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(A) Diploma in Modern Disinfection - Level 4

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£469 £269 (inc. VAT)
  • 365 Days
  • Diploma, Level 4
  • Course Certificate
  • Wishlist
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 100Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 15 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04882

What Will I Learn?

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


The Diploma in Modern Disinfection – 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 – 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 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.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised 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.

  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Accredited body (Accreditation)
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • 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
  • Learners 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.
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.
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. While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.
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). Course Code: QLS-04882
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.  
Once you successfully completed Level 4 Diploma in Modern Disinfection, 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 https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner 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
Common Career Paths For Environmental Scientist
  • 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
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification

Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials

Learners will be Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalised Learning Experience

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Course Curriculum

01. Disinfection Introduction
Disinfection Introduction 00:00:00
02. Disinfection Rules
Disinfection Rules 00:00:00
03. Chlorine
Chlorine 00:00:00
04. Understanding Combined Chlorine Residual
Understanding Combined Chlorine Residual 00:00:00
05. Understanding Waterborne Viruses
Understanding Waterborne Viruses 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Modern Disinfection Level 4 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Modern Disinfection Level 4 00:00:00
06. Halogen Section
Halogen Section 00:00:00
07. Chlorine Timeline
Chlorine Timeline 00:00:00
08. Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations 00:00:00
09. Chlorine Gas Section
Chlorine Gas Section 00:00:00
10. Calcium Hypochlorite Section
Calcium Hypochlorite Section 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Modern Disinfection Level 4 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Modern Disinfection Level 4 00:00:00
11. Chlorine Health Hazard Section
Chlorine Health Hazard Section 00:00:00
12. Chlorine Dioxide Section
Chlorine Dioxide Section 00:00:00
13. Waterborne Pathogens
Waterborne Pathogens 00:00:00
14. Total Coliforms
Total Coliforms 00:00:00
15. Respiratory Protection
Respiratory Protection 00:00:00
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief III – Modern Disinfection Level 4 00:00:00
☑ Submit your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission III – Modern Disinfection Level 4 00:00:00
Exam Quiz
Exam : Diploma in Modern Disinfection – Level 4 00:30:00

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£469 £269 (inc. VAT)
  • 365 Days
  • Diploma, Level 4
  • Course Certificate
  • Wishlist
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 100Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 15 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04882
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