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Legionella Management for Water Systems (WH001)

£280 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough,   Bathgate and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course provides the necessary information for you to understand the duties and responsibilities of the Duty Holder and appointed Competent Responsible Person. It will cover the supervision, effective implementation and management of Legionella risk assessments, along with remedial work and management of water systems within buildings to help you comply with Approved Code of Practice L8.

We also offer this course as a online remote training course.
Who is This Course For?
This course has been designed for the Duty Holder or an Appointed Competent Person(s) responsible for the control of Legionella bacteria within water systems.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 23rd May 2022 Mon, 23rd May 2022 Slough £280
Mon, 20th June 2022 Mon, 20th June 2022 York £280
Tue, 5th July 2022 Tue, 5th July 2022 Bathgate £280
Mon, 11th July 2022 Mon, 11th July 2022 York £280
Mon, 22nd August 2022 Mon, 22nd August 2022 Bathgate £280
Mon, 5th September 2022 Mon, 5th September 2022 Slough £280
Mon, 26th September 2022 Mon, 26th September 2022 York £280
Mon, 24th October 2022 Mon, 24th October 2022 Slough £280
Mon, 21st November 2022 Mon, 21st November 2022 York £280
Mon, 19th December 2022 Mon, 19th December 2022 Slough £280

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Water Systems Background
  • Medical Aspects of Legionellosis
  • Legal Aspects of Legionella
  • L8 Engineering Aspects of Water Systems
  • System Monitoring
  • Water Sampling & Records
  • Assessment(s)
  • Legionellosis - background - medical aspects - case studies
  • Legal implications
  • ACOP L8 and guidance on the control of Legionella in water systems
  • Implementation of the written scheme
  • Water sampling and necessary actions
  • Ensuring competency of staff, consultants and contractors
  • Water systems disinfection requirements
  • Management of log book records
  • Course assessment
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. 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.


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).


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.


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: Does this course cover Legionella risk assessments?
A: The course that would allow you to conduct risk assessments for Legionella would be our WH004 Risk Assessment for Legionella Control in Water Systems
Q: Do you provide a healthcare Legionella Management course?
A: Yes we provide a City & Guilds accredited Legionella Management training course which is specifically designed to meet the requirements of HTM 04-01.
Q: Do you provide a Legionella Management course suitable for commercial environments?
A: Yes we provide a City & Guilds accredited Legionella Management training course which is suitable for a wide range of industry environments including commercial.
Q: Is there a requirement to complete the Legionella Awareness (WH002) training course if I attend both the Legionella Management (WH001) and Legionella within Hot and Cold Water Systems (WH003) training course?
A: There is no requirement to sit the Legionella Awareness course if you sit both the Legionella Management and Legionella Control within Hot and Cold Water Systems training course.
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: What regulations does this course cover?
A: This course covers the HSE ACOP L8 legislations, whilst briefly covering HTM 04-01. If you plan to work within the healthcare environment we advise you take our Legionella in Healthcare courses.
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