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Management of Legionella in Hot and Cold Water Systems training course

Course code: WS2  |  View training area

A 2 day training course suitable for anyone who has undertaken the Legionella Awareness and ACOP L8 course and who are involved in the management and maintenance of hot and cold water services in buildings (pipe work, taps, toilets or cisterns).

Note:  This course has strict criteria for eligibility as you must have completed the Legionella Awareness and ACOP L8 course.

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Please see below for our full training overview for the Legionella Hot and Cold Water Systems Control course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • Greater understanding of the legal and technical requirements for the control of Legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems.
  • Greater understanding of the risks associated with legionella in hot and cold water systems.
  • Knowledge of how to control the risk of legionella in hot and cold water systems.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with the "L8 Fourth edition" code of practice and HSG274 Technical Guidance.
  • Monitoring of water systems to guard against an outbreak of Legionnaires' Disease.

What you will learn

  • You will revisit the risks associated with Legionella bacteria, Legionnaires' Disease, relevant legislation and the L8 Fourth edition code of practice and HSG274 Technical Guidance.
  • Medical aspects of Legionellosis, its occurrence, ecology and transmission routes, including reported cases past and present.
  • Design of water systems and modifications to minimise proliferation of Legionella and other organisms by reference to the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, guidance documents and approved fittings and materials.
  • Identification of susceptible areas within water systems including storage cisterns, calorifiers, terminal fittings and associated distributing pipe work.
  • Treatment control programmes.
  • Testing water for temperature, microbial colonisation using TVC analysis.
  • Reporting and recording procedures, including operation and maintenance logs and control measures to minimise risks.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 403 Legionella Hot and Cold Water Systems.

How is this training delivered?

  • The course is delivered in the classroom. Where possible we will use local water systems to put the course materials in to context.
  • The City and Guilds qualification is assessed through written tests.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Delegates can bring with them any materials used by their own employer, copies of risk assessments or management systems so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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Price from: £470.00 + VAT

Course rating

"It was great that lunch was provided the remote location but would be better with more healthier options. Other than that I thought the course was great and I learnt a lot which I can now use in my workplace. "

Lauren Clegg, UPP Group Ltd.

Course dates

Course code
2 day training course
Price from
£470.00 + certification

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21/08/2018Tue 21 Aug 2018Wed 22 Aug 2018 Derby £470.00£564.00 Add to my basket
20/09/2018Thu 20 Sep 2018Fri 21 Sep 2018 Linlithgow £470.00£564.00 Add to my basket
23/10/2018Tue 23 Oct 2018Wed 24 Oct 2018 York £470.00£564.00 Add to my basket
13/11/2018Tue 13 Nov 2018Wed 14 Nov 2018 Swindon £470.00£564.00 Add to my basket
27/11/2018Tue 27 Nov 2018Wed 28 Nov 2018 Lisburn £470.00£564.00 Add to my basket
18/12/2018Tue 18 Dec 2018Wed 19 Dec 2018 Derby £470.00£564.00 Add to my basket