Classrooms are available for theory learning and group exercises (close to training laboratories when practice activities are included).
Is this course for you?
This course is for Responsible Persons working within the area of water safety. As well as Legionella, it considers the management of other hazards and risks too.
In addition to the roles and responsibilities for maintaining safe water systems, this course will develop your ability to assess your organisation's current level of compliance and exposure to risks and give you the knowledge and skills to take action to improve compliance and reduce risks.
Based around the core elements of compliance, the course uses an audit tool based on guidance from the HSE to examine in a practical and structured fashion the requirements to achieve compliance.
Aim of the course
To provide an understanding of the importance of managing water hygiene related risks, roles, responsibility and liabilities, and of the use of important techniques such as development of an adequate risk assessment, risk minimisation schemes, monitoring and audit in order to achieve compliance.
By the end of this course attendees will be able to:
- Describe Legionella, its requirements and how to control it.
- Explain how to discharge their roles and responsibilities and the required appointments.
- Describe and explain the legal requirements including the duty to manage Legionella.
- Identify the elements of a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.
- Describe the concept of a suitable written scheme of control.
- Identify the elements of a suitable and sufficient records and monitoring.
This course has City & Guilds assured programme status.
How long will you hold provisional bookings for?
Provisional bookings will be held for one week (7 days) from the date of booking.
As we are facing a high demand for course places, we kindly ask you to confirm your place as soon as possible.
If you do not confirm this booking within this period, unfortunately we cannot hold the place for you and the provisional booking request will be removed from the system.
What refresher training will I need?
Appropriate and regular refresher training is a requirement for all those with roles and responsibilities in respect of water distribution systems and associated equipment in healthcare buildings ensuring patient and staff safety in respect of the microbiological, chemical and physical risks associated with water systems.
ACoP L8 and HSG 274 states the Responsible Person (Water) should receive 'regular refresher training’, this is generally accepted as being appropriate every two to three years.
How do I find out your course availability?
To book one of our courses, call our sales team on +44 (0)1454 262777. Alternatively fill out the enquiry form on our website, after which we will contact you as soon as possible.
What are your terms & conditions?
You can view and download our booking terms and conditions here.