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Diploma in Chlorination - Level 4

South London College
Course summary
200 hours
10 GBP
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
Professional Training

Course description

Diploma in Chlorination - Level 4

Chlorination is the process of adding chlorine or hypochlorite to achieve various objectives. The most widely used chlorination type is water chlorination, where chlorine is added to water in order to kill the bacteria and microbes present.  Although the process of chlorination might sound simple, it requires extensive knowledge and skills to handle the chemicals and to administer the process effectively. Therefore, this Diploma in Chlorination – Level 4 has been developed to help you improve these skills and knowledge to get into or progress within the water treatment, environmental science, water resources operator or any other related industry.

This Ofqual regulated course will take you through the whole history of chlorination. You will get to learn about chlorination, along with the basics of chlorine, chemistry of chlorination and the byproducts of chlorination. This course will also enlighten you about the importance of disinfection in water, the essentials of disinfection and disinfection byproducts.

This course will not only teach you about the chlorination process. It is also designed to educate you about the chlorine expose limit, chlorination equipment requirement and chlorine health hazards to help you administer the process safely. The other modules will go onto tutor you on the disinfection methods, waterborne pathogens, safe drinking act and the disinfection byproduct regulations to further improve your knowledge on the subject.

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

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Professionals employed in jobs related to chlorination
  • Water Treatment Operators
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Anyone wanting to learn about chlorination

Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Option 1 -The Quality License Scheme Certification

Successful learners will receive an Endorsed The Quality License Scheme Accredited Certificate issued by The Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Certification Fee (Printed The Quality License Scheme Certificate) - £49

Option 2 – CPD Accredited Certificate

Learners who complete the course successful will receive a CPD Accredited Certificate.

Certification Fee (E Certificate/ PDF Copy) - £29

Certification Fee (Printed Certificate/ Hard Copy) - £39

Course Code: QLS-03594

Training Course Content


  1. Chlorine Glossary
  2. Halogen Section
  3. The History Of Chlorination
  4. Chlorination Introduction
  5. Chlorination Principles
  6. Oxidation Chemistry
  7. Understanding Waterborne Viruses
  8. Sampling Procedures
  9. Cryptosporidium And Giardia Analysis
  10. Disinfection Of Water And Wastewater
  11. Understanding Bacteriophage
  12. Elemental Chlorine Introduction
  13. Chlorine Gas
  14. Disinfection Essentials
  15. Chlorine Basics
  16. Understanding Disinfection Byproducts
  17. Chemistry Of Chlorination
  18. Chlorine Exposure Limits And Related Information
  19. Chlorination By-Products
  20. Understanding Combined Chlorine Residual
  21. Sodium Hypochlorite Section
  22. Calcium Hypochlorite Section
  23. Chloramine Section
  24. Oxidizing Agents
  25. Chlorination Equipment Requirement Section
  26. Chlorine Health Hazard Section
  27. Emergency Response Contingency Plans
  28. Ozone Section
  29. Waterborne Pathogens Section
  30. Safe Drinking Water Act
  31. Bacteriological Monitoring Section
  32. Understanding Coliforms
  33. Disinfection Byproduct Regulations
  34. Method 1623
  35. Method 1604
  36. Method 1605
  37. Laboratory Analysis

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

In order to complete the Diploma in Chlorination - 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.


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Continuing Studies

Once you successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in Chlorination, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. 

  • Water Treatment Operator - £23,153 per annum
  • Environmental Scientist - £26,743 per annum
  • Water Resources Operator
  • Certified Water Operator

Other jobs you can get

  • Water Operator
  • Environmental Health and Safety Manager

About provider

South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...

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