Did you know that water hygiene training is a legal requirement for your business? 

At Immerse we specialise in Legionella and water hygiene training

All courses are City & Guilds accredited and are designed to help you to improve and maintain safe and healthy water systems to fulfil all your legal responsibilities.

Our training is delivered at your site by our highly experienced and knowledgeable Trainers – experts currently operating in the healthcare and facility management fields.

We also offer bespoke courses and a full consultancy service to help you find the best route through water hygiene and training.

Please browse our courses listed below or contact us to find out more about how we can help you and your business.

Legionella Awareness

This course is designed for all staff who need to be aware of the operation and management of water systems in buildings.

It will provide delegates with some knowledge about the Legionella bacteria and the skills to apply that insight into managing building water systems. This course can be delivered at Basic or Intermediate level according to your requirements.

‘Exceptional teaching, very thorough and knowledgeable’
Senior Sales Engineer

Legionella Risk Assessment 

This course is designed for staff who already have some knowledge of Legionella in building water systems and wish to develop that knowledge to undertake Legionella Risk Assessments. It will enhance delegates’ knowledge of the Legionella bacteria and enable them to apply that knowledge in carrying out Legionella Risk Assessments.

'The tutor's background, knowledge and experience of the subject and practicality made everything simple to understand'
Contract Performance Manager

Risk and Monitoring Procedures 

Are you compliant or even over compliant? Are your contractors or staff competent, are they doing what is necessary? Why are you disinfecting tanks every year? Why are you taking samples? Are you spending money when you don't need to? How often do you need to do these monitoring procedures? This course has been designed to address these and many other issues which could reduce your costs and time spent on controlling Legionella.

'The course notes will be very useful in the coming days when reviewing our existing practices.'
Compliance Technical Manager

The Managerial Role of the Responsible Person

This course is designed for staff who may be appointed as a Responsible or Competent Person. It provides delegates with the knowledge and skills needed to manage Legionella and the staff employed to monitor their building water systems. It has particular benefit for those who have practical experience and previous appropriate training but who wish to develop the managerial aspects of the Responsible Person’s role.

'Excellent course, clearly laying out the risks and demands of my role'
Engineering Manager

Water Hygiene Training 

All healthcare staff who work with water are required to undergo water hygiene training. This course is for those accountable for developing/implementing water hygiene strategy and procedures to educate staff responsible for housekeeping tasks such as outlet flushing and the cleaning of wash-hand basins. The training will provide an overall appreciation of the practices affecting water hygiene and safety.

‘I feel the course has provided me with the knowledge and confidence to put systems in place for the control of Legionella’
Hygiene Manager

Water Safety Plans

This course is designed for Water Safety Group members and staff producing/using Water Safety Plans. Topics covered include a background of WSPs, risks posed by waterborne bacteria and how a water safety group can work to minimise and manage the risks. Training will focus on preparation, risk assessment and system design issues. Delegates will gain an appreciation of clinical and engineering risk assessment and the practical measures which can be implemented to control identified risks..

'The tutor focused on real issues that related to our environment.'
Facilities Manager

Pseudomonas Awareness 

This course is designed for all staff involved with patient safety (specifically estates and facilities) and infection prevention and control teams, focusing on specific measures to control/minimise the risk of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. It will provide knowledge of Pseudomonas bacteria and how to apply that knowledge in managing Pseudomonas risk in healthcare facilities.

'The course has given me much more insight and information to enable me to do my job.’
Infection Control Officer

Managing Risk - The Responsible Person 

Our most in-depth course, this course is particularly beneficial for delegates who already have a good knowledge of Legionella management in building water systems. This course is for you if you are concerned with the operation and management of water systems in buildings and if you may be appointed as an Authorised Person, Responsible Person, Nominated Person or Competent Person. The course provides delegates with knowledge about the Legionella bacteria and the skills to manage Legionella risk.

'A very good course to identify best practice and standards necessary to achieve compliance with legal requirements'

Managing Risk - The Responsible Person

Our most in-depth training, this 3-day course will benefit delegates who have some understanding of Legionella management in building water systems. It is for those who are to be appointed as a Responsible Person or Competent Person and provides delegates with an in-depth knowledge about the Legionella bacteria and the skills to manage Legionella risk.

'A very good course to identify best practice and standards necessary to achieve compliance with legal requirements'
Chief Engineer

Managing Risk - Responsible Person Refresher 

The course is designed to update staff concerned with the operation and management of building water systems in buildings and who are in a managerial role as a Responsible or Competent Person. It is recommended that the refresher course is attended every 2 years to ensure that staff are up to date with legislation and best practice.

'Very useful and well delivered. I will continue to use the materials provided for future reference.’
Competent Person (water)

Managing Risk - The Risk Assessor 

This course is designed for staff who may be appointed to carry out Legionella Risk Assessments in building water systems. It will provide delegates with in-depth knowledge about the Legionella bacteria, legislative requirements, hot and cold water systems, spa pools, cooling systems, disinfection, sampling and the production of risk assessment reports.

'The tutor was excellent, involving all the group.'
Building Surveyor

Managing Risk - Cooling tower systems

The course has been designed for all staff that need to be aware of the operation and management of evaporative cooling systems. The course will provide delegates with knowledge of Legionella bacteria and how to apply that knowledge in managing the risks from Legionella.

'Everything was explained in depth and with examples to ensure everyone could understand'
Responsible Person (water)

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