Water Division
Plant Systems Graduate Scheme
ph Water Technologies Ltd

About Ph Water Technologies Ltd

Founded in February 2004 Ph Water and Air Technologies Ltd has firmly established itself as one of the leading ‘Total Environment Solutions Companies’ operating within the UK. Ph Water is part of a wider organisation called Compliance Group LTD, and we form part of their Water Division.

Ph Water assist customer with their journey to compliance and their legislative responsibilities across both Water and Air Hygiene Services.

Working with customers both in the public and private sector, Ph Water’s Service offering plays an integral part of our customer’s journey to compliance.

About the Graduate Scheme

The purpose of the programme is to develop and train college/university leavers in all aspects of the water treatment business. All areas of the business will be covered including:

  • the role and responsibilities of the Engineer (Manufacturing)
  • the role and responsibilities of a Service Engineer
  • the role and responsibilities of a Commissioning Engineer
  • Risk assessments & L8 compliance
  • Health & Safety

Training will be given in each area either by external courses or internal/onsite training. All areas of the water sector of the business will be covered to give the trainee/graduate the most rounded overview of this sector.

The programme will be a maximum 2 year period. Within this period the management team and the graduate/trainee will identify the best and most appropriate role for themselves.

Course Content

  BUSINESS AREA/TRAINING Practical or Theoretical
1 Induction, skills test, CSCS test, confined spaces training, first aid, asbestos awareness and on line courses. T
2 Clack & Fleck Softener valve training P
3 Chemical dosing measurement and control P
4 Dosing pump operation and servicing P
5 Legionella Awareness & ACoP L8 (BS6 1 day develop  FSF5831) T
6 Legionella control in Cooling towers City & Guilds T
7 Chemical Training & Chemical Handling P/T
8 SSTS H&S Training T
8 First Aid at Work T
10 Foundation Course in water treatment chemistry (WMS) T
11 Cooling tower measurement and control P
12 MEWPS/PASMA training (HSS) P/T
13 Confined space training P/T
14 Management & Maintenance of Pool Systems (Develop) T
15 Management & Control of Closed Systems (WMS) T
16 Cooling & Boiler Water Chemistry (WMS) T
18 Filtration inc. Reverse Osmsis, Nano-Filtration, Ultra-Filtration P/T
19 Commercial awareness, product design, product selection T



Year 2:

The second year will see further development of the graduate/trainee. The training will be more in depth in areas selected by the management team from the following:

Practical Risk Assessment (1 day WMS)

Pseudomonas training Managing & Controlling the Risk in Water Systems (1 day WMS)

Cooling & Boiler Water Treatment Chemistry (1 day WMS)

Managing the risk of Legionella in Cooling Tower Systems (1 day WMS)

Other areas of development subject to identification of the preferential/most suitable area for the trainee/graduate may include system training, sales training, management training, finance training.

Future & Continued Development

In addition, for those that demonstrate and show the correct aptitude, beyond technical knowledge and skills development there is an opportunity to grow your future management talents by using apprenticeships in leadership & management:

Level 3 Team Leadership Apprenticeship

Designed for existing and aspiring first line managers.

Level 5 Operational & Departmental Manager Apprenticeship

Designed for aspiring middle managers.

Level 7 Senior Leader post graduate Apprenticeships

Designed for senior managers & directors.


Salary Remuneration

Grade Salary per annum
College leaver 1st year £ 18,000.00
Graduate 1st year £ 21,500.00
College leaver 2nd year £ 21,000.00
Graduate 2nd year £ 24,500.00
Successful Completion of year 2 (College) £ 24,000.00
Successful Completion of year 2 (Graduate) £ 27,500.00


Following successful completion of the modules the graduate will be offered full time employment in the most appropriate department based upon availability, choice, skill, business requirements.


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