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Legionella Operatives

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Nescot Gas Academy

The Legionella Operatives course is designed for installers who carry out work on water supply systems within residential properties, enabling them to meet the requirements of the HSE Approved Code of Practice L8 – The control of legionella bacteria in water systems.

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28th November 2017

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Who is the course suitable for:
This course is suitable for operatives with recognised qualifications and/or a minimum 12 months experience from any of the following industry sectors:
• Plumbing
• Heating and ventilation
• Gas

Course Description:
The course includes
• Background to Legionnaires disease
• What is Legionella Bacteria and how it is transmitted
• Identifying problems in different systems
• How to comply with the law, Duties and obligations
• Assessing risk, control of risk, reducing risk
• Methods of treatment, prevention and disinfection
• Record keeping

How long is the course:
1 day training and assessment, sessions start at 8.30am.

Course Fee:
£235 per candidate (includes ERS certification fee).