Course Description

Diploma in Pumping Principles - Level 4

Diploma in Pumping Principles - 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 Pumping Principles - Level 4 gives a Course Qualification of Diploma. For more information about Diploma in Pumping Principles - Level 4 at South London College, please review the details below.

Diploma in Pumping Principles – Level 4

A good grip on the principles of pumping is vital for professionals to carry about their maintenance and repairing activities, and this Diploma in pumping Principles – Level 4 has been developed exactly for that purpose. This comprehensive course will extensively cover the principles of pumping such as the types of pumps, pump selection, pump design application, pump construction, maintenance and many more and hence, could help you level up your career in maintenance, repair and any other related field of work.

This comprehensive course will relay the pump definitions, Archimedes theory and hydraulic principles to get you started. You will then understand how to effectively operate pumps, followed by modules that will provide insight into pump troubleshooting, pump surging, backflow and rope pumping.

This course will also supply the learners with the relevant materials to understand about submersible pumps and coupling to further enhance your knowledge on pumping. By the end of this course, you will have a significant knowledge on the pumping principles to handle pumps in an effective manner.

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. Archimedes
02. Hydraulic Principles
03. Backflow Section Introduction
04. Pump Operation Section
05. Submersible Pump Section
06. Understanding Affinity Laws
07. Rope Pump Section
08. Motor Section
09. Coupling Section
10. Pump Troubleshooting Section
11. Pump Surging

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Job seekers
Maintenance Personnel
Repair Technicians
Anyone with an interest in learning about pumping principles

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 Pumping Principles – 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
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
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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 PathRepair Worker - £19,659 per annum Mechanical Technician - £25,389 per annum Maintenance Technician - £25,115 per annum Mechanical Engineer - £30,289 per annum Other jobs you can get Repair Technician Maintenance Supervisor - £28,115 per annum
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-04886
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South London College

35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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