of water treatment process;
- Residual management.
Learning Pathway structure
|Unit of LOs No 3||Credit Points (CP)|
The LP is designed for specialists working as incinerators and WTP operators with the purpose to help their training, to upgrade their knowledge and to broaden their wider competence in the subject, thus facilitating their realization on the labor market.
- Use of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques;
- Main aspects of DWT technologies and unit operations;
- Basic processes involved in clean drinking water delivery;
- Introduction to the water distribution lines;
- Key elements of residual management;
- Principles for selection of drinking water treatment processes.
- Operate and monitor various types of plant, such as incinerators, water treatment plant, air and gas compressors, pumping stations, refrigeration or heating and ventilation systems Perform quality control tests;
- Evaluate and monitor technical risks for generation of drinking water pollution.
- Apply incineration techniques in DWTP;
- Execute techniques for chemical treatment of drinking water
- Prepare and maintain required records and logs;
- Expressing and interpreting concepts and ideas in both oral and written form;
- Developing and applying logical thinking in solving different problems in everyday practice;
- Using contemporary information and communication technologies;
- Contributing to social and working life in an effective and beneficial way;
- Applying creativity and innovation in planning and managing everyday work and in achieving objectives.