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

£845 + VAT
3 Days
York,   Slough and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the knowledge of the current legal and technical requirements for the control of Legionella, hygiene, safe hot, cold water and drinking systems and the necessary skills to carry out effective management and maintenance of the systems in accordance with Health Technical Memorandum 04-01.
Who is This Course For?
This course is for managers and staff who are involved in the management/operation of water systems within a healthcare/hospital environment.
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
  • Testing water for temperature, pH, chlorine residual and microbial colonisation using dip slides, and TVC analysis
  • Principles for the cleaning and disinfection of systems using chlorine-based chemicals and hygiene working practices as required within healthcare premises
  • Reporting and recording procedures, including operation and maintenance logs and control measures to minimise risks
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. 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.
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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Upcoming Course Dates
Monday, 24th May 2021
End date: Wednesday, 26th May 2021
Monday, 9th August 2021
End date: Wednesday, 11th August 2021
Monday, 11th October 2021
End date: Wednesday, 13th October 2021

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