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Pool Plant Operator Revalidation (ROPPP Update)

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    Robin Mitchell
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You must be at least 18 years of age at the start of the course.

Learners must have passed a Level 3 National Pool Plant Operators certificate or attended a Pool Plant Operator Revalidation course, no more than 3 years ago.

There is a pre course preparation sheet which is required to be completed prior to the course. This is to be taken to the course for initial discussions with the course tutor.
This pre course preparation sheet is downloadable from the course confirmation webfolio which is sent by email to all registered learners 7 days prior to the course by the IoS.

ROPPP Update


Date: 19th October 2017

Times: 9.30am-4.30pm

Please note that there is a late booking fee applicable to learners that book on after 12.10.2017. This will be included in the course price total

100% attendance is required throughout the seminar

Pen and paper is required for the duration of the seminar (not supplied)

Please provide your own lunch and refreshments throughout the seminar

Please provide the tutor with your RLSS UK society number, if applicable.


Provided you passed your Level 3 National Pool Plant Operator certificate or attended a Pool Plant Operator Revalidation course (RoPPP), no more than 3 years ago, you will automatically have been placed on the CIMSPA's RoPPP Register. By doing so you will be recognised by employers and the industry for keeping your technical knowledge of pool plant and water treatment up to date.

The aim of this ONE day course is to provide qualified National Pool Plant Operator learners with the necessary technical updates on pool plant, water treatment and health and safety practices, to bring their knowledge back up to date.

Course content

  • Management of pH and chlorine levels.

  • Use of UV

  • Health and safety update

  • Latest advances in technology and equipment

  • Bacteriological testing - what do the results mean?

  • Linking pool water treatment with source water

  • Energy management update

  • Differences in operation of spa, swimming, hydrotherapy pools

It is strongly recommended personal email addresses are used when registering as an individual with the IoS to assist with awarding by IQL UK (Awarding body of RLSS UK)

There is a Knowledge Review assessment with the Update Seminar. Full participation and engagement is encouraged throughout the day. 

Awarding times will be between 5-7 weeks following the course.

Please note that by booking onto this course, you are agreeing to the IoS sharing your personal details & course certificate with the organisation funding this training, if applicable.

Recommended Reading
Further study

Attend a National Pool Plant Operator Revalidation (RoPPPs) Update Seminar within 3 years to update your certificate.

Pool Plant qualifications expire after a period of three years. To ensure you keep your knowledge current with the latest information, best practice and changes to industry guidance, you will need to renew your qualification prior to the expiry date of your qualification. You can do this by either attending a face-to-face revalidation course or completing the online Pool Plant Operator Revalidation which can be found here

Once qualified, it is recommended that pool operators are reassessed annually in the workplace for competence as a minimum in water testing.

Swimming Pool Water Treatment and Quality Standards For Swimming pools and Spas publication

Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG) Code of Practice

Managing Health & Safety in Swimming Pools (HSG179) publication

Course Syllabus

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This course provides all units for the following qualification:

ROPPP Update

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