Diploma in Water Treatment - Level 4South London College
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.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that South London College 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 South London College 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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*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
Suitability - Who should attend?
Who Is This Course Aimed at?
- 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.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
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).
Course Code: QLS-04893
Training Course Content
- Waterborne Pathogens
- Bacteriological Monitoring
- Waterborne Viruses Introduction
- Chlorination Introduction
- Understanding Disinfection
- Disinfection Rules
- Chlorination Byproducts
- 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.
Once you successfully completed Level 4 Diploma in Water Treatment, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this 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 - £26,720 per annum
- Water Resources Operator
- Certified Water Operator
Other jobs you can get
- Water Operator
- Environmental Health and Safety Manager
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