Water Management (General) Regulation 2018
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 11 July 2020 at 21:57)
Part 10 Division 3 Clause 236
236   Duly qualified persons
(1)  In this clause—
certified meter installer means a person who holds a current certification as a meter installer issued by Irrigation Australia Ltd.
certified practising hydrographer means a person who is listed as a certified practising hydrographer in the register of certified professionals kept by the Australian Hydrographers Association.
maintenance specifications means the specifications made under clause 2(4) of Schedule 8.
metering system designer means a person who—
(a)  holds a current certification as an irrigation designer or irrigation professional issued by Irrigation Australia Ltd, or
(b)  holds a vocational education and training qualification in irrigation management, the installation of irrigation equipment or the design of irrigation equipment issued by a registered training organisation, or
(c)  holds an engineering qualification issued by an Australian university and who has not less than 2 years experience in designing water management systems.
registered training organisation means a training organisation that is listed as a registered training organisation on the National Register established under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 of the Commonwealth.
telemetry technician means a person who—
(a)  holds a current electrical licence, or
(b)  holds a communications engineering qualification issued by an Australian university, or
(c)  holds a telecommunications engineering qualification issued by an Australian university, or
(d)  holds a vocational education and training qualification in radio communications or in electronics and communications issued by a registered training organisation.
(2)  For the purposes of the definition of duly qualified person in the Dictionary to the Act, a person has the prescribed qualifications, skills and experience to carry out work in connection with metering equipment if the person is specified for the work by this clause.
(3)  The following persons are specified for designing metering equipment installed in connection with an open channel—
(a)  a certified meter installer,
(b)  a metering system designer.
(4)  A certified meter installer is specified for installing metering equipment other than telemetry.
(5)  The following persons are specified for installing, maintaining (including maintenance activities under the maintenance specifications) and repairing telemetry—
(a)  a certified meter installer,
(b)  a telemetry technician,
(c)  a certified practising hydrographer.
(6)  A certified meter installer who has experience in using intrusive and non-intrusive flow measurement testing equipment is specified for validating metering equipment (other than equipment installed in connection with an open channel).
(7)  The following persons are specified for validating metering equipment installed in connection with an open channel—
(a)  a certified meter installer who has experience in using intrusive and non-intrusive flow measurement testing equipment,
(b)  a certified practising hydrographer who is trained in the use of testing equipment.
(8)  A certified meter installer who has experience in using intrusive and non-intrusive flow measurement testing equipment is specified for volumetric or simulated testing (in situ accuracy testing) for metering equipment (other than equipment installed in connection with an open channel).
(9)  The following persons are specified for volumetric testing (in situ accuracy testing) of metering equipment installed in connection with an open channel using in situ volumetric measurement procedures specified in AS 4747
(a)  a certified meter installer who has experience in using intrusive and non-intrusive flow measurement testing equipment,
(b)  a certified practising hydrographer who has experience in using intrusive and non-intrusive flow measurement testing equipment.
(10)  A certified meter installer is specified for maintenance activities that are required to be carried out annually or at more frequent intervals under the maintenance specifications in relation to metering equipment (other than metering equipment installed in connection with open channels).
(11)  The following persons are specified for maintenance activities that are required to be carried out annually or at more frequent intervals under the maintenance specifications in relation to metering equipment installed in connection with open channels—
(a)  a certified meter installer,
(b)  a certified practising hydrographer.
(12)  The following persons are specified for maintenance activities that are required to be carried out every 5 years under the maintenance specifications in relation to metering equipment (other than metering equipment installed in connection with open channel)—
(a)  a certified meter installer,
(b)  a telemetry technician, but only in relation to telemetry maintenance activities.
(13)  The following persons are specified for maintenance activities that are required to be carried out every 5 years under the maintenance specifications in relation to metering equipment installed in connection with open channel—
(a)  a certified meter installer,
(b)  a certified practising hydrographer.
(14)  The following persons are specified for maintenance activities for the purpose of repairing faulty metering equipment—
(a)  a certified meter installer,
(b)  a certified practising hydrographer.
(15)  A person undertaking formal training or certification to attain the qualifications, skills and experience to carry out work in connection with metering equipment is specified for that work, if the person—
(a)  performs the work in connection with formal training or certification to become a certified meter installer, and
(b)  performs the work under the supervision of a duly qualified person with respect to the work concerned.