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Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4

Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4 is a course run by Global Edulink, Dublin. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 100 Hours. Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4 gives a Course Qualification of Level 4 Certificate. For more information about Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4 at Global Edulink, please review the details below.


The Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4 course will educate individuals on modern disinfection methods in water treatment works. The process refers to adding chlorine in order to achieve clean water distribution by killing certain bacteria and microbes present. The purpose of water disinfection is to prevent waterborne diseases spread namely cholera, dysentery and typhoid. Modern disinfection methods can inactivate most microbes and it is highly effective in killing viruses and bacteria present in water. The course will also introduce learners to the safe drinking water act.

Chlorination is widely used in water disinfection. It was used a century ago and is still considered a modern method today.

The Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4 will give learners a comprehensive understanding of chlorine, halogens and iodine. Learn about the basics and history of chlorine, and the byproducts of chlorination. The course will feature key topics such as disinfection essentials, byproducts of disinfections, oxidation chemistry, oxidation agents, chlorine exposure limits, chlorination equipment requirements and chlorine health hazards.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.


  • Learn about chlorine and the history of chlorination
  • Learn the fundamental basics of the chemistry of chlorination and the byproducts of chlorination
  • Learn about disinfection essentials and disinfection byproducts
  • Learn about oxidation chemistry and the oxidising agents
  • Understand water disinfection methods and waterborne pathogens
  • Learn about the safe drinking water act and disinfection byproduct regulations

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Professionals employed in jobs related to chlorination
  • Water Treatment Operators
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Sanitary Engineers
  • Environmental Engineers
  • Anyone wanting to learn about chlorination as a modern disinfection method

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 Modern Disinfection at QLS 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.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.


Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04882

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Training ProviderGlobal Edulink
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Course Duration100 Hours
Course Time365 Days
Course Fee269
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
Carear PathOnce you successfully completed Diploma in Modern Disinfection at QLS Level 4, 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. The average UK salary per annum according to is given below. Water Treatment Operator - £23,153 per annum Environmental Scientist - £26,720 per annum Environmental Engineer - £30,070 per annum Water Resources Operator Certified Water Operator Other jobs you can get Water Operator Environmental Health and Safety Manager
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