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Control of Legionella Within Evaporative Cooling Systems (WH006)

£845 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This one day City & Guilds accredited Legionella course focuses on how to control Legionella within evaporative cooling systems.

The course has been developed to ensure that you understand the unique risks posed by an evaporation cooling system and how to successfully control the proliferation of Legionella. Throughout this course you will go through the relevant statutory legislation, be shown the areas of high risk within wet cooling system designs and the subsequent disinfection, maintenance and record keeping.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to effectively manage evaporative cooling systems in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 and guidance document HSG274 Part 1, reducing the risk of Legionella within your facility.
Who is This Course For?
This Legionella training course has been designed to support anyone that currently or plans to work/manage evaporative cooling systems. Due to the industry demand for knowledgeable and suitably trained technicians and management who understand Legionella control within evaporative cooling systems, this course is perfect for anyone wanting to ensure its effective management and operation.

This is a great follow-on course for anyone wanting to up-skill and expand their Legionella training to include more specialised water systems often seen within larger facilities. Expanding your portfolio to include additional City & Guild Legionella qualifications provides formal recognition of your skills and knowledge and can provide new opportunities to progress into other roles within the facility management industry.
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Legionella Background and Medical Aspects
  • Factors and Conditions for Growth and Exposure to Legionella Bacteria
  • Legal Obligations - Relevant Statute Documents
  • ACOP L8 and Support Documents
  • Requirements of HSG274 Part 1
  • Requirements of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations
  • Evaporative Cooling Systems - Working Principles
  • Questions and Answers Review Session
  • Operation Aspects of Evaporative Cooling Systems
  • Water Treatment Principles and Requirements
  • Disinfection Requirements and Procedure
  • Questions and Answers Review Session
  • Implementing Control Measures and System Monitoring Requirements
  • Water Sampling and Necessary Actions
  • Records and Reports
  • Written Course Assessments
  • Course Review
  • Medical aspects of legionnaires disease
  • Relevant statutory documents
  • The requirements of Approved Code of Practice L8
  • Wet cooling system design, operation and maintenance requirements
  • Requirements of cleaning and disinfection of water and cooling systems
  • The requirements of monitoring systems, including water sampling and procedures if bacteria is found
  • The requirements of compiling and maintaining the water management log book
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
There are no pre-requisite requirements to attend this course and everything is provided for the course duration
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Course Training Team


Tony Green

Water Hygiene Training Manager

Tony is a Water Hygiene Training Manager with over 40 years' in the water industry; 10 years of which as a service engineer and 30 years within training and education. Read More...

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Customer Questions

Q: What is Legionella?
A: Legionella is a single bacterium of the legionellae.
Q: What is a duty holder?
A: The duty holder is an employer or person in control of a premises for example a landlord. The duty holder is also responsible for appointing the responsible person.
Q: What is the responsible person?
A: This is someone who is appointed by the duty holder and has the day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling risks from legionella bacteria.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 9th August 2021
End date: Wednesday, 11th August 2021
Monday, 4th October 2021
End date: Wednesday, 6th October 2021
Monday, 8th November 2021
End date: Wednesday, 10th November 2021

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