Swimming Pool Water Testing (regulated by OFQUAL)

The STA Level 2 Award in Swimming Pool Water Testing is perfect for those responsible for carrying out routine pool water tests. Many lifeguards for example must test pool water as part of their job role, and this qualification gives learners the basic information and skills necessary to competently test swimming pool and spa water, whilst providing a basic understanding of the outcomes of those tests.

On the course you will learn how to use a photometer and comparator, understand pool water readings, where to take test samples from and much more!

This qualification is relevant to those responsible for recreational water testing and follows the principles set out in the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group’s (PWTAG) code of practice and publication ‘Swimming Pool Water’. If follows a range of Health and Safety guidance documents including:

  • HSG 179
  • HSG 274
  • HSG 282
1/2 Day
£100 + VAT per personInclusive of manuals, equipment and course materials.
Download qualification specificationThis course can also be delivered exclusively at your venue for a maximum of 16 people. Cost £1,000 +VAT, inclusive of manuals, equipment and course materials.
Some examples of sites where water testing is required include:
  • Swimming Pools
  • Sports and Leisure Centres
  • Health Clubs
  • Spas (Including those displayed in retail outlets / distributors / installers)
  • Hotels
  • Holiday Parks
  • Hydrotherapy Pools
  • Schools
  • Parks
  • Lidos
  • Interactive water features
  • Swim schools

This qualification is valid for a period of 5 years

Learners must be at least 16 years of age

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