EUSR National Water Hygiene Card Training

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for all employees or contractors who work with water companies on potable water sites.

Course Aims & Objectives

The purpose of the course is to provide a basic understanding of how important it is to maintain good hygiene standards whilst working with potable water.

By the end of the course delegates will:

  • Be fully aware of the ways in which potable water could be contaminated.
  • Understand that it is their responsibility to prevent the water becoming contaminated.
  • Be successful in obtaining the nationally agreed level of training, testing and medical clearance. This is measured by the successful completion of the National Water Hygiene test.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • The Importance of Water
  • Water as a Carrier of Disease
  • Water as a Foodstuff
  • Restricted Operations
  • Potential for Contamination
  • Preventing Contamination
  • Chlorination and Disinfection
  • Consequences of Contamination
  • Ensuring Quality: Sampling and Audit
  • Examination


A multiple choice examination paper is taken comprising of 25 questions. The pass mark is set at 88%. Successful delegates will receive a National Water Hygiene Card which is valid for 3 years.


½ Day


We can offer courses on company premises for a maximum of 12 delegates or upcoming open courses in your local area.

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