Water Hygiene Training Courses

Water hygiene training

Water hygiene awareness training delivered by experts.

This intensive one day Water Hygiene training course has been developed for people working in hospitals, care homes, and health and social care environments who have strategic, operational and day-to-day responsibility for matters concerning water hygiene, patient safety and infection control including estates and facilities managers, infection prevention and control teams, building services engineers, engineering contractors, cleaning and maintenance staff, and health and safety managers.

This health sector specific course is designed to ensure the staff training and competency objectives identified in the latest Health Technical Memorandum HTM 04-01 for water hygiene in healthcare environments can be achieved.

Our water hygiene awareness training offers an excellent opportunity for staff at all levels to review the practices affecting water hygiene and water safety in hospitals and healthcare environments. Additionally, the course examines the relevant codes of practice and guidance documents giving staff the knowledge and skills to perform their tasks in a safe and technically competent manner to aid the delivery of safe wholesome water at outlets and prevent avoidable contamination.

Water Hygiene Training Course Content

This one day water hygiene training course covers the following essential subjects to ensure delegates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their specific health and safety responsibilities with confidence:

  • Introduction

    General introduction to the course content, objectives and expert trainer.

  • Understanding water hygiene practices

    Understanding water hygiene, water safety and practical control measures.

  • Policies and Procedures

    Recommended policies and procedures in relation to the management and provision of water hygiene and safety.

  • Common waterborne pathogens

    Review of common waterborne pathogens found in healthcare water systems and the consequences of contamination.

  • Routes to Contamination

    A review of how healthcare water distribution systems and water outlets can become contaminated.

  • Roles & Responsibilities

    Review of the roles and responsibilities of staff in preventing and controlling the contamination of water distribution systems and water outlets.

  • good hygiene practices

    Understanding how good water hygiene practices can improve water safety in healthcare environments.

  • Water system design

    Understanding the main principles of good water system design.

  • components & accessories

    Review of water system components and accessories including shower heads, taps, TMVs etc.

  • Cleaning & Disinfection

    Review of cleaning and disinfection procedures, equipment and materials.

  • Storage & Handling Pipes

    Review of how to correctly store and handle water system pipes, fittings and other components to minimise contamination.

  • control measures

    Review of good practice and organisation-specific control measures to ensure appropriate water hygiene standards are maintained.

  • The consequences of getting it wrong

    Understanding the consequences of poor water hygiene and contamination.

  • Staff Hygiene

    The importance of good hygiene for staff at all levels, with practical examples of how to reduce opportunities for contamination.

  • Examination

    Multiple choice examination covering the course content.

  • Discussion

    Discussion and feedback.

UK Training Centres

Our main UK training centres are located in central London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

Contact Water Treatment Services today to learn how our water hygiene solutions can help to ensure your risks are managed effectively and the training objectives identified in HTM 04-01 for hospitals, care homes and other healthcare environments are achieved. To speak with one of our healthcare sector specialists call us on 0330 223 31 31 or simply use the button below to get our full contact details or submit our contact form.

Who would Benefit from Water Hygiene Awareness Training?

This course is suitable for people working in hospitals, care homes, and health and social care environments who have strategic, operational and day-to-day responsibility for matters concerning water hygiene, patient safety and infection control including estates and facilities managers, infection prevention and control teams, building services engineers, maintenance staff, and health and safety managers.

What will you Learn?

Our water hygiene course provides an excellent introduction to the practices associated with good water hygiene and water safety in hospitals and healthcare environments. It will also help organisations meet the staff training objectives identified in the latest HTM 04-01.

Candidates will learn how to manage water safety risks effectively and the consequences of getting it wrong, giving them the knowledge and skills to perform their allocated tasks in a safe and technically competent manner to control contamination and aid the delivery of safe wholesome water.

Delegates will learn about the UK’s regulatory framework, guidance, water safety planning, and management and control procedures dealing with waterborne pathogens and the control of contamination.

Delegates will also learn about common waterborne pathogens and typical sources of contamination, together with practical steps that can be taken to ensure these risks are properly managed to safeguard the health and safety of patients and improve compliance.

Water Hygiene Certificate

On the successful completion of our water hygiene training course candidates will receive a formal certificate of achievement from the the water hygiene and pathogen control experts at Water Treatment Services. This certificate is valid for three years and should be kept to demonstrate formal training has been undertaken in this subject.

How Long is the Course?

One day.

Where are the Training Courses Delivered?

Our main UK training centres are located in central London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow, and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

We can also deliver our training courses exclusively at client premises, and further afield for clients based outside the UK.

Water Hygiene Training Delivered by Experts

Water Treatment Services offer a specialist water hygiene awareness training course designed to support organisations and individuals with responsibility for the management and control of water safety in health and social care settings including hospitals and care homes to ensure water safety risks are managed effectively and the training objectives identified in HTM 04-01 for hospitals, care homes and other healthcare environments are achieved.

Delivered by experienced water hygiene and pathogen control experts, our water hygiene training course is designed to give staff at all levels an overall appreciation of the practices affecting water hygiene and water safety to allow them to perform their tasks in a safe and technically competent manner and so ensure the delivery of safe wholesome water at all outlets and prevent avoidable contamination.

Our main UK training centres are located in London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

If you are interested in this or any of our other water safety, water hygiene or Legionella training courses and would like to receive further details, including dates and venues please contact us.

Contact us now for more information or for your FREE, no obligation quote.

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Further reading…

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Water Hygiene Training Courses
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Water Hygiene Training Courses
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One day Water Hygiene Awareness training course for hospitals and healthcare environments designed to ensure the staff training and competency objectives identified in the latest HTM 04-01 for water hygiene in healthcare environments can be achieved.