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Pool Plant Operator, South Australia, 04/12/2023 to 04/12/2024
Enrolments: 16 / 0

This course provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to test and manage pool water quality, monitor and maintain aquatic facility plant and equipment and participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processes..

Upon successful completion, students will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Incorporating the Units of Competence

  • SISCAQU015 Test Pool Water Quality
  • SISCAQU016 Manage Pool Water Quality
  • SISCAQU017 Monitor and Maintain Aquatic Facility Plant and Equipment
  • BSBWHS308 Participate in WHS Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control Processes

Topics include:

  • Pool Tests
  • Regulations
  • Responding to Contamination Incidents
  • Record Keeping
  • Chemical Balance of Pool Water
  • Operation of Aquatic Facility Plant & Equipment
  • Conducting Tests on Aquatic Facility Plant & Equipment
  • Identifying Faults and Initiating Corrective Procedures
  • Adjust Disinfectant Levels & Water Balance
Cost
$300.00 - (includes the course only)

Please refer to our Refund Policy

Duration

Students have 6 months in which to complete all aspects of the course - theory and practical.

3 month extensions (maximum of 2) are available for a set fee.

USI

Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course. Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ for more information.

Course Accreditation
This course is nationally recognised.
Physical Requirements

Nil

Assessment

Assessments will comprise:

Test Pool Water Quality

Assessment Task 1

Questions and Answers (Resources are available in the LMS Resource section to assist learners with questions)

Assessment Task 2

Under the supervision of a qualified Pool Plant Operator complete pool water tests on 2 separate occasions recognising discrepancies and recording the outcome. On one occassion, visually inspect the pool water for a contamination incident.

Assessment Task 3

Video Assessments - students must video and upload footage of themselves completing:

A. Pool water tests for Free and Total Chlorine, pH, Alkalinity, Calcium Hardness and Total Dissolved Solids. 

B. Identify and respond to a water contamination incident

Monitor and Maintain Aquatic Facility Plant and Equipment

Assessment Task 1

Questions and Answers (Resources are available in the LMS Resource section to assist learners with questions).

Assessment Task 2 

Under the supervision of a qualified Pool Plant Operator demonstrate the key requirements for a routine inspection of various types of pool plant. 

Assessment Task 3

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves completing periodic routine inspections of plant equipment, a backwash and vacuuming the pool.

Manage Pool Water Quality

Assessment Task 1

Questions and Answers (Resources are available in the LMS Resource section to assist learners with questions.

Assessment Task 2

Written Assessment - students must prepare a documented schedule covering 1 monthly period for chemical and microbiological montioring.

Assessment Task 3

Case Studies - students must complete 2 water imbalance and 2 water contamination case studies.

Assessment Task 4 

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves using safe work practices and manufacturer instructions to handle chemicals when treating pool water.

Participate in WHS Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Risk Control Processes

Assessment Task 1

Questions and Answers (Resources are available in the LMS Resource section to assist learners with questions).

Assessment Task 2

Complete a practical activity based on applying risk management processes.

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