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

£265 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough,   Falkirk 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).
Cold and Hot Water Copper Pipes Testing
A Thermostatic Valve Close Up
Legionella practical session in York with Tony Green
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).
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
  • Dismantling for Strainer Cleaning
  • Check Valve Verification
  • 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 with respect to correct temperature and fail-safe testing
  • Recording information
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.

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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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.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Thursday, 16th July 2020
End date: Thursday, 16th July 2020
Thursday, 30th July 2020
End date: Thursday, 30th July 2020
Wednesday, 12th August 2020
End date: Wednesday, 12th August 2020
Thursday, 27th August 2020
End date: Thursday, 27th August 2020
Thursday, 10th September 2020
End date: Thursday, 10th September 2020

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