Legionella Control Refresher and Update (WH007)

£275 + VAT
1 Day
York,   Slough and Bathgate.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course will provide you with the latest changes and updates to relevant legislation and the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8, along with a refresher on the required management of legionella in water systems.
Who is This Course For?
This course is specifically for anyone who has completed a course on Legionella control and now find it necessary to update themselves on the requirements of the Approved Code of Practice L8, or changes on how the risk is controlled.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Thu, 11th November 2021 Thu, 11th November 2021 Slough £275
Fri, 7th January 2022 Fri, 7th January 2022 Slough £275
Thu, 13th January 2022 Thu, 13th January 2022 York £275
Wed, 26th January 2022 Wed, 26th January 2022 Bathgate £275
Thu, 17th March 2022 Thu, 17th March 2022 Slough £275
Wed, 13th April 2022 Wed, 13th April 2022 Bathgate £275
Thu, 11th August 2022 Thu, 11th August 2022 York £275
Wed, 17th August 2022 Wed, 17th August 2022 Bathgate £275
Thu, 15th September 2022 Thu, 15th September 2022 York £275
Thu, 10th November 2022 Thu, 10th November 2022 Slough £275
Wed, 23rd November 2022 Wed, 23rd November 2022 Bathgate £275

Day Morning Afternoon
One
  • Legionella Update and Review of Legionellosis Incidents
  • Ecology and Epidemiology of Legionella Bacteria
  • Statute Obligations - Relevant Statute Documents
  • Review of ACOP L8 and BSI Technical Documents
  • Engineering Controls and Written Scheme of Control
  • Implementing Scheme of Controls
  • System Monitoring Requirements
  • Disinfection Principles
  • Water Sampling Principles
  • Records and Reports
  • Written Course Assessment
  • Review of medical aspects and water systems background
  • Changes to ACOP L8 and relevant legislation
  • Review relevant statute documents
  • Review of hot and cold water systems
  • Review of evaporative cooling systems
  • Review of control programmes
  • Review of water sampling for bacteriological analysis
  • Review of compiling a log book and the records to keep
Prior to attending this course we recommend you have completed the following or their equivalent and possess:
Previous Legionella training.
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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Richard Johnson

Senior Water Hygiene Training Consultant

Richard has worked in the water industry for over 9 years. His background covers the areas of water hygiene and plumbing, as well as teaching. He brings with him a wealth of teaching experience, gained at two high schools, and more recently through training consultancy work. Further to teaching, Richard worked as a plumber for 5 years. He accomplished himself in social housing, private residential, and commercial environments, before entering into the Water Hygiene sector. Richard has recent experience and expertise within this sector, working as a training consultant for the previous 4 years. He has provided clients with informative tuition and risk assessments, covering NHS properties, Care Homes, Leisure Centres, Residential and Commercial buildings.

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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.

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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.


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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