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Servicing and Testing Requirements of Thermostatic Mixing Valves (TMV) (WH018)

£325 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough,   Livingston and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds Assured course will equip you with the knowledge to commission, service and test thermostatic mixing valves in-line with legal and advisory guidelines (including HTM requirements for the healthcare sector).

This is a theory based training course, with some practical demonstrations carried out by our knowledgeable and experienced tutors.
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at those who are involved in the servicing and testing of Thermostatic Mixer Valves (TMVs).
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Wed, 3rd July 2024 Wed, 3rd July 2024 Livingston £ 325
Wed, 10th July 2024 Wed, 10th July 2024 York £ 325
Wed, 21st August 2024 Wed, 21st August 2024 Livingston £ 325
Wed, 4th September 2024 Wed, 4th September 2024 Slough £ 325
Wed, 25th September 2024 Wed, 25th September 2024 York £ 325
Wed, 23rd October 2024 Wed, 23rd October 2024 Slough £ 325
Wed, 20th November 2024 Wed, 20th November 2024 York £ 325
Wed, 18th December 2024 Wed, 18th December 2024 Slough £ 325

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Hot Water Systems Background, What is Meant by a "Water System", Risk to Health from the Dangers and Examples
  • Medical Aspects of Scalding, Consequences, Examples and Vulnerability
  • Legal Aspects/Consequences of Scalding
  • Outline Relevant Non Statutory Documents, Review of 04-01 Supplement and D08, Role of the Duty Holder, Role of the Competent Responsible Person
  • Review of Water Regulations Requirements
  • Engineering Aspects of TMVs, Where and When Required, Correct Methods of Positioning and Installation
  • Discuss Main Points of D08, 04-01 Supplement and HSG 274 Part 2 Hot and Cold Water Systems, Temperatures
  • Review What Engineering and Management Controls are necessary
  • Correct use and Testing of Digital Thermometers. Demonstrate Temperature Checking at the Outlet
  • Commissioning TMVs
  • Servicing and Testing Requirements
  • Checking Failsafe Mechanisms
  • Check Valve Verification
  • Dismantling for Strainer Cleaning
  • Discuss Which Records are Required as a Minimum, how Long for and Format of Keeping Them
  • The background to general water systems safety
  • Hot water systems and potential scalding hazards
  • Legal and advisory documents including Health Technical Memorandum (HTM 04-01) requirements
  • Point of use mixing
  • Group centralised mixing
  • Correct use and testing of digital thermometers
  • Commissioning, servicing and testing of thermostatic valves (theory) with respect to correct temperature and fail-safe testing
  • Recording information
  • Course assessment
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
There are no pre-requisite requirements to attend this course and everything is provided for the course duration
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Course Training Team


Tony Green

Water Hygiene Training Manager

Tony is a Water Hygiene Training Manager with over 40 years in the water industry; 10 years of which as a service engineer and 30 years within training and education. Tony started training in 1984 for a major European boiler manufacturer where he became the training manufacturer for the product range. After successfully establishing the training division Tony moved on in 1990 to the Water Industry organisation where he helped develop training courses for Legionella water management which also included undertaking on-site Legionella risk assessments. Tony also had a period where he trained for the water utility and mains distribution, before moving back to take management control of the water (legionella) management courses. Tony has extensive knowledge and experience in legionella control and has trained some of the country's leading facilities management and construction companies, both in the UK and abroad.


Adrian Thompson

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Adrian is a Senior Water Hygiene Training consultant with over 35 years experience in commercial / industrial water systems. Adrian has hands on experience working with tools to deliver and develop training courses for a wide range of disciplines in Facilities Management to the Healthcare (NHS), Public Services and the Ministry of Defence (MOD). He has also undertaken project managed schemes to the likes of Balfour Beatty Workplace, Babcock, Interserve, Norlands, Carillon, The Mid Yorkshire Trust, Lyonnaise-des-eaux which has taken him to Gibraltar, Dubai and Brunei. Adrian has extensive experience and knowledge of Water System designs and their controls, in order to provide companies and individuals with the very best information to ensure compliance and effective management systems. This includes tailoring individual customer needs to standards such as the Approved Code of Practice L8 (Commercial) or HTM's (Healthcare).


Les Payne

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Les has over 35 years' experience within the air and water hygiene industry and is based at our training centre in Slough. Les has many accomplishments to date including establishing a UKAS (formerly NAMAS) accredited laboratory to test for legionellae, water quality and fungi. Over the forthcoming years he became involved in the areas of Sick Building Syndrome, Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) and risk assessments providing consultancy and advisory services for several clients. These sectors included banking, manufacturing, aquaculture, whisky & spirits, oil, construction and NHS Scotland.


Kevin Hook

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Kevin has over 45 years experience in the plumbing and heating industry, as well as over 18 years teaching experience. He began his career as an apprentice and has worked his way up through various plumbing and heating companies. After successfully establishing himself as a plumber, Kevin moved into managing installations at Dolphin Bathroom Ltd before becoming a Project Manager at Wilson & Wright Ltd. Kevin has worked at various training companies as a tutor before joining PPL Training in 2007.

Customer Questions

Q: What is Legionella?
A: Legionella is a single bacterium of the legionellae.
Q: What is a duty holder?
A: The duty holder is an employer or person in control of a premises for example a landlord. The duty holder is also responsible for appointing the responsible person.
Q: What is the responsible person?
A: This is someone who is appointed by the duty holder and has the day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling risks from legionella bacteria.
Q: Does this course cover healthcare requirements (HTM) for Thermostatic Mixing Valves?
A: Yes this course does also include HTM requirements for the healthcare sector.
Q: Does the certificate for this course expire?
A: The City & Guilds certificate provided for this course does not expire, however we recommend that delegates attend every 3 years as a refresher.
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