Salinity Concepts NSW
This course provides participants with an opportunity to understand the concepts and processes that cause salinity outbreaks in the landscape. Participants may then apply this knowledge in their field of work, be it local government, agricultural production, environmental management or education.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- define salinity
- differentiate between different types of salinity
- identify indicators of salinity
- describe the extent and impact of salinity in NSW
- state how groundwater restrictions and salinity are related
- test soil and water for salinity
Method of delivery
This course is available as either:
- an online course only
- a blended course (online and face to face component)
The online course takes approximately 2.5 hours to complete.
The face to face component is tailored to the needs of the client group and the time involved varies. This component is delivered subject to demand.
$150 GST free
There are eleven modules in this course.
- Salinity processes
- Leakage factors
- Causes of salinity
- Extent of salinity
- Impacts of salinity
- Groundwater systems
- Identifying salinity
- Measuring salinity
- Interpreting results
Course resources are provided.
This course has been mapped to a nationally recognised unit of competency, AHCLPW306A - Undertake sampling and testing of water. Completion of both components (online and follow up face-to-face workshop) and assessment tasks is required to achieve a Statement of Attainment.
$150 GST free