A 2 day training course (BS 8580-1:2019 compliant) for learners who conduct legionella risk assessments of larger hot and cold water systems. It is a process description and auditing course, highly recommended and specifically designed at improving competency for those wishing to undertake legionella risk assessments of larger hot and cold water systems.
Should the learner be very inexperienced, Legionella and ACOP L8 Awareness (WS11) prior to sitting the Management of Legionella Bacteria in Hot and Cold Water Systems (WS2) should be the route of entry, before finally sitting this WS8. Sitting a prior Management of Legionella Bacteria in Hot and Cold Water Systems (WS2) course is also highly recommended for more experienced learners, if they have not undertaken detailed hot and cold water system training since 2014.
Learners wishing to undertake this training and assessment must have undertaken one of the following routes of entry:
What you will learn
Topics discussed include:
- The need for risk assessment.
- Preparation and scope.
- Determining risk.
- Appraisal of management.
- Appraisal of safe design / operation.
- Appraisal of maintenance / monitoring / inspection.
- System survey.
The material delivered will not include a description of how hot and cold water systems should be designed, operated, maintained and managed - this course assumes you have prior knowledge and is focused on the process of risk assessment and competent auditing of the systems and structures in place to control legionella.