WMSoc Training Courses - Cleaning & Disinfection - W017


City & Guilds accredited
ONE-DAY COURSE: 9.15am - 5pm 
Lunch and refreshments provided
Operatives and contractors responsible for completing cleaning and disinfection of water systems and services. Also beneficial to owners of water systems and their employees, who are wishing to bring a contracted-out cleaning service back in-house.

The course is led by tutors experienced in carrying out and supervising cleans and disinfections on all types of plant and equipment. The tutors are independent and show no commercial bias.



To ensure delegates understand the need for cleaning and disinfecting systems. To give delegates practical experience and advice in carrying out the work, and managing it effectively. 

  • The day covers when and why cleans and disinfections are undertaken and how they are to be carried out.
  • The importance of cleaning and disinfection in systems such as domestic hot and cold water systems.
  • The laws relating to cleaning and disinfection works within building water services.
  • Information on the importance of, and actual production of, a work based risk assessment prior to carrying out the work.
  • Guidance on model methods and how to fit them to individual systems.
  • Instruction on how to calculate volumes of different shaped tanks, and amounts of different strength chemicals required for dosing and neutralisation.
  • Instruction on sampling, testing and the safe handling and disposal of chemicals.


The day includes extensive instruction in the Practical Training Area where the student's ability to follow instructions, work by themselves, work safely in respect to their own safety and the safety of others and account for their actions in a clear unambiguous written record will be observed and assessed.
NB: Delegates are urged to bring their own PPE equipment, especially goggles and overalls. They may also use their own testing equipment if preferred.
This is a practical course - work clothes are essential.
60 minute written exam.
6 CPD points awarded.


The Water Management Society
6 Sir Robert Peel Mill
B78 3QD
United Kingdom

Room: Training Room 1

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