Legionella Control Within Hot and Cold Water Systems (WH003)

£795 + VAT
3 Days
YorkFalkirkSlough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with an understanding of how to control the risk from legionella bacteria within hot and cold water systems. It will enable effective management of the hot and cold water system in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 and guidance document HSG274 Part 2.
Testing Tap Water Temperature
Pipe testing with a student
Legionella practical session in York with Tony Green
Demostration of a shower head with a tutor
Who is This Course For?
This course is ideal for managers, supervisors or engineers who require knowledge of how to prevent and control legionella bacteria in the hot and cold water systems they are responsible for. Delegates undertaking this course who need the disinfection element can book both the one day disinfection and this three day legionellosis course (both courses to run consecutively).

Key Learning Areas
  • Medical aspects of legionnaires disease
  • Legal implications
  • Potential mechanical and bacterial hazards from a hot/cold system
  • Relevant statutory documents
  • The requirements of Approved Code of Practice L8
  • Hot and cold water system design
  • Monitoring of water temperatures, tank inspections and water sampling
  • Compilation and maintenance of the water management log book

Course Schedule
Day Time Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Legionella Medical & Background to Water Systems
  • Legal Aspects
  • ACOP L8 HSG274 & Other Guidance Documents
  • Water Law - Cold Water Systems
  • Q&A Review Session
  • Cold Water Design, Standards Prevention
  • Cold Water Systems
  • Hot Water Design Standard Prevention
  • Q&A Review Session
  • Review Project
  • Written Scheme & Monitoring
  • Records Log Books
  • C&G Assessment(s)
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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.

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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 16th December 2019
End date: Wednesday, 18th December 2019
Monday, 6th January 2020
End date: Wednesday, 8th January 2020
Monday, 20th January 2020
End date: Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
Monday, 17th February 2020
End date: Wednesday, 19th February 2020
Monday, 24th February 2020
End date: Wednesday, 26th February 2020

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