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Legionella: Water Systems Refresher training course

Course code: WS12 (old code BS8)  |  View training area

A 1 day training course which is a refresher/continuous professional development for delegates who have previously completed courses Hot and Cold Water Systems, Cooling Towers and Air Conditioning Equipment or Hot and Cold Water Systems, Cooling Towers and Air Conditioning Systems and want to refresh their knowledge. We recommend that knowledge is refreshed every three years to maintain knowledge of current standards.

Please see below for our full training overview for the Legionella Water Systems Refresher course.

Benefits of attending for the delegate

  • Current knowledge of the legal and technical requirements for the control of Legionella bacteria in water systems within buildings and the skills necessary to effectively manage and maintain water systems.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Continued compliance with the "L8 Fourth edition" code of practice and HSG274 Technical Guidance.
  • Continued 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, including recent changes to statute or standards.
  • You will review recent reported cases and revisit the medical aspects of Legionellosis, its occurrence, ecology and transmission routes.
  • You will review the design of water systems and modifications to minimise proliferation of Legionella.
  • You will revisit the identification of problem areas in water systems and review cleaning and disinfection procedures.
  • You will review systems for effective water treatment.
  • You will revisit water sampling for bacteriological analysis.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Frontline Skills Framework Utilities 5831 scheme unit 405 Legionella Water Systems Refresher.

How is this training delivered?

  • The course is delivered in the classroom.
  • 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.

Course dates

Course code
1 day training course
Price from
£270.00 + certification

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14/11/2017Tue 14 Nov 2017Tue 14 Nov 2017 York £270.00£324.00 Add to my basket
20/11/2017Mon 20 Nov 2017Mon 20 Nov 2017 Linlithgow £270.00£324.00 Add to my basket