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Diploma in Modern Disinfection - Level 4

Diploma in Modern Disinfection - Level 4 is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 100 Guided Learning Hours. Diploma in Modern Disinfection - Level 4 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Modern Disinfection - Level 4 at South London College, please review the details below.

Diploma in Modern Disinfection – Level 4 (Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standard)

Chlorination is one of the most modern forms of water disinfection. However, using this form to disinfect water requires extensive knowledge and skills, which is why this Diploma in Modern Disinfection – Level 4 (USA Standards) has been developed to help interested people master modern water disinfection. Whether you are in the water treatment industry, environment science industry, sanitary engineering industry or environmental engineering industry, this course is all you need to get up to speed with chlorination in no time.

This comprehensive course will thoroughly brief you about chlorination, the importance of chlorination in water disinfection and the history of chlorination to get you started. You will get to explore the fundamental basics of the chemistry of chlorination and the byproducts of chlorination to understand how it works, followed by modules that will provide insights into the disinfection essentials and disinfection byproducts.

This course focuses on improving your knowledge about oxidation chemistry and the oxidizing agents that play an equally important role in disinfection. You will also get to learn about the different water disinfection methods, waterborne pathogens, safe drinking water act and disinfection byproduct regulations to further enhance your knowledge on disinfection. By the completion of this course you will have a great grip on modern disinfection to successfully embark on a related career.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. 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 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 Global Edulink* 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.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

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

Course Curriculum
01. Disinfection Introduction
02. Disinfection Rules
03. Chlorine
04. Understanding Combined Chlorine Residual
05. Understanding Waterborne Viruses
06. Halogen Section
07. Chlorine Timeline
08. Chemical Equations
09. Chlorine Gas Section
10. Calcium Hypochlorite Section
11. Chlorine Health Hazard Section
12. Chlorine Dioxide Section
13. Waterborne Pathogens
14. Total Coliforms
15. Respiratory Protection

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 – 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.


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).

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
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Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Duration100 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee199
Entry RequirementsLearners 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.
Carear PathWater 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
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-04882
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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