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Disinfection of Water Supply Systems in Buildings training course

Course code: WS3

Course overview

A 1 day training course to safely and accurately disinfect hot and cold water systems in buildings. This course is focused around greater understanding of the importance of cleaning/disinfection, safe/accurate workmanship and conformance with relevant technical standards in regards to the disinfection of water supply systems.

Disinfection of Water Supply Systems in Buildings

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Benefits of attending for the learner

Greater understanding of:

  • What disinfection is and why it might be required
  • Health and safety aspects behind cleaning and disinfection
  • The role of cleaning and disinfection

Learners are also able to mix with like-minded individuals and share thoughts on best practice and experiences.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Meeting the training requirement of the Fourth Edition Approved Code of Practice (ACOP L8).
  • Reduced risk of associated health and safety hazards for the operative and water system users during cleaning and disinfection.
  • Compliance with ACOP L8 / HSG 274 / BS EN 806/ BS 8558.
  • Reduced risk of the moral/legal/financial implications associated with prosecution for poor workmanship.
  • A nationally accredited form of recognition of the employee's knowledge in the role of cleaning and disinfecting.

What you will learn

Topics discussed include:

  • Detergents vs. Disinfection vs. Sterilisation
  • Water borne diseases
  • Scenarios that require disinfection
  • Classification labelling & packaging regulations
  • Safety data sheets
  • COSHH risk assessment
  • Discharge permits
  • Chemical vs. thermal disinfection
  • Carrying out cleaning and disinfection
  • The importance of pH
  • Establishing chemical levels
  • Satisfactory disinfection
  • Reducing chemical levels
  • Hygiene practices

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Accredited Scheme.

How is this training delivered?

  • Learners will be taught in a classroom environment in the form of trainer explanation, group discussions, group exercises, a practical demonstration and will be broken up with breakout sessions.
  • Assessment of learning will be based around a practical/written assessment where ability will be shown in observing pH and free chlorine levels and calculation of system volumes/dosage rates.
  • The second assessment is assessed through written tests.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • All course material will be provided by the trainer, however, learners are welcome to bring with them any materials used within legionella management such as risk assessments, water hygiene logbooks, safety data sheets, COSHH risk assessments or method statements, so that they can see how their materials fit in to the context of the training.

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Course dates

Course code
WS3
Duration
1 day course
Price from
£255.00 + certification

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Start dateStart dateEnd dateCentreExc. VATInc. VATPlaces left 
30/10/2020Fri 30 Oct 2020Fri 30 Oct 2020 Swindon £255.00£306.00 2
07/01/2021Thu 07 Jan 2021Thu 07 Jan 2021 Swindon £255.00£306.00 5+
14/01/2021Thu 14 Jan 2021Thu 14 Jan 2021 Derby £255.00£306.00 5+
21/01/2021Thu 21 Jan 2021Thu 21 Jan 2021 York £255.00£306.00 5+
18/02/2021Thu 18 Feb 2021Thu 18 Feb 2021 Linlithgow £255.00£306.00 5+
02/03/2021Tue 02 Mar 2021Tue 02 Mar 2021 Swindon £255.00£306.00 5+
11/03/2021Thu 11 Mar 2021Thu 11 Mar 2021 Derby £255.00£306.00 5+
18/03/2021Thu 18 Mar 2021Thu 18 Mar 2021 York £255.00£306.00 5+
15/04/2021Thu 15 Apr 2021Thu 15 Apr 2021 Linlithgow £255.00£306.00 5+
05/05/2021Wed 05 May 2021Wed 05 May 2021 Derby £255.00£306.00 5+
13/05/2021Thu 13 May 2021Thu 13 May 2021 York £255.00£306.00 5+
26/05/2021Wed 26 May 2021Wed 26 May 2021 Swindon £255.00£306.00 5+
24/06/2021Thu 24 Jun 2021Thu 24 Jun 2021 Linlithgow £255.00£306.00 5+
01/07/2021Thu 01 Jul 2021Thu 01 Jul 2021 Swindon £255.00£306.00 5+
07/07/2021Wed 07 Jul 2021Wed 07 Jul 2021 Derby £255.00£306.00 5+
22/07/2021Thu 22 Jul 2021Thu 22 Jul 2021 York £255.00£306.00 5+
26/08/2021Thu 26 Aug 2021Thu 26 Aug 2021 Linlithgow £255.00£306.00 5+
16/09/2021Thu 16 Sep 2021Thu 16 Sep 2021 Derby £255.00£306.00 5+
30/09/2021Thu 30 Sep 2021Thu 30 Sep 2021 York £255.00£306.00 5+
21/10/2021Thu 21 Oct 2021Thu 21 Oct 2021 Swindon £255.00£306.00 5+
11/11/2021Thu 11 Nov 2021Thu 11 Nov 2021 Linlithgow £255.00£306.00 5+
17/11/2021Wed 17 Nov 2021Wed 17 Nov 2021 Swindon £255.00£306.00 5+
25/11/2021Thu 25 Nov 2021Thu 25 Nov 2021 Derby £255.00£306.00 5+
09/12/2021Thu 09 Dec 2021Thu 09 Dec 2021 York £255.00£306.00 5+

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