Water Industry Reference Committee

IRC Member Jason Ip talks about the importance of skills development in water

The Water Industry Reference Committee has been assigned responsibility for the NWP National Water Training Package.

The NWP Water Training Package provides the only nationally recognised Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications for occupations involved in: water industry operations (generalist, treatment, networks, source, irrigation, hydrographic survey, trade waste), treatment (drinking water, waste water) and irrigation.

Chair: John Harris, Wannon Water

Deputy Chair: George Wall, Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA)

Committee members:

Akhil Palta, South Australian Water
David Cameron, Queensland Water
David Scott, United Services Union/Australian Service Union
Debra Henderson, City West Water
Jason Ip, NSW Water Directorate
Jeff Rigby, Water Services Association of Australia
Kate Blizzard, TasWater
Neil Hooley, Water Corporation
Robert Allen, Icon Water
Steven Porter, Power and Water Corporate
Les Dallis, Sydney Water Corporation
Peter Morison, VIC Water