CP Training

Water Safety:
Technical Training
Role of the Competent Person

Course Overview

This course deals with the practical aspects of controlling the risk. 

Our Competent Person training for Legionella, provides information on the potential risks posed by Legionnaires’ disease and the practical measures for controlling and minimising such risks.

Topics covered on the course can include:

  • Background to Legionella and ecology
  • Law & guidance
  • Written Schemes / Water Safety Plan
  • Protection of maintenance personnel and others
  • Tank cleaning procedures
  • Cold water storage operation, monitoring & maintenance
  • Cold water services with temperatures greater than 20°C
  • Hot water storage operation, monitoring & maintenance
  • Hot water services with temperatures less than 45°C
  • Calorifier flushing
  • Calorifier maintenance
  • Destratification checks
  • Cleaning water systems within buildings
  • Showers
  • Safe purging of stagnant water
  • Maintenance checks for other water systems
  • Sampling and monitoring
  • Water temperature checks
  • General microbiological/Legionella sampling of water
Course Details
  • Duration: Full Day;
  • Cost: On request;
  • Delivery Method: Face to Face or Microsoft Teams;
  • Group Size: Minimum of 8 / Maximum of 16 Delegates/day;
  • Certificate: A Certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course.


Equality of Access
We encourage delegates to contact us in the case that they may require any additional support such as specialist training material or tutelage needs, so we can ensure no conditions hinder the participation of training. If you require assistance, or have questions about the course please call our office on 01993 840400 or email: office@waterhygienecentre.com and one of our staff members will be ready to help you.


Do you want to learn more about legionella training? Read our full "Legionella training courses guide" >

“Best legionella course to date - Bar none!”.

Stead Murray – NHS Orkney

“Great courses well presented with great information”.

Marc Randall, Buckinghamshire College Group

“Excellent company to deal with from start to finish.  Would highly recommend to others”.

Danny Amies, Sodexo

“Very interesting & plenty of opportunity to ask questions, well presented too”.

Martin Darren, North Warwickshire Borough Council

"The presenter was extremely good and made a technical subject more interesting".

Helen Belmont, Dorset County Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blogs & Resources

Water risk assessment and schematic review tool

Discuss your requirements and options with us

Talk to us