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Legionella Control and Management of Hot and Cold Water Services and Evaporative Cooling Systems (WH010)

£1,095 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough,   Falkirk and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of how to control the risk of legionella within a water system, and evaporative cooling system. It will enable management of the water system in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 and guidance document HSG274 Parts 1,2 and 3.
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Legionella practical session in York with Tony Green
Cooling Tower showing by a Tutor
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for managers, supervisors or engineers who require an understanding of how legionella bacteria may proliferate within their evaporative cooling system(s).
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Course Introduction
  • Background, Medical Aspects and Other Potential Water Hazards
  • Legal Aspects
  • ACOP L8 and Other Guidance Documents
  • Water Law
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Water Regulations, Cold Water Design, Standards Prevention
  • Cold Water Design and Standards Prevention
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Cooling Tower and Associated Plant
  • Cooling Tower and Associated Plant
  • Water Treatment
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Water Systems Disinfection
  • Disinfection Procedures
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Water Sampling
  • Records and Log Books
  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Medical aspects of legionnaires disease
  • Relevant statutory documents
  • The requirements of Approved Code of Practice L8
  • Hot and cold water system design
  • Wet cooling system design, operation and maintenance requirements
  • Cleaning and disinfection of water systems and cooling towers
  • Monitoring systems, including water sampling
  • Compilation and maintenance of the water management log book
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. Read More...

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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
Monday, 14th December 2020
End date: Friday, 18th December 2020
Monday, 11th January 2021
End date: Friday, 15th January 2021
Monday, 15th February 2021
End date: Friday, 19th February 2021
Monday, 8th March 2021
End date: Friday, 12th March 2021
Monday, 19th April 2021
End date: Friday, 23rd April 2021

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