Pool Plant Operations

Aim of the Course:

  • To allow candidates to manage and maintain a swimming pool, spa and interactive play features operation via receiving the training necessary to reflect the most up to date requirements and standards for pool plant operations

Length of Course:

  • 3 Days


  • The industry lead bodies and their recommendations and guidelines

  • Pollution and its removal, the threat of diseases such as legionnaires and how they are controlled

  • Principles of circulation and filtration and the requirement for regular maintenance

  • How the physical characteristics of a swimming pool can be hazardous

  • Swimming Pool ventilation and heating systems

  • The principles of water treatment including pH, water balance and water testing, microbiological testing

  • Methods for recording results and maintaining records

  • Understanding the different types of residual and non-residual disinfectants and their use in water treatment, recommendations, principles of health and safety and the revelant statues

  • Developing an understanding of the environmental implications of operating and managing swimming pools, spas and associated plant rooms

  • energy and cost efficiency


  • Completion of pre-course worksheet assignment

  • Satisfactory completion of the course manual

  • Completion of end of course multi-choice paper consisting of 25 questions

  • Undertake ractical water testing, analysis and interpretation

  • Post Course Assessment sheet to be completed and returned to the tutor in a timely manner


  • Be 18 years of age or older

  • Satisfactory completion of pre-course worksheet assignment

Validity of Award

  • 5 Years


  • Online revalidation available or by a tutor update

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