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Course Description

MSMSS00005 - Operate a Drain Cleaning System

MSMWJ302 - Operate a drain cleaning system

MSMWHS200 - Work safely

MSMPER200 - Work in accordance with an issued permit

MSMWHS110 - Follow emergency response procedures

MEM09002B - Interpret technical drawing

Brief outline of training

The Operate a drain cleaning system certification covers training for personnel requiring a more in-depth knowledge of industrial drain cleaning operations, managing worksites, safe work practices and associated law, and emergency and rescue practices. This course provides a drain cleaning operator with the necessary knowledge to supervise a drain cleaning operation and be responsible for a crew of drain cleaning workers.

This course is delivered in accordance with the WSA 02 2014 Third Edition V3.1 Gravity Sewerage Code of Australia, AS4233.1 2013 Part 1 High Pressure Water Jetting Systems Safe Operation and Maintenance and SafeWork NSW – Guide for managing Risks from High Pressure Water Jetting and COP Work Near Underground Assets.

Who should attend this course

Industrial maintenance personnel who clean or intend to clean drains using industrial drain cleaning equipment.

Please note this is not a designated manager’s course however due to the dangerous nature of drain cleaning, the equipment knowledge, the worksite setup, the safe work practices and emergency practices covered by this course provide the qualifications necessary to supervise a drain cleaning operation.

Recognition of prior learning

Asset Training recognises accredited training by other Registered Training Organisations, work & life experience and previous training for the RPL process.

Applications for recognition of prior learning should be made via the online enrolment form.


Assessment will consist of some written activities with multiple answer question format plus, a practical assessment covering the use of equipment and a practical test in drain cleaning systems operation.

Important information


Due to the danger associated with Drain Cleaning, Asset Training highly recommends the nationally accredited skill set training MSMSS00005 Operate a drain cleaning system for operators (WORKERS) and persons responsible for the safe operation of equipment and personnel safety (SUPERVISORY).


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Long pants and long sleeve shirt

Steel cap boots

PPE for Practical: Hard Hat, Safety Glasses or Goggles, Face shield, Hearing Protection, Water resistant Gloves. (PPE Packs available for $75)

All drain cleaning course equipment is provided.


Shane McNamara
Trainer & Assessor
Todd Spencer
Trainer & Assessor
Sam Herd
Trainer & Assessor
Chris McCarthy
Trainer & Assessor

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