This is a PWTAG Approved Pool Plant Operator course. It covers everything you need to effectively maintain a swimming pool, spa or water feature. You will learn about circulation, filtration, disinfection, pH correction and heating of pool water. You will also learn how to maintain water which is safe and pleasant to swim in, how to correctly test pool water and understand how to restore it to ideal conditions. Certification lasts for three years.
Duration: 3 days
Training Format: Face to Face
Assessment: Multiple choice test and a work based assignment
Certification: The National Pool Plant Operators Certificate. This is awarded by IQL UK – the body for The Royal Life Saving Society – for three years
Who is the course designed for?
The course is aimed at anyone involved in and responsible for the day to day operation of pool plant. This includes local authority employees, schools and private pool owners.
Maintaining swimming pool hygiene
Controlling chlorine and chemical levels
Managing water supplies and water treatment
Testing for pollution and parasite infection
Maintaining pipes, circulation and filtration
Promoting health and safety
Balancing pH and alkalinity
Diagnosing and testing the water
Making savings on heating, ventilation and energy
You must be at least 18 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.