Cambridge University Hospitals - NHS
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Human Waste Washer Disinfectors - Periodic Testing

Course Ref: ENG21

The Human Waste Washer Disinfectors training course teaches healthcare staff the knowledge and skills required to carry out periodic testing effectively and in line with current standards.

Who the course is recommended for

This course is recommended for engineers with previous experience of weekly testing of surgical washer disinfectors and those with a satisfactory completion of an accredited weekly testing course.

The aim of the course

The aim of the Human Waste Washer Disinfectors training course is to provide the essential knowledge and practical skills to safely and effectively carry out periodic testing to current standards and guidance.

The objective(s) of the course

Upon successfully completing the Human Waste Washer Disinfectors course, you will be able to:

- Test and validate human waste disinfectors to current British and European standards

- Produce reports to end-users for assurance of their compliance

- Define current standards and legislation (HTM and BSEN)

- Define the roles and responsibilities outlined in the latest standards

- Enhance knowledge of periodic test requirements and acceptance criteria

- Confirm the principles of completing test records/documentation

Course duration

The required duration of this course is 2 days.


All attendees will be issued with a City & Guilds certificate on successful completion of this course.

Further information

This course can be delivered at your facility for a group of up to 4 candidates.

This course includes classroom and practical training sessions for attendees to gain the full experience. Training at MMM Leeds includes use of their equipment. If you choose to hold the training sessions at a location of your choice, such as your premises, equipment must be provided by the client.

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  • ENG21
  • 2 days
  • City & Guilds Certificate
  • On Site
  • Engineer