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Legionella: Role of the Responsible Person / Duty Holder / Landlord (Refresher) training course

Course code: WS1R

Course overview

A 1 day refresher training course designed to update and refresh the learner's existing knowledge and understanding of the subject. The course will reinforce and further develop understanding of the role, responsibilities and technical factors concerning water systems to enable effective appointment, supervision, implementation and control of risk associated with legionella bacteria.

This qualification is designed for learners with previous experience and knowledge of water systems and the HSE Approved Code of Practice (L8) Legionella Control - specifically HSG 274 Part 2.

Legionella: Role of the Responsible Person / Duty Holder / Landlord (Refresher)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

  • Greater understanding of the ACOP L8 and technical guidance documents HSG 274 / 282 – Interpretation, explanation and the legal status.
  • Promote more effective management through explanation of who should fulfil relevant roles, appointment of responsibilities and the importance of vetting competency.
  • Provide supplementary knowledge on a variety of critical aspects for management to consider - including risk assessment, policy/procedures, healthcare settings, design/commissioning, microbial monitoring etc.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Compliance with the "L8 Fourth edition" code of practice and HSG 274 Technical Guidance Documents.
  • More effective management of the risk associated with legionella bacteria.
  • Reduced risk of the moral / legal / financial implications associated with prosecution for poor legionella control.

What you will learn

  • HSE Approved Code of Practice and Technical Guidance Document
  • Duty Holder and Appointed Competent Person (Responsible Person)
  • Legionella Risk Assessment
  • Written Control Scheme
  • Water System Design and Commissioning
  • Schematics
  • Shared Premises and Residential Accommodation Lettings
  • Special Consideration for Healthcare and Care Homes
  • Biocides
  • Microbial Monitoring
  • HSE Inspection

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • This course incorporates assessment with a certificate of attendance from Develop Training.

How is this training delivered?

  • Training will be delivered in a classroom environment in the form of trainer explanation, group discussions, videos and practical classroom exercises.
  • Assessment of learning will be based around a single multiple choice assessment at the end of the course.

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 i.e. 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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