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Legionella Control Within Hot and Cold Water Systems (WH003)

£845 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough,   Falkirk and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with an understanding of how to control the risk from legionella bacteria within hot and cold water systems. It will enable effective management of the hot and cold water system in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 and guidance document HSG274 Part 2.
Who is This Course For?
This course is ideal for managers, supervisors or engineers who require knowledge of how to prevent and control legionella bacteria in the hot and cold water systems they are responsible for. Delegates undertaking this course who need the disinfection element can book both our, "Disinfection of Hot and Cold Water Systems" and this three day legionellosis course, with both courses running consecutively.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 10th May 2021 Wed, 12th May 2021 Falkirk £845
Mon, 28th June 2021 Wed, 30th June 2021 York £845
Mon, 2nd August 2021 Wed, 4th August 2021 Slough £845
Mon, 6th September 2021 Wed, 8th September 2021 York £845
Mon, 4th October 2021 Wed, 6th October 2021 Slough £845
Mon, 1st November 2021 Wed, 3rd November 2021 York £845
Mon, 6th December 2021 Wed, 8th December 2021 Slough £845
Mon, 13th December 2021 Wed, 15th December 2021 Falkirk £845

Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Introduction
  • Legionella Medical & Background to Water Systems
  • Legal Aspects
  • ACOP L8 HSG274 & Other Guidance Documents
  • Water Law - Cold Water Systems
Two
  • Q&A Review Session
  • Cold Water Design, Standards Prevention
  • Cold Water Systems
  • Hot Water Design Standard Prevention
Three
  • Q&A Review Session
  • Review Project
  • Written Scheme & Monitoring
  • Records Log Books
  • C&G Assessment(s)
  • Medical aspects of legionnaires disease
  • Legal implications
  • Potential mechanical and bacterial hazards from a hot/cold system
  • Relevant statutory documents
  • The requirements of Approved Code of Practice L8
  • Hot and cold water system design
  • Monitoring of water temperatures, tank inspections and 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

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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.

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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).

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Richard Johnson

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Richard has worked in the water industry for over 9 years. His background covers the areas of water hygiene and plumbing, as well as teaching. He brings with him a wealth of teaching experience, gained at two high schools, and more recently through training consultancy work. Further to teaching, Richard worked as a plumber for 5 years. He accomplished himself in social housing, private residential, and commercial environments, before entering into the Water Hygiene sector. Richard has recent experience and expertise within this sector, working as a training consultant for the previous 4 years. He has provided clients with informative tuition and risk assessments, covering NHS properties, Care Homes, Leisure Centres, Residential and Commercial buildings.

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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.


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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