STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations

STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations
  • STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations
     08/04/2022 - 30/04/2023
     7:55 pm - 8:55 pm

Event Phone: Call Now 07883 071 220

The STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations provides learners with the skills and knowledge to maintain and operate a pool, spa and interactive water feature plant, ensuring safe, clear and hygienic water.

The objective of the Pool Plant Operations qualification is to enable learners to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to ensure the safety of swimmers, users, operators and other persons. The qualification provides the theory behind pool plant operations and maintenance, as well as providing learners with information on best practice principles and information on health, safety  and legal responsibilities.

Industry Standards

The Pool Plant Operations qualification meets CIMSPA’s employer-led pool plant operative professional standard and follows principles set out in the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group’s (PWTAG) code of practice and publication ‘Swimming Pool Water’. It follows a range of Health and Safety guidance documents including:

  • BS EN 15288-1
  • BS EN 15288-2
  • HSG 179
  • HSG 274
  • HSG 282

Who Should Attend

This qualification is for people who have a specific responsibility for pool plant operations, maintaining plant rooms, ensuring safe bather conditions and water testing.

Before you start….

You’ll need to make sure you’ve met the following requirements before you attend your course:

  • Be at least 16 years of age

Course Content

  • Principles of healthy and hygienic pool water
  • Principles of pool water testing
  • Principles of disinfection, pool chemistry and dosing in pool plant operations
  • Principles of mechanical pool plant operations
  • Swimming pool heating, ventilation and energy efficiency
  • Management practices and health and safety in plant operations

Course Duration

The course is  21 Hours over three days including the assessment.

Assessment Process

  • Practical Pool Water Test
  • Multiple Choice Assessment

Re-qualification Requirements

This qualification is valid for a period of 5 years. The learner needs to retake the qualification before the certificate expiry date to remain qualified.

Please contact us more details, Courses can be delivered onsite or at one of the venues.