PWTAG Approved Technical Pool Training - Qualifications and certificate

A qualified technical operator should have completed a technical operator training course that is in line with the PWTAG CoP. On-site, specific training, monitoring and assessment of competence should always supplement these.

  • A qualified technical operator should have a current certificate or written documentation showing satisfactory completion of a technical operator training course that meets the PWTAG CoP syllabus and assessment.
  • Originals or copies of such certificate or documentation should be available on site for inspection by the Environmental Health Officers/ Health and Safety Inspector for each qualified operator employed at or contracted by the site, as specified in this CoP. Originals should be made available upon request by the relevant authority.

The qualifications

To meet the needs of both full time technical operation and onsite supervision where there are arrangements in place for a visiting technical operator PWTAG has stipulated two qualifications, these are the

  • Swimming Pool Technical Operator
  • Onsite Designated Supervisor