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Level 2
Ofqual Accreditation Number 601/4950/4


The aim of this qualification is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be able to test pool water. In order to maintain the safety of pool users and water quality the pool plant qualification is required for all facilities to meet the UK codes of practice and Health and Safety legislation.

CIMSPA Endorsed

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

Qualification Structure

Learners must achieve the one mandatory unit (2 credits).
For detailed information on the qualification structure download the Qualification Guidance.


Coursework/Project, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment/Assessment

Fees For Centres

£27.50 Registration / Certification fee
£12.50 Hard Copy Manual fee

Career Progression

This qualification provides progression on to:

  • Active IQ Level 2 Award in Pool Plant Operations.
  • Active IQ Level 3 Certificate in Pool Plant Operations.
  • Active IQ Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations.
  • Active IQ Level 2 NVQ in Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services.
  • Active IQ Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Leisure Management.