This is a PWTAG Approved Pool Plant Operator course and covers everything you need to effectively maintain a swimming pool.Search courses
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.
This course can be completed either by splitting the course into theory and practical elements or combining the practical and theory on a 3-day course.
This is a 3-day, face to face course including both theory and practical elements delivered through a mixture of classroom activities and practical learning. Assessment consists of a multiple-choice test and a work-based assignment.Search our Pool Plant Operator courses
The Pool Plant Operator – blended learning course can be split into theory and practical:
This will be delivered through a virtual classroom on Zoom plus online e-learning. Once you have completed your theory course you will need to book onto a practical course.Search our theory courses
Once you have completed your theoretical training including e-learning and theory assessments you will be able to book onto a practical course.
There are different ways to complete the practical element of this course.
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.
The National Pool Plant Operators Certificate is digital. This is awarded by IQL UK – the body for The Royal Life Saving Society – for three years.
You must be at least 18 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.