Spa Pool Operators Certificate

Spa Pool Plant Certificate

This is a one-day course which provides a detailed understanding of spa pool operation by examining contamination of spa pool water and treatment processes through each of the component parts of the spa. The course also explores water testing protocols, interpreting results and promoting health and safety to protect both spa users and your reputation. All successful candidates are encouraged to progress on to the PWTAG Accredited Pool Plant Operators course.

Who is the Course designed for?

Employees of health clubs and resorts that provide any kind of spa facility.

Course details

Level: Beginner

Duration: 1 day

Training Format: Face to Face

Assessment: Work based assessment

Certification: The IQL UK & Institute of Swimming Spa Certificate is awarded and is valid for three years

Fee: £135.00 per learner

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Course content

  • Objectives of pool water treatment
  • Contamination of spa water
  • Circulation and filtration
  • Component parts of a spa
  • Chemical treatment of spa water
  • Testing of spa water
  • Chemical dosing systems
  • Health and safety
  • Cleaning of spas
  • Safe use and operation of spas


At the end of the course candidates complete a short work based assignment which they will have three weeks to complete and return to Institute of Swimming.


You must be at least 18 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.