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Legionella: Hot and Cold Water Systems Training Course

Course Code: WS2 (old code BS2)  |  View training area

A 3 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).

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

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

Course Code
3 day training course
Price from
£795.00 + certification

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