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Pool Plant Operator

Pool Plant Operation New
  • Sport – Pool Management
  • Start Date – 5.06.2017
  • Closing date for applications – 29.05.2017
  • Tutors – Ian Ogilvie
  • Available Places – 16
  • Price – £299.00
    Venue – PFP Leisure – Trowbridge Sports Centre, Wiltshire
    Address – Frome Road BA14 0DJRegionSouth West
    How to book –

You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

We strongly recommend learners attend the National Pool Plant Foundation Certificate course to acquire the base level knowledge before attending the National Pool Plant Operators Certificate course.

There is a pre course preparation sheet which is required to be completed prior to the course. This is to be taken on the first day of the course for initial discussions with the course tutor.

This pre course preparation sheet is sent alongside other pre course administration from the IoS 7 days prior to the course.


National Pool Plant Operator


Dates: 5th, 6th & 7th June 2017

Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Please note that there is a late booking fee applicable to learners that book on after 29.05.2017. This will be included in the course price total.

100% attendance is required throughout the course

Pen and paper is required for the duration of the course (not supplied)

Please provide your own lunch and refreshments throughout the course

Please provide the tutor with your RLSS UK society number, if applicable.


This three-day course is the essential technical qualification for staff involved in day-to-day pool plant operation, or those responsible for plant management.

Course aim

By the end of the course successful candidates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the design and operation of their own pool plant including the circulation, filtration, disinfection, pH correction and heating of pool water. They will know how to maintain water that is in ‘balance’ and which is safe and pleasant to swim in. Candidates will be able to use correct techniques to test pool water and understand the remedial action required to restore ideal conditions, the technical requirements for ensuring safe and efficient operation of pool plant


This course is assessed using a multiple choice test on the third day of the course, followed by a post course work based assignment.

This assignment has to be completed within 3 weeks from the last day of the course and received by the IoS within the 3 week time frame. To complete the assignment, learners need access to an operational plant room.

Awarding times will be between 5-7 weeks following the course.

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