Legionella Awareness (QCF) Hot & Cold Water Systems - HABC Level 2 Award

This qualification is designed for those learners who work in environments where legionella growth is a risk. It raises awareness in order to prevent waterborne disease caused by legionella.

Legionella Awareness (QCF) Hot & Cold Water Systems - HABC Level 2 Award

What’s covered?

This qualification covers the risks and health effects of legionnaire’s disease, the control measures that should be put in place to prevent it, as well as the consequences of not complying with relevant legislation. In addition, the qualification contains specialist units covering the risks associated with hot and cold water systems

After attending this training delegates will understand:

• The health risks associated with legionella bacteria
• How legislation and codes of practice can support the management of legionella
• How to control and manage the risks associated with legionella
• How hot and cold water systems operate
• The factors that contribute to the risk within hot and cold water systems
• The requirement for routine monitoring
• How to carry out routine checks
• The requirements for carrying out legionella testing
• The requirements for cleaning and disinfection

The training will be assessed through completion of a learner workbook and will enable learners to gain a nationally recognised qualification in this critical topic

The trainer:

Our trainer, Alan Greaves, specialises in providing technical management support and advice to many water treatment companies and end users in compliance to L8, including within the housing sector. Alan was also directly involved in re-writing the 4th edition of L8 and Guidance Document HSG 274 with the HSE.

Who should attend?

This qualification is aimed at everyone who is responsible for carrying out and implementing legionella monitoring requirements for domestic hot and cold water systems, and all those who are required in there role to have an awareness and strong working knowledge of the risks and health effects associated with legionnaire’s disease. There are no prerequisites for this qualification, but all delegates must bring photographic identification on the day, to be checked by the assessor.

Legionella Awareness (QCF) Hot & Cold Water Systems - HABC Level 2 Award

training track record

HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing training@hqnetwork.co.uk