Management and Control of Evaporative Cooling and Other High-Risk Industrial Water System P903
This course teaches you about the operating characteristics and properties of these devices, which make them potentially high-risk systems. It also provides knowledge on how these risks can be identified and managed by trained and competent operators; and the control measures that need to be implemented to ensure continued safe operation.
Who is it for?
The qualification is suitable for anyone who is:
Responsible for maintaining evaporative cooling systems and other industrial-type water systems. This includes:
- Water system technicians and operatives.
- Building and facilities managers
- Duty holders and other responsible persons
- Maintenance staff
Responsible for controlling legionella bacteria risks or for controlling health risks in the workplace. This includes:
- Legionella consultants
- Occupational hygienists
- Health and safety practitioners or health and safety managers
The level of a qualification indicates the relative complexity and depth of knowledge and skills required to attain the qualification.
This is a level 4 qualification in the BOHS qualifications framework, equivalent to NVQ Level 4 and HNC.
How is it delivered?
The P903 course runs typically on one day and includes 6 hours of teaching.
Modules / Learning objectives
To provide you with an overview of legionella bacteria risk, and how it can be controlled in evaporative cooling and other high-risk industrial type water systems in compliance with regulatory requirements.
- Legislation and guidance
- Cooling tower design and operation
- Risk assessment
- Water treatment
- Operational control
- Other risk systems
- Record keeping
You must pass two assessments within 12 months:
- Written Theory examination
- Report submission
- Further information can be found in the course specification, together with Report submission forms and guidance, under the ‘Downloadable Resources’ information box above.
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