IWSD’s work over the past 15 years has focussed on i) technical and vocational education and training (TVET), and ii) career development oriented training. The training focus is at individual, community, and institutional levels. Our training programmes include but are not limited to the following:
Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH)
- Short-term and long-term training programmes designed to develop the capacities of operators of water and wastewater treatment plants.
- Accredited certificate, diploma, higher diploma, and postgraduate diploma level training and mentorship in water supply and sanitation (including waste management)
- Training and mentorship on Operation and Maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants/facilities.
- Water quality management training and mentorship
- Short-term training and mentorship to equip individuals and institutions with the knowledge to develop and manage water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (including service delivery) in rural, urban, and peri-urban areas.
- Community and/or customer support to service delivery oriented training and mentorship
- Sanitation and hygiene management training and mentorship (including sanitation focussed health and hygiene education and training)
- Short-term programmes designed to develop the capacities of community level water and sanitation management institutions
- Technical skills development for water and sanitation artisans
- Tailor made training targeting various stakeholders (policy makers, media, private sector, development partners, government stakeholders etc)
Water Resources Development and Management
The IWSD offers training on various aspects of Integrated Water Resources Development and Management including:
- Integrated Water Resources Management
- Groundwater Management and Development
- Water Security and Climate Resilience
- Catchment Management
- Community Water Management/Infrastructure Systems Management
- Tailor made training targeting various stakeholders (river basin management institutions/stakeholders, policy makers, media, private sector, development partners, government stakeholders etc)