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Pool Water Treatment and Operations Course - Christchurch

The WSP Pool Water Treatment and Operations certificate provides training in pool water quality and associated treatment systems for Aquatic facilities, while incorporating NZQA unit standards 25982, 25981 and 25980.


Each unit standard offered is also available to be completed individually and can be used to provide continuing professional development.

US 25982 – Demonstrate knowledge in microbiology and perform calculations relevant to water quality in a public pool. 
US 25981 – Manage water quality in a basic public pool. 
US 25980 – Manage water quality in a complex public pool   

Course content covers: 

Module 1 – US 25982
An introduction to pool water quality and treatment systems including microbiology and pool water quality calculations. 

Module 2 – US 25981
Information is delivered on pool water quality and treatment systems in a basic facility.   A basic facility has basic filtration systems, no or low level of automation and the use of chlorine as the only disinfectant. 

Module 3 – US 25980
Information is delivered on pool water quality and treatment systems in a complex facility.   A complex facility has a secondary disinfectant treatment system in addition to chlorine, and a high level of automation and contains pool features. 

Assessment information

The course modules are delivered approximately one month apart and a workbook is also completed and used as evidence of workplace competency

Late assessment fee

If your workbook is not received by the due date you will need to apply for the late assessment registration and pay $300.00 + GST in order to be eligible to have your workbook assessed.  You will have one month from the payment date to submit your workbook. 

Who should attend

Any person who is involved with the operations and/or maintenance of public pools, this includes pool advisors and installers. 

To complete any of these unit standards, participants should be currently involved in the pool industry. 

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