Disinfection of Water Supply Systems in Buildings (WS3)
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.
1 day course
Benefits 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 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’ll learn on this course
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 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.
How is the 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.
- This course incorporates assessment and certification under the City and Guilds Accredited Scheme.
January 2022 - Samantha Atterton
Really engaging training, explained at a sensible level and speed helped me to understand.
November 2020 - Ray James Gilchrist
The delivery was excellent, very good service,
February 2020 - Justice Iroegbu
Communication and training Practical Exposure.
February 2020 - Alan Barker
Having the workbook after the course so I can revert back to it, especially when needing the tables for Ph. Also the food, a lot better than buffet style sandwiches.
January 2020 - Charlotte Louise Curtis
Way of teaching from the lecturer
January 2020 - Christopher Thomas Hendry
the patience of the tutor.
November 2019 - Kenneth Ewan Colthart
Discussions of chemicals.
November 2019 - Justin Alan Rugg
The very well prepared and informative lecturer. Food
November 2019 - Mark James Keely
Very good course content.
November 2019 - Barry Waller
The practical side learning hands on.
November 2019 - Greg Thomas Richards
November 2019 - Jack Oliver Fothergill
Lecturer was very good
June 2019 - Kevin Harold Bell
The relaxed but very well prepared course
May 2019 - Peter Gerard McShane
My name is Peter Mc shane.
January 2019 - Peter Andrew Bone
The bloke who delivered the course was going to call me regarding some questions I had about materials etc but he never did! Other than that I am happy with everything