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Legionella Control and Management of Hot and Cold Water Services and Evaporative Cooling Systems (WH010)

£1,145 + VAT
5 Days
York,   Slough,   Bathgate and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course has been developed to provide you with an understanding of how to control the risk of legionella within a water system, and evaporative cooling system. It will enable management of the water system in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 and guidance document HSG274 Parts 1,2 and 3.
Who is This Course For?
This course is for managers, supervisors and engineers who require an in-depth understanding of how water systems become contaminated with legionella bacteria, and other pathogens. As well as, how implementing good management processes can help mitigate the risk to health.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 6th June 2022 Fri, 10th June 2022 York £1145
Mon, 25th July 2022 Fri, 29th July 2022 Slough £1145
Mon, 1st August 2022 Fri, 5th August 2022 York £1145
Mon, 12th September 2022 Fri, 16th September 2022 Slough £1145
Mon, 17th October 2022 Fri, 21st October 2022 Bathgate £1145
Mon, 31st October 2022 Fri, 4th November 2022 Slough £1145
Mon, 12th December 2022 Fri, 16th December 2022 York £1145

Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Course Introduction
  • Background, Medical Aspects and Other Potential Water Hazards
  • Legal Aspects
  • ACOP L8 and Other Guidance Documents
  • Water Law
Two
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Water Regulations, Cold Water Design, Standards Prevention
  • Cold Water Design and Standards Prevention
Three
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Cooling Tower and Associated Plant
  • Cooling Tower and Associated Plant
  • Water Treatment
Four
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Water Systems Disinfection
  • Disinfection Procedures
Five
  • Questions and Answers Review
  • Water Sampling
  • Records and Log Books
  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Legionella/Legionellosis - ecology and epidemiology - case studies
  • Other health risks associated with Hot and Cold Systems
  • Relevant statute documents and legal implications
  • ACOP L8 and other technical support documents
  • Water Safety Plans - written scheme of control
  • Hot and Cold Water Systems - hazards - risks - remedial actions
  • Evaporative Cooling Systems - hazards - risks - remedial actions
  • Water treatment programmes
  • Implementing and monitoring the written scheme of control
  • Disinfection of Hot and Cold Evaporative Cooling Systems
  • Water sampling systems
  • Compiling and maintaining water management log books
  • Course assessments
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

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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. Tony started training in 1984 for a major European boiler manufacturer where he became the training manufacturer for the product range. After successfully establishing the training division Tony moved on in 1990 to the Water Industry organisation where he helped develop training courses for Legionella water management which also included undertaking on-site Legionella risk assessments. Tony also had a period where he trained for the water utility and mains distribution, before moving back to take management control of the water (legionella) management courses. Tony has extensive knowledge and experience in legionella control and has trained some of the country’s leading facilities management and construction companies, both in the UK and abroad.

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Adrian Thompson

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Adrian is a Senior Water Hygiene Training consultant with over 35 years experience in commercial / industrial water systems. Adrian has hands on experience working with tools to deliver and develop training courses for a wide range of disciplines in Facilities Management to the Healthcare (NHS), Public Services and the Ministry of Defence (MOD). He has also undertaken project managed schemes to the likes of Balfour Beatty Workplace, Babcock, Interserve, Norlands, Carillon, The Mid Yorkshire Trust, Lyonnaise-des-eaux which has taken him to Gibraltar, Dubai and Brunei. Adrian has extensive experience and knowledge of Water System designs and their controls, in order to provide companies and individuals with the very best information to ensure compliance and effective management systems. This includes tailoring individual customer needs to standards such as the Approved Code of Practice L8 (Commercial) or HTM's (Healthcare).

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Kevin Hook

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Kevin has over 45 years experience in the plumbing and heating industry, as well as over 18 years teaching experience. He began his career as an apprentice and has worked his way up through various plumbing and heating companies. After successfully establishing himself as a plumber, Kevin moved into managing installations at Dolphin Bathroom Ltd before becoming a Project Manager at Wilson & Wright Ltd. Kevin has worked at various training companies as a tutor before joining PPL Training in 2007.

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Les Payne

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Les has over 35 years' experience within the air and water hygiene industry and is based at our training centre in Slough. Les has many accomplishments to date including establishing a UKAS (formerly NAMAS) accredited laboratory to test for legionellae, water quality and fungi. Over the forthcoming years he became involved in the areas of Sick Building Syndrome, Hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) and risk assessments providing consultancy and advisory services for several clients. These sectors included banking, manufacturing, aquaculture, whisky & spirits, oil, construction and NHS Scotland.


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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