• From Monday 17th December – Wednesday 19th December, Lewsey Sports Park Swimming Pool will be closed from 09.00 – 17.00hrs. During lunch time hours members can use Lea Manor Recreation Swimming facilities instead. 

Active IQ Award in Swimming Pool Plant Operations - Level 2

Course Details

Swimming Pool Plant Operations (QCF)

Type: Active IQ Level 2 Award in Swimming Pool Plant Operations


The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to safely monitor the water quality and associated pool plant operations. The qualification is Ofqual accredited and regulated through the awarding body Active IQ. The course is delivered over 1 day of face to face contact time with an workplace assignment to be completed and submitted with demonstrable evidence to satisfy the assignment criteria (within 4 weeks), which is assessed by the tutor and verified by an internal quality assurance assessor before certification can be claimed.

Who should attend:

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

Aimed at those who are responsible for the day to day monitoring of pool water quality and, safe operation of the swimming pool and plant.

Course Content

  • Operators Responsibilities
  • Health & Safety Requirements
  • Cleaning, Hygiene, Contamination & Pollution
  • Principles of the Basic Circulation System
  • Water Temperatures
  • Components of the Swimming Pool Plant
  • Testing of Pool Water
  • Record Keeping
  • Filtration and Disinfection of the Pool Water


Candidates should be in a position where they test and monitor water quality and will be able to access and operate the swimming pool plant

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.


Learners must achieve and pass both 2 units (5 credits) which include course work, worksheets and a practical demonstration. After the course, candidates will be required to undertake practical assignments back in the workplace and submit evidence to satisfy the assessment criteria

Validity Period

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

Qualification Structure

For detailed information on the qualification structure download the Qualification Guidance form the awarding body

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