Legionella Treatment Operatives Training Course
Logic4training’s Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Operatives course is designed for installers who work on residential water supply systems, in accordance with Approved Code of Practice (ACoP)L8.
If you are a landlord, local authority, housing association or managing agent, please see our Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Managers course.
Logic4training’s Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Operatives course is designed for installers who work on water supply systems within residential properties.
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.
This course enables candidates to understand the requirements of the ACOP document L8, HSE guidance, British Standards and Water Regulations.
We also deliver a legionella prevention course for managers, including local authorities, housing associations, managing agents and landlords.
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, operatives 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 LCL Awards Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment certificate.
The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and a training manuals based upon the HSE Approved Code of Practice: Legionnaires disease – The control of Legionella bacteria in water systems (ACOP L8).
The following documents will provide useful background reading: