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Legionella Control Within Hot and Cold Water Systems (WH003)

£810 + 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.
Testing Tap Water Temperature
Pipe testing with a student
Legionella practical session in York with Tony Green
Demostration of a shower head with a tutor
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.
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Legionella Medical & Background to Water Systems
  • Legal Aspects
  • ACOP L8 HSG274 & Other Guidance Documents
  • Water Law - Cold Water Systems
  • Q&A Review Session
  • Cold Water Design, Standards Prevention
  • Cold Water Systems
  • Hot Water Design Standard Prevention
  • 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


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, 7th December 2020
End date: Wednesday, 9th December 2020
Monday, 7th December 2020
End date: Wednesday, 9th December 2020
Monday, 14th December 2020
End date: Wednesday, 16th December 2020
Monday, 4th January 2021
End date: Wednesday, 6th January 2021
Monday, 18th January 2021
End date: Wednesday, 20th January 2021

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