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Legionella Management for Water Systems (WH001)

£275 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough,   Falkirk and On-site.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course provides the necessary information for you to understand the duties and responsibilities of the Duty Holder and appointed Responsible Person. It will cover the supervision, effective implementation and management of legionella risk assessments, along with remedial work and management of water systems within buildings to comply with Approved Code of Practice L8.

We also offer this course as a online remote training course.
Who is This Course For?
This course is designed for the Duty Holder or Appointed Competent Person(s) responsible for the control of legionella bacteria within water systems.
Day Morning Afternoon
  • Introduction
  • Water Systems Background
  • Medical Aspects of Legionellosis
  • Legal Aspects of Legionella
  • L8 Engineering Aspects of Water Systems
  • System Monitoring
  • Water Sampling & Records
  • Assessment(s)
  • Legionellosis - background - medical aspects
  • Legal implications
  • ACOP and guidance on the control of legionella in water systems
  • Implementation of the written scheme
  • Water sampling and necessary actions
  • Ensuring competency of staff, consultants and contractors
  • Water systems disinfection requirements
  • Management of log book records
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: Do you provide a healthcare Legionella Management course?
A: Yes we provide a City & Guilds accredited Legionella Management training course which is specifically designed to meet the requirements of HTM 04-01.
Q: Do you provide a Legionella Management course suitable for commercial environments?
A: Yes we provide a City & Guilds accredited Legionella Management training course which is suitable for a wide range of industry environments including commercial.
Q: Is there a requirement to complete the Legionella Awareness (WH002) training course if I attend both the Legionella Management (WH001) and Legionella within Hot and Cold Water Systems (WH003) training course?
A: There is no requirement to sit the Legionella Awareness course if you sit both the Legionella Management and Legionella Control within Hot and Cold Water Systems training course.
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: What regulations does this course cover?
A: This course covers the HSE ACOP L8 legislations, whilst briefly covering HTM 04-01. If you plan to work within the healthcare environment we advise you take our Legionella in Healthcare courses.
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Upcoming Course Dates
Tuesday, 1st June 2021
End date: Tuesday, 1st June 2021
Thursday, 3rd June 2021
End date: Thursday, 3rd June 2021
Monday, 21st June 2021
End date: Monday, 21st June 2021
Tuesday, 6th July 2021
End date: Tuesday, 6th July 2021
Tuesday, 13th July 2021
End date: Tuesday, 13th July 2021

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