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BRIO Group provide Expert Training & Services for all aspects of Operating Leisure & Aquatic Facilities.

Win A Day’s Pool Plant Training Onsite in UK or Ireland

08 Feb 2017

WIN A day’s Pool Plant Training at your centre, anywhere in UK or Ireland! Be in with a chance to win a one day Pool Plant Training Course at a centre of your choice. All you have to do is sign up to BRIO newsletter at and you will automatically be entered into the […]

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BRAND NEW Online Pool Plant Course for Beginners

10 Jan 2017

A new Online Pool Plant Training Course for Beginners, this course is an introduction to Pool Plant Operations and is being released this month with BRIO Group Ltd. This is a great introductory course in basic Pool Plant Operations, before moving on to a full SPTO or ODS Pool Plant Qualification. There are no prerequisites, […]

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BRIO Group & Water Management Society partner for Pool Plant & Legionella Course

07 Nov 2016

BRIO Group Ltd ( & the Water Management Society UK ( have teamed up to offer an in-depth combined course to cover Pool Plant Procedures and Legionella Control. The Swimming Pool Technical Operator Course is accredited by PWTAG and the Legionella Control Course is accredited by WMSoc, providing an excellent source of information to operate […]

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Join us at SPATEX 2017

20 Sep 2016

Following on from the success at SPATEX 2016, BRIO Group will be back at next year’s show which is already proving to be a big hit. BRIO Group will be at Stand F18 from 31st January – 2nd February. Robert Byrne will be giving a presentation at the ISPE Workshop area, 1pm, Wednesday 1st February on […]

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Swimming Pool Technical Operators Course awarded IOSH Accreditation

05 Aug 2016

The Swimming Pool Technical Operator (SPTO) Course, which is the 3 Day Pool Plant Qualification developed by BRIO Group  last year and accredited by PWTAG, has now been officially accredited by IOSH. This is the second Pool Plant Course to be accredited by IOSH, and shows the level of Health & Safety information and teaching […]

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Leisure Health & Safety Seminar

28 Jun 2016

The Leisure Health & Safety Seminar held at the Glenroyal Hotel, was booked out, and received very positive feedback. The Panel of Experts were very well received, and topics relevant to today’s Industry. The day began with Robert Byrne, BRIO Group, speaking about Pool Plant Operations, and the importance of ensuring Operational Policies & Risk […]

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Recent Swimming Pool Incidents UK & Ireland

06 Jun 2016

Within the last 2 months there have been 5 incidents in UK & Ireland of Swimming Pool Accidents, that are public knowledge, which have highlighted the importance of ensuring all Health & Safety Operations and Procedures are correctly in place and up to date to prevent such issues occurring. The following incidents listed below, can […]

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Holiday Park & Resort Exhibition

16 May 2016

BRIO Group will be exhibiting at the Holiday Park Show, at the NEC, later this year on the 9&10th November 2016. BRIO will be holding a seminar on Operating Swimming & Spa Pools to Industry Health & Safety Guidelines. Full details will be given next month.  Details on the show can be found at […]

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Expert Panel for Leisure & Aquatic Facilities Health & Safety Seminar Confirmed.

04 May 2016

The Health & Safety Seminar for Leisure & Aquatic Facilities taking place on 23rd June, at the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co.Kildare, have confirmed the following Panel to speak at the Seminar on their relevant topics. Ralph Riley, is the UK expert to the Central European Norm Group for Swimming Pool Safety Standards, the UK Convenor […]

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Health & Safety Seminar for Irish Leisure Industry

03 May 2016

There will be a Heath & Safety Seminar taking place on 23rd June 2016, at the Glenroyal Hotel, Co.Kildare. This event is relevant and topical to the most recent updates and guidelines for Operating Leisure Centres with particular emphasis on Pool Operataions, both Swimming & Spa Pools. It will cover the following topics by the Industry […]

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New Venues for SPTO

25 Feb 2016

BRIO Group Ltd will have new dates for courses running across the UK available shortly. If you are interested in hosting the Swimming Pool Technical Operators (SPTO) Course at your venue, please get in touch for further details. Currently seeking a venue in Edinburgh, Cardiff, and a number of English counties. Contact Aileen direct at […]

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Leisure Industry advised to implement Industry Health & Safety Guidelines

25 Jan 2016

With Health & Safety Guidelines with stricter sentencing guidelines coming into from 1st February 2016, UK Leisure Operators are being advised to comply with the law and follow industry guidelines. More details can be found at BRIO Group can help support centres and offer expert advice on Health & Safety guidelines and ensuring operational […]

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Swimming Pool Entrapment Hazard Prevention (SPEHP)

13 Jan 2016

BRIO Group Ltd. BRIO are very proud to part of a new initiative with Parents4Safety, Germany & Blue Cap Foundation, Netherlands, which is the Swimming Pool Entrapment Hazard Prevention (SPEHP) to work on creating awareness of the dangers of entrapment hazards, and the loss of lives that incur from faulty drains, outlets and issues with […]

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New IOSH Pool Plant Award

04 Jan 2016

BRIO Group Ltd are the only training provider to have a Pool Plant Qualification which is  accredited by IOSH.  BRIO developed and created the Onsite Designated Supervisors (ODS) course which is a very Cost Efficient, Practical and Up to Date Pool Plant course, which is held on site in the plant room and offers practical […]

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