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Topics Covered STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Pool Water Testing
4 hour course
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STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Pool Water Treatment
1 day course
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STA Level 3 Award in Pool Plant Operations
3 day course
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Theory of pool water testing
Practical water test—swimming pool
Practical water test —spa
Understanding water test parameters
Recording results of pool water tests
Basic principles of water treatment
Maintaining safe bathing conditions
Responsibilities of pool and spa water operators to provide a safe environment
Causes of water contamination
Key principles of a pool and spa water circulation system
Key principles of pool and spa water disinfectants
Key principles of COSHH
Know how to deal with contamination of faeces, blood and vomit
Know how to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the pool environment
Understand the requirements of microbiological testing
Understand the principles of pool chemicals
Understand the systems used for non-residual disinfection
Understand the principles of circulation
Manage temperature for different pools
Understand the principles of filtration
Understand the principles of heating and air circulation
Understand the environmental considerations and implications of operating a pool plant
Management practices and training requirements for safe operation
Risk assessing for pool plant operators
Responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Maintenance procedures and timelines for effective operation of pool plant equipment

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