We champion further learning here at OLM Consulting, and recommend the following resources.

Pool & Spa Awards

High quality training supporting commercial and domestic pool and spa operators, from industry experts.

PWTAG | The home of the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group

PWTAG. The Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group is a non-commercial membership organisation dedicated to raising standards in pool water treatment in the UK

Swimming Pool Contractor Spata – Reliable Pool Builders UK

For Swimming pool installations / maintenance / water treatment. British Trade Association. First-Class Service. Established In 1961. Highlights: Established In 1961, Offering Hot Tub And Swim Spa Advice.


BISHTA is the trade association that represents the British and Irish Hot Tub and Exercise Spa Industry. If you are looking to buy a Hot Tub or Swim Spa or need to find companies who provide maintenance and water treatment products and accessories.

Health and Safety Executive

The HSE provides useful links to guidance on swimming pools and information on how to operate a swimming pool in line with current UK legislation

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer (no corporate membership) to foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment and provide opportunities for association and interchange of thought and experience amongst the members and their colleagues.