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Course Details

Cost

$320.00 (includes the course only)

Please refer to our Refund Policy

Duration

1 day (8 hours) face to face course.

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. Applications for an extension must be by e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

Delivery Mode

1 day face to face

Online theory using a Learning Management System (LMS), practical tasks (access to a Plant Room is required), video assessment evidence is also required.

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Physical Requirements

Nil

Assessment

Test Pool Water Quality

Assessment Task 1

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

Assessment Task 2

Observe a qualified Pool Plant Operator complete water tests on 2 separate occasions. Under the supervision of a qualified Pool Plant Operator, complete pool water tests on 2 separate occasions.

Assessment Task 3

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves completing Pool Water Tests for Free and Total Chlorine, PH, Alkalinity and Calcium Hardness.

Maintain Aquatic Facility Plant and Equipment

Assessment Task 1

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

Assessment Task 2

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves completing a routine inspection of plant equipment.

Develop and Implement Pool Water Maintenance Procedures

Assessment Task 1

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

Assessment Task 2

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves completing a backwash

Assessment Task 3

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves completing the task of vacuuming the pool.

Assessment Task 4

Video Assessment - students must video and upload footage of themselves responding to an emergency situation.

Apply Business Risk Management Processes

Assessment Task 1

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

Assessment Task 2

Complete a practical activity based on applying risk management processes

** A portion of the assessment tasks listed above will be completed at the face-to-face course.  The remainder will need to be completed by the student within the 6 month timeframe.

The Pool Plant Operator course will provide the student with skills and knowledge required to perform routine checks and complete minor maintenance on aquatic facility 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
  • BSBOPS403      Apply Business 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