Course Description

Diploma in Nutrient Removal At QLS Level 4

Diploma in Nutrient Removal At QLS Level 4 is a course run by Study 365, Cavan. It is a Online Learning course with a duration of 68 Hours. Diploma in Nutrient Removal At QLS Level 4 gives a Course Qualification of Level 4 Certificate. For more information about Diploma in Nutrient Removal At QLS Level 4 at Study 365, please review the details below.


Learn all about the Biological Nutrient Removal process that is used widely to remove nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus from wastewater, by taking this Diploma in Nutrient Removal at QLS Level 4. This course program aims to help you incorporate the Nutrient removal process to wastewater systems in order to reduce nutrient concentrations on wastewater to safe levels and to avoid scenarios that can present problems for the ecosystem and the civilians. Through the very comprehensive course modules, you will come to realise the importance of the nutrient removal concept and why it has to be followed by every wastewater treatment systems.

The tutors have been very generous in exploring the clean water acts and legislations that has to be followed by wastewater treatment facilities to thrive in the long run. This course will also look into the common wastewater acronyms and terms and the effects of wastewater pollutants for humans, animals and the society as a whole.

The course curriculum will go on to delve into topics such as preliminary treatment, nitrogen control, total dissolved solids, water quality criteria, processed wastewater solids and many more to further build on your nutrient removal knowledge. You will also gain insight into the various nutrient removal technologies that are currently being used worldwide.

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.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme 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.

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.

*Study365 is an approved reselling partner for Quality Licence Scheme courses under Global Edulink

Why consider learning at study365

With so many commitments in our lives, we may not have the time to learn new skills. The beauty of studying online is that you get to find this balance between your education and your daily commitments

Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers, we offer the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning outcomes

  • Gain an insight into the common wastewater acronym and terms
  • Familiarise with the clean water acts and legislations
  • Discover the effects of wastewater pollutants and the importance of nutrient removal from wastewater
  • Identify the various nutrient removal technologies used around the world
  • Explore topics such as preliminary treatment, nitrogen control, total dissolved solids, water quality criteria, processed wastewater solids and many more
  • Examine the process of nitrification and denitrification and the system’s associate with it
  • Identify the key design and operational issues related to nutrient removal
  • Delve into the concept of wastewater sampling and the two main types of sampling

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Individuals hoping to gain an employment in the wastewater management industry
  • Waste Water operators and workers looking to progress onto a more senior role
  • Anyone else interested in learning about nutrient removal from wastewater

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

This online course is assignment-based with learners being assessed upon the submission of a series of assignments. Once you successfully submit the assignments, students will gain a professional qualification. The assignments must be submitted to the instructor through the online learning portal. The assignments will be reviewed and evaluated, with feedback provided to the student on how well they have fared.

Please Note: Additionally, a total of £69 is charged for the assessment and certificate, and you need to pay that when submitting your assessments only (It is not required to pay initially upon registering). This payment can be made in 02 installments.


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

Course Code: QLS-05294


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Training ProviderStudy 365
Course LocationCavan
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Course Duration68 Hours
Course Time365 Days
Course Fee59
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 PathThis certificate will greatly enhance your qualifications for a number of jobs in the wastewater management industry. You can also take this certificate as an opportunity to progress in your career or to expand your education in the area. Listed below are some of the jobs this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, Water Treatment Operator – 23,135 per annum Waste Water Plant Operator – 24,366 per annum Waste Water Operator Sewage Plant Operator
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