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

£260 + VAT
1 Day
YorkFalkirkSlough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds 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).
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A Thermostatic Valve Close Up
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Digital thermometer and legionella testing equipment
Who is This Course For?
This course is aimed at those who are involved in the servicing and testing of Thermostatic Mixer Valves (TMV’s).

Key Learning Areas
  • 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 with respect to correct temperature and fail-safe testing
  • Recording information

Course Schedule
Day Time 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
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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.

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Upcoming Course Dates
Thursday, 6th February 2020
End date: Thursday, 6th February 2020
Thursday, 12th March 2020
End date: Thursday, 12th March 2020
Thursday, 26th March 2020
End date: Thursday, 26th March 2020
Thursday, 16th April 2020
End date: Thursday, 16th April 2020
Thursday, 28th May 2020
End date: Thursday, 28th May 2020

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