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Diploma in Water Treatment - Level 4
This course is endorsed under ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.
In order to protect environmental health and safety, preserve the environment and prevent diseases often modern methods are relied on for water treatment. The Diploma in Water Treatment – Level 4 course aims to educate individuals who work or intend to work in water treatment plants. Learners will be fully equipped to function independently in water treatment works. The course will enable individuals who are in the decision-making process related to how much chemical is used in water treatment.
The course will cover key topics such as introducing learners to chlorination, understanding disinfection and rules, water disinfection methods, maintaining equipment used in water treatment and the process for treating wastewater.
Learners who qualify in the Diploma in Water Treatment – Level 4 will be able to control and operate specific processes of water treatment works on context of policies and procedures. Learners will acquire in-depth knowledge of water treatment and an overall understanding of chlorination byproducts, oxidising agents and waterborne pathogens. The course will also enlighten learners on the proper skills and knowledge of the maintenance of water treatment works.
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 4 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.
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
What is covered in this course?
- Become introduced to water treatment
- Learn about chlorination, and chlorination byproducts
- Acquire the skills and knowledge to lead a team in water treatment works
- Learn about disinfection essentials and the disinfection byproducts
- 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
- Waterborne Pathogens
- Bacteriological Monitoring
- Waterborne Viruses Introduction
- Chlorination Introduction
- Understanding Disinfection
- Disinfection Rules
- Chlorination By-products
- Sodium Hypochlorite Section
- Calcium Hypochlorite Section
- Oxidizing Agents
- Water Disinfection Methods Review
- Ozone Section
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
In order to complete the Diploma in Water Treatment - Level 4 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.
Please Note: Additionally, £179 (Inc. VAT) is charged for assessment and certificate and you need to pay that when you are submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially when you are registering). This payment can be paid into 03 instalments when you are submitting your assessments.
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).
Accredited 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.
While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.
Who is this course for?
- Wastewater Personnel
- Professionals employed in jobs related to chlorination
- 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.
- A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
- Water Treatment Operator - £23,153 per annum
- Environmental Scientist - £26,720 per annum
- Water Resources Operator
- Certified Water Operator
Other jobs you can get
- Water Operator
- Environmental Health and Safety Manager
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