Diploma in Pumping Principles at QLS Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 100 Guided Learning Hours (100)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 11 Number of Modules 11
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What Will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of the steps involved in chemical pumping systems
Learn about pump definition and specifications
Understand the special problems that involve pumping of solids
Gain an understanding of submersible pumps
Learn about the different types of centrifugal pumps


The Diploma in Pumping Principles at QLS Level 4 course will educate individuals on the different types of centrifugal pumps. Learners will be able to identify different types of pumps and understand the consideration behind pump selection. It is an extensive course that will give learners insight on pump design applications, operations, maintenance and management issues. Additionally, the basic fundamentals of mechanical seals will be covered in the course.

The course will present learners with valuable insight on pump maintenance, packing gland, seal and bearing replacement. Individuals will acquire the fundamental understanding of centrifugal pumps design application and how it can be used to enhance workplace productivity.

The Diploma in Pumping Principles at QLS Level 4 course will cover key features such as an understanding on operating principles of centrifugal, turbine and propeller, reciprocating and metering pumps. The course will offer insight into special-purpose pumps and diaphragm pumps used to handle abrasive and corrosive substances. Learners will gain the necessary skills and knowledge to recognise different pumps and solve sealing problems.

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 Choose 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.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Job seekers
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Repair Technicians
  • Anyone with an interest in learning about pumping principles
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • Learners 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.
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 Pumping Principles at QLS Level 4 successfully and gain your professional qualification, 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 Pumping Principles at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04886

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully completed Diploma in Pumping Principles 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 https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • Repair 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
  • 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  TOTUM discount card

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

01. Archimedes
02. Hydraulic Principles
Hydraulic Principles
03. Backflow Section Introduction
Backflow Section Introduction
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
04. Pump Operation Section
Pump Operation Section
05. Submersible Pump Section
Submersible Pump Section
06. Understanding Affinity Laws
Understanding Affinity Laws
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
07. Rope Pump Section
Rope Pump Section
08. Motor Section
Motor Section
09. Coupling Section
Coupling Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
10. Pump Troubleshooting Section
Pump Troubleshooting Section
11. Pump Surging
Pump Surging
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz

Students feedback


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    B W

    Benson Woods

    February 28, 2019
    Good Learning Experience

    Obtained a good understanding of the steps involved in the chemical pumping systems. Good learning experience.

    J D

    Jacob Dollard

    February 18, 2019
    Glad I chose to do this course

    The pump specifications which I learnt was really important to this industry and I am glad that I chose to do this course with this service provider.

    B S

    Braidy Sanders

    January 17, 2019
    Awesome Course

    Awesome course. Valuable insight was provided on pump related aspects which really helped me in my professional life.

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