Level 3 Pool Plant Operator Courses

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Active IQ

Level 3 Certificate in Pool Plant Operations

We deliver four Level 3 pool plant operator courses.  The content of each is very similar, but the assessment differs slightly between the awarding organisation. The detail below relates to the Active IQ course.

Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Pool Plant Operations

Introduction

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

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 balanced balanced, 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

Johnson Training can deliver bespoke pool plant training courses on your site.

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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 Regulated Qualification Framework  (RQF).

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

For more information, see the Courses section of the website.

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