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Legionella and Water Hygiene Control Within Hot and Cold Water Systems HTM 04-01 (WHH03)

£945 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This three day City & Guilds Assured course has been developed to provide you with both the legal and technical knowledge needed to control Legionella within hot and cold water systems in the healthcare environment. Throughout this course you will cover the statutory regulations that you will encounter when working within a healthcare environment, focusing on the Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe water in healthcare premises (HTM 04-01), ACOP L8 and HSG274 Part 2. You will also gain a thorough understanding of water system designs, their inherent risks and the testing and control required to ensure your water systems are HTM 04-01 compliant.
Who is This Course For?
This Legionella control course has been designed for the healthcare environment and is appropriate for anyone who is involved in the management or the operation of hot and cold water systems. Completion of this HTM 04-01 compliant Legionella course will ensure that you will have an understanding of the most up to date statutory regulations. In addition to the vital knowledge, successful delegates will receive a certificate of achievement and City & Guilds Assured digital credential, as formal recognition of your skills and knowledge.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 5th August 2024 Wed, 7th August 2024 Slough £ 945
Mon, 7th October 2024 Wed, 9th October 2024 Slough £ 945
Mon, 4th November 2024 Wed, 6th November 2024 York £ 945
Mon, 3rd February 2025 Wed, 5th February 2025 York £ 945
Mon, 17th February 2025 Wed, 19th February 2025 Slough £ 945
Mon, 9th June 2025 Wed, 11th June 2025 York £ 945

Day Morning Afternoon
  • Legionella Background and Medical Aspects
  • Factors and Conditions for Growth and Exposure to Legionella Bacteria
  • Other Hazards Associated With Hot and Cold Water Systems
  • Legal Obligations - Relevant Statute Documents
  • Requirements of ACOP L8 and HTM 04-01
  • Water Safety Group and Water Safety Plan
  • Requirements of a Water Risk Assessment
  • Requirements of the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations
  • Questions and Answers Review Session
  • Design and Standards for Cold Water Systems
  • Design and Standards for Hot Water Systems
  • Course Project
  • Questions and Answers Review Session Including Project Review
  • Implementing Water Safety Plan
  • Monitoring Requirements
  • Water Sampling and Necessary Actions
  • Disinfection Requirements
  • Course Assessments
  • Course Review
  • Legal issues, including statutory obligations
  • ACOP L8 and HSG274 part 2
  • HTM 04-01 Water Safety Group and Water Safety Plan
  • The sources, risks and medical aspects of Legionellosis with reference to its occurrence, ecology and transmission routes
  • The identification of susceptible areas within a healthcare water system including storage cisterns, calorifiers, terminal fittings and associated distributing pipework
  • Recommended methods of system modification and design to minimise colonisation by reference to the Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, guidance documents and the use of approved water fittings
  • Guidance on installation, and monitoring of thermostatic mixing valves
  • Treatment and control programmes in accordance with HTM 04-01
  • Water sampling methods and required actions
  • Principles of disinfection
  • Records, reports and log books
  • Course assessments
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have the following:
Everything you require for this course is provided
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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. 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.


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).


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.

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.
Q: Other than hospitals where is this course appropriate?
A: Our HTM 04-01 courses are suitable for any healthcare environment, including hospitals, dental surgeries and carehomes.
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