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Active IQ Award in Swimming Pool Plant Operations - Level 3

Course Details

Swimming Pool Plant Operations (QCF)

Type: Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Swimming Pool Plant Operations

Dates & Venues

17 – 19 October 2018, 09:00 – 17:00, Inspire Luton Sports Village

This can also be organised as a bespoke course and can be run either in Active Luton Venues or your Venue.

Course Aim

To equip the candidates with the knowledge and skills to understand their responsibilities, maintain water quality and safely operate a swimming pool and associate plant.

Course Format

Level 3 Certificate: 4 mandatory units

Who should do the course?

Staff working in sports and recreation organisations who need to be trained to a nationally recognised standard.

Anyone who has the responsibility for the safe and effective day to day management of swimming pool water treatment plant operations and taking remedial actions to restore ideal conditions.


Course work, worksheets, practical demonstration, assignment and multiple choice theory paper

Course Content

Operators Responsibilities
The law including Health and Safety requirements
Hygiene, Contamination and Bacteriological pollution
Circulation and water treatment systems
Values and Operating components of the pool plant
Testing of pool and mains water
Record keeping
Filtration and Disinfection of the pool water including backwashing of filters
Heating and Ventilation Systems
Usage, Storage and Handling of pool chemicals
Implementing emergency procedures
Maintaining water quality

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should be in a position where they will be able to operate the swimming pool plant.

After the course, candidates will be required to undertake practical assignments back in the workplace and submit evidence to verify this.

All Active Luton Courses are delivered in English. Tutors must be convinced that you have sufficient fluency in written and spoken English to cope with your course from the start.

Certification Qualification

Awarding Body: Active IQ

Validity Period

It is recommended that holders of the qualification should attend CPD training to reduce the impact of skills fade.


£295 per person

Price on Application for bespoke courses.

Book a Course

To book a course just follow this link

To Find Out More

Contact Caroline Parcell, CPD Admin Officer:
Call: 01582 400 272
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