Diploma in Water Treatment + Diploma in Water Treatment Process Control

Diploma in Water Treatment - Level 4 | Diploma in Water Treatment Process Control - Level 3 |Accredited by ABC Awards |

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100 Hours
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Endorsed by ABC Awards
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Diploma in Water Treatment - Level 4

Water treatment is an important process that intends to improve the quality of water to use it for various purposes. The process of water treatment involves the contribution of specialised plants, processes and systems, which are utilised to ensure the wellbeing of all lives that consume water. Therefore, it is essential to be well-versed with these aspects of water treatment to get into the industry, and this Diploma in Water Treatment – Level 4 has been developed to help you with that. This course will extensively cover the areas of water treatment to shape you into a skilled professional in the subject, provided you have a recognised qualification at level 4 or above in a related discipline.

This course will start off with an introduction to the concept of water treatment and its importance in the modern world. You will then move onto learn the concept of chlorination, its importance and its byproducts, after which the course will walk you through the essentials of water disinfection and its byproducts. This course also aims to strengthen your knowledge about oxidation chemistry and oxidizing agents that play a significant role in disinfecting water from dangerous bacteria and viruses.

The course curriculum has also given consideration to the various water disinfection methods and waterborne pathogens to keep you more informed. Since this course focuses on molding you into a water treatment professional, a few modules will also look into issues such as leading teams within the water treatment works, work policies and procedures of water works and many more.

Diploma in Water Treatment Process Control - Level 3

This Diploma in Water Treatment Process Control – Level 3 takes you further into the water treatment world by educating you about its process control. All the modules are compressed with valuable information that are sure to enhance your knowledge on the whole water treatment process and its control, provided you have a recognised qualification at level 2 or above in a related discipline to start the course. This well narrated course will also focus on the regulations concerned with water treatment and its process control.

After enlightening you thoroughly about the National Drinking Water Regulation, National Primary Drinking Water Regulation and many more, this course will steer you towards the concept of chlorination and its importance in water treatment, along with a brief history on it. You will also come to understand basics of chlorine, chemistry of chlorination and its byproducts to further solidify your knowledge on the area.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


Endorsed by ABC Awards

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You will be Eligible for 14 days immediate access to an Accredited Course from South London College.

  • Check the suitability of the course compared to your requirement.
  • Free 14 day temporary access to Study materials and more.
  • You can upgrade temporary access to fully paid access at the end of or before 14 days.
  • Complete your qualification and upgrade your skills to advance your career
  • No Commitment. No Credit Card required for the 14 Days access.

What Will I Learn?

  • Learn about chlorine and gain insight into the history of chlorination
  • Understand basics of chlorine, chemistry of chlorination and the byproducts
  • Understand the latest approaches of water treatment processes
  • Gain an understanding of the oxidation chemistry and the oxidising agents
  • Understand the work policies and procedures of water treatment works
  • Understand about water disinfection methods and waterborne pathogens


Diploma in Water Treatment - Level 4

  1. Waterborne Pathogens
  2. Bacteriological Monitoring
  3. Waterborne Viruses Introduction
  4. Chlorination Introduction
  5. Understanding Disinfection
  6. Disinfection Rules
  7. Chlorination Byproducts
  8. Sodium Hypochlorite Section
  9. Calcium Hypochlorite Section
  10. Oxidizing Agents
  11. Water Disinfection Methods Review
  12. Ozone Section

Diploma in Water Treatment Process Control - Level 3

  1. National Drinking Water Regulations
  2. Sdwa Water Quality Information And Mcls
  3. National Primary Drinking Water Regulations
  4. Bacteriological Monitoring Section
  5. Definition Of Enhanced Coagulation
  6. Overview Of Water Treatment
  7. Water Quality Analysis
  8. Total Organic Carbon In Water

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who is this course for?

  • Sanitary Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Professionals employed in jobs related to water treatment processes
  • Water Treatment Operators
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Anyone wanting to learn about water treatment works


Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.

Career path

  • Water Treatment Operator -£23,413 per annum
  • Environmental Scientist - £26,720 per annum
  • Environmental Engineer - £30,070 per annum
  • Certified Water Operator
  • Resources Operator

Other jobs you can get

  • Water Operator
  • Environmental Health and Safety Manager

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