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We offer a series of four courses for pool operators. They focus on the safe maintenance of swimming pools, spas and other water features.
As well as safeguarding the public, having appropriately trained and competent staff protects your reputation and could be vital should you ever be held to account.
We are a Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG) Approved Training Provider. This means that our Pool Plant Technical Operator training is of the highest standard, using PWTAG Code of Practice and Technical Notes which are widely viewed as best practice.
To minimise risk to users, it is best practice for everyone involved in maintaining any kind of swimming pool, spa or water feature to be appropriately qualified. It’s safe to say any organisation that values its reputation needs competently trained staff.
This will help you ensure that your facility is using the correct chemical levels and keep your customers safe. This will also help you make sure that your site is as running as efficiently as possible.
We have created a guide to help you choose the right Pool Plant course for you.
Our world is water, and we ensure that quality, value and convenience are at the heart of our training courses.
This is a PWTAG Approved Pool Plant Operator course and covers everything you need to effectively maintain a swimming pool.
Covers current best practice and technological advances in water management and safety
This is a one-day course providing all the basics of water management and water safety.
This eLearning is available for anyone involved with pool plant water testing or looking to refresh their knowledge. It covers everything from using a comparator, photometer and electronic meters to testing for free chlorine, total chlorine, and pH.
Find out more about the Swim England Tutor Training Programme and how to become one of our tutors.
You can revalidate your Pool Plant Operator Certificate with our eLearning. By taking this 3-year update you will be recognised by employers and the industry for keeping your technical knowledge of pool plant and water treatment up to date.
Pool plant knowledge and education is pivotal to Daniel Ekema's role as Pool Plant Programme Leader at the Institute of Swimming. We talked to Dan about his career history and his current role: Where it started Dan has worked in and around pools for many years. His time in the industry began with work experience and job shadowing linked to the sports centre at his school. When he was 16 years old, he was a Sports Centre Assistant and Lifeguard
Our dedicated and passionate tutor, Victoria Moore, has been making waves in the leisure industry since 1999. Victoria's journey began as a lifeguard and she has evolved into a skilled swimming teacher and tutor, inspiring students of all ages. Victoria's expertise extends even further, as she has taken on the role of a pool plant tutor, combining her knowledge of leisure management and her experience as an educator. Let's dive into Victoria's
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A new eLearning is now available for anyone involved with pool water testing or looking to refresh their knowledge. This eLearning covers everything from using a comparator, photometer and electronic meters to testing for free chlorine, total chlorine, and pH. With interactive activities and knowledge checks, this course provides a comprehensive and practical approach to pool water testing. This eLearning, which is approximately 3 hours in
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As a child raised in southern Scotland, Ian dreamt of being a footballer. He admits he was never quite good enough to pursue this professionally, but his love of sport influenced his career choice - leisure was the industry for him. Ian’s long and varied career in leisure means he is well placed to deliver the Institute of Swimming’s acclaimed Pool Plant Operator Training Courses. Here we discover a little more about Ian and his love of