Course Details


$240.00 (includes the course only)

Please refer to our Refund Policy


8 hours (including a field experience component)

Unique Student Identifier (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.

Verification Validity

5 Years.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

Delivery Mode

Face to face



Physical Requirements



A competency based formal practical assessment will be conducted during the course. In addition, a field experience and a video and on line assessment is required.

The role of Pool Plant Operator is crucial to the operation of any aquatic facility.  The cleanliness of any facility directly impacts on its success and given the health issues associated with pools.

The Pool Plant Operator course will provide the student with skills to operate aquatic facilities plant and equipment including the maintenance of water quality

Upon successful completion, the student will receive a Statement of Attainment certificate.

Incorporating the Units of Competence

  • SISCAQU001     Test Pool Water Quality
  • SISCAQU003     Maintain Aquatic Facility Plant and Equipment
  • SISCAQU004     Develop and Implement Pool Water Maintenance Procedures
  • BSBRSK401      Identify Risk and Apply Risk Management 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