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Legionella Risk Assessment of Water Systems Training Course

Course Code: WS8 (old code BS4)  |  View training area

A 3 day training course designed for those who are responsible for carrying out risk assessments on water, air conditioning and cooling tower systems. Delegates should have an understanding of the configurations and functions of hot and cold water and cooling systems, or to have attended course Legionella Hot and Cold Water Systems or Legionella in Cooling Towers and Air Conditioning Equipment.

Please see below for our full training overview for Legionella Risk Assessments.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • You will gain the knowledge and skills to undertake risk assessments on water systems.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with the "L8 Fourth edition" code of practice and HSG274 Technical Guidance.
  • Risk assessment of your water systems to help 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. Estimation of system needs and usage.
  • Risk assessment methodology and documentation.
  • Identification of susceptible areas, hot and cold water systems; cooling and other relevant water systems.
  • Water sampling and the retention of appropriate records.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 402 Risk Assessment of Water Systems in Buildings.

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 and completion of risk assessment documentation.

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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