Level 3 Pool Plant Operators Course

Leeds Swimming Pool

Active IQ

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Pool Plant Operations

Qualification Specification

Introduction

The Active IQ Certificate in Pool Plant Operations is accredited at Level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

QUALIFICATION OUTLINE

Target Learners:

  • Sport and recreation organisations with a need to train their staff to an agreed nationally recognised standard in pool plant operations
  • Those involved in the day-to- day plant operation, or responsible for the management of complex pool water treatment plant.
  • Individuals in the industry who wish to have their experience and knowledge recognised by a formal qualification.
  • Students who want to go into sport and recreation as a career and who wish to undertake the most industry relevant qualification in preparationLifeguards
  • Physiotherapists
  • School caretakers
  • Holiday park operatives
  • Anyone who has a need to know how to test pool water properly

Aim:

This qualification provides the necessary underpinning knowledge to understand the requirements for efficient and safe pool plant operation in today’s high tech swimming pool industry and includes:

  • The design and operation of swimming pool plant.
  • How to maintain water that is in “”balance”” and is safe and pleasant to swim in.
  • The principles of testing pool water and the remedial action required to restore ideal conditions.
  • The technical requirements for ensuring the safe and effective operation of the pool plant.

Objectives:

On completion of this qualification the learner should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • The responsibilities of pool operators to provide a safe pool environment.
  • The causes of swimming pool water contamination.
  • The importance of good pre-swim hygiene
  • The importance of good cleanliness in the swimming pool environment
  • The principles of a simple swimming pool water circulation system
  • The recommended temperatures for pool water
  • The principles of pool water chemical dosing
  • The essential tests to ensure swimming pool water quality
  • The importance of maintaining swimming pool water quality
  • The importance of good record keeping
  • Correct pool water testing techniques
  • The importance of safe and effective swimming pool management
  • The legislation which affect swimming pool operations
  • The different types of infections associated with poor pool water quality and hygiene
  • The implications of the mains water supply in the treatment of swimming pool water
  • Testing of the mains water supply
  • The circulation systems of swimming pools
  • How to control the disinfection of pool water
  • The principles involved in chlorinating swimming pool water
  • How to maintain balanced pool water
  • Water testing for swimming pool water
  • The principles of heating and ventilating the swimming pool environment
  • The staged processes of pool water treatment
  • The different approaches to swimming pool filtration systems
  • The process of backwashing a filtration system
  • The different types of valves commonly used in swimming pool plant
  • Backwashing of the filtration system
  • The risks involved in the storage and use of chemicals for the treatment of swimming pool water
  • The hydraulic flow of swimming pool water

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Conversion/Upgrade to Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Pool Plant Operations (2 days)

Qualification Specification

Introduction

The purpose of this two day course is to upgrade the Active IQ Level 2 Award in Pool Operations to the Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Pool Plant Operations which is accredited at Level 3 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

The full qualification consists of four units, of which learners will already have successfully completed two units.

Qualification Outline

Target Learners:

Learners who have already achieved the Active IQ Level 2 Award in Swimming Pool Operations (QCF), or an equivalent programme.

Aim:

This qualification provides the necessary underpinning knowledge to understand the requirements for efficient and safe pool plant operation in today’s high tech swimming pool industry and includes:

* The design and operation of swimming pool plant.
* How to maintain water that is in “balance” and is safe and pleasant to swim in.
* The principles of testing pool water and the remedial action required to restore ideal conditions.
* The technical requirements for ensuring the safe and effective operation of the pool plant.

Objectives:

On completion of this qualification the leaner should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

On completion of this qualification the leaner should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • The responsibilities of pool operators to provide a safe pool environment.
  • The causes of swimming pool water contamination.
  • The importance of good pre-swim hygiene
  • The importance of good cleanliness in the swimming pool environment
  • The principles of a simple swimming pool water circulation system
  • The recommended temperatures for pool water
  • The principles of pool water chemical dosing
  • The essential tests to ensure swimming pool water quality
  • The importance of maintaining swimming pool water quality
  • The importance of good record keeping
  • Correct pool water testing techniques
  • The importance of safe and effective swimming pool management
  • The legislation which affect swimming pool operations
  • The different types of infections associated with poor pool water quality and hygiene
  • The implications of the mains water supply in the treatment of swimming pool water
  • Testing of the mains water supply
  • The circulation systems of swimming pools
  • How to control the disinfection of pool water
  • The principles involved in chlorinating swimming pool water
  • How to maintain balanced pool water
  • Water testing for swimming pool water
  • The principles of heating and ventilating the swimming pool environment
  • The staged processes of pool water treatment
  • The different approaches to swimming pool filtration systems
  • The process of backwashing a filtration system
  • The different types of valves commonly used in swimming pool plant
  • Backwashing of the filtration system
  • The risks involved in the storage and use of chemicals for the treatment of swimming pool water
  • The hydraulic flow of swimming pool water

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