Swimming Pool Chemical Safety

The eight-hour Swimming Pool Water Treatment qualification is more in-depth than a water testing course

The Course

Who is the course designed for?
Staff working in swimming pool plant operations, organisations who need to be trained to an agreed nationally recognised standard in pool plant chemical operations.
Those involved in the day-to-day plant operation of a pool water treatment plant.
Individuals in the industry who wish to have their experience and knowledge recognised by a qualification.
Course Length
  • Guided learning hours 8
Course Aim
To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:
  • Be able to safely manage chemicals in a pool plant.
Course Objectives
To provide learners with the knowledge and skills to:
  • Understand the principles of pool plant chemicals operations.

Course Content

  • Understanding the law
  • PWTAG guidelines
  • What chemicals we use and why
  • Chemical dosing systems automatic and manual
  • Manual dosing calculations
  • Understanding the importance of pH and incompatible chemicals
  • Control measures to reduce the potential risk
  • Storage / separation and labelling of chemicals
  • What to do in the event of a spillage
    Chemical spillage practical

Qualification Outline

When You Get Your Qualification
  • It lasts for 5 years
  • The learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.
How to Take Your Qualification Further
Now you understand the basics of pool water treatment and feel confident with what was covered, why not look at the full Pool Plant Operations qualification?
Interested? Before You Get Started…
You’ll need to make sure you’ve met the following requirements before you attend your course.
  • Be at least 16 years of age.

Book your place on are next available course

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