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Legionella Treatment Operatives Course


Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Operative course

Logic4training’s Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Operatives course is designed for installers who carry out work on water supply systems within residential properties.

Duration

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1 Day

£195.00 Ex VAT


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Logic4training’s Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Operatives course is designed for installers who carryout work on water supply systems within residential properties, enabling them to understand the requirements of the ACoP document L8, HSE guidance, British Standards and Water Regulations.

With the increased publicity surrounding recent outbreaks of Legionnaires, effective water treatment is of paramount importance to those carrying out installation and maintenance of hot and cold water supply systems.

The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and a training manuals based upon the HSE Approved Code of Practice and Guidance: Legionnaires disease: The control of Legionella bacteria in water systems (L8).

More information on the obligations the COP places upon Landlords can be found here

The Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment course is designed for operatives who carry out work on water supply systems within residential properties.

Legionella training for operatives is primarily aimed at domestic and small commercial water systems and does not include cooling towers. On completion of the course the installer will be able to undertake risk assessments and carry out disinfection using a range of methods including bleach, chlorine and silver hydrogen peroxide.

The course covers:

  • The background to Legionnaires Disease
  • What is the Legionella Bacteria
  • Where and how does it multiply
  • How is it spread and contracted
  • How to comply to the law
  • Duties, obligations and records
  • Assessing risk
  • Controlling and reducing risk
  • Methods of Treatment
  • Prevention and disinfection
  • Record keeping

Operatives will have to complete a practical and written assessment, including a multiple choice paper. Upon successful completion, candidates will be issued with the Logic Certification Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment certificate.

Reading required?

The Approved Code of Practice and Guidance: Legionnaires disease: The control of Legionella bacteria in water systems (L8) is detailed and can be accessed below.

The following documents will provide useful background reading:

The control of legionella bacteria in water systems (ACOP)

Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations (1999)

Legionnaires disease, a guide for employers (HSE)

Essential reading for residential accommodation (HSE)





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