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Legionella Control Within Hot and Cold Water Systems HTM 04-01 (WHH03)

£845 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This three day City & Guilds accredited course has been developed to provide you with both the legal (HTM 04-01) and technical knowledge needed to control Legionella within hot and cold water systems in the healthcare environment. Throughout this course you will cover the statutory regulations that you will encounter when working within a healthcare environment, focusing on the Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe water in healthcare premises (HTM 04-01), ACOP L8 and HSG274 Part 2. You will also gain a thorough understanding of water system designs, their inherent risks and the testing and control required to ensure your water systems are HTM 04-01 compliant.
Who is This Course For?
This Legionella control course has been designed for the healthcare environment and is appropriate for anyone who is involved in the management or the operation of hot and cold water systems. Completion of this HTM 04-01 compliant Legionella course will ensure that you will have an understanding of the most up to date statutory regulations. In addition to the vital knowledge you will gain, this City & Guilds accredited certificate is formal recognition of your skills and knowledge.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 24th May 2021 Wed, 26th May 2021 York £845
Mon, 9th August 2021 Wed, 11th August 2021 Slough £845
Mon, 11th October 2021 Wed, 13th October 2021 Slough £845

Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Legionella Background and Medical Aspects
  • Factors and Conditions for Growth and Exposure to Legionella Bacteria
  • Other Hazards Associated With Hot and Cold Water Systems
  • Legal Obligations - Relevant Statute Documents
  • Requirements of ACOP L8 and HTM 04-01
  • Water Safety Group and Water Safety Plan
  • Requirements of a Water Risk Assessment
  • Requirements of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations
Two
  • Questions and Answers Review Session
  • Design and Standards for Cold Water Systems
  • Design and Standards for Hot Water Systems
  • Course Project
Three
  • Questions and Answers Review Session Including Project Review
  • Implementing Water Safety Plan
  • Monitoring Requirements
  • Water Sampling and Necessary Actions
  • Disinfection Requirements
  • Course Assessments
  • Course Review
  • Legal issues, including statutory obligations
  • ACOP L8 and HSG274 part 2
  • HTM 04-01 Water Safety Group and Water Safety Plan
  • The sources, risks and medical aspects of Legionellosis with reference to its occurrence, ecology and transmission routes
  • The identification of susceptible areas within a healthcare water system including storage cisterns, calorifiers, terminal fittings and associated distributing pipework
  • Recommended methods of system modification and design to minimise colonisation by reference to the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, guidance documents and the use of approved water fittings
  • Guidance on installation, and monitoring of thermostatic mixing valves
  • Treatment and control programmes in accordance with HTM 04-01
  • Testing water for temperature, pH, chlorine residual and microbial colonisation using dip slides, and TVC analysis
  • Principles for the cleaning and disinfection of systems using chlorine-based chemicals and hygiene working practices as required within healthcare premises
  • Reporting and recording procedures, including operation and maintenance logs and control measures to minimise risks
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
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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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Kevin Hook

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Kevin has over 45 years experience in the plumbing and heating industry, as well as over 18 years teaching experience. He began his career as an apprentice and has worked his way up through various plumbing and heating companies. After successfully establishing himself as a plumber, Kevin moved into managing installations at Dolphin Bathroom Ltd before becoming a Project Manager at Wilson & Wright Ltd. Kevin has worked at various training companies as a tutor before joining PPL Training in 2007.

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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.
Q: Other than hospitals where is this course appropriate?
A: Our HTM 04-01 courses are suitable for any healthcare environment, including hospitals, dental surgeries and carehomes.
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