EUSR National Water Hygiene (Blue Card) Classroom Course
The EUSR National Water Hygiene (Blue Card) Scheme is an integral standard in the UK water industry, designed to ensure the safety and quality of potable water. Catering to a wide range of professionals including water industry engineers, contractors, and utility staff, it is an essential credential for anyone working on sites where clean water supply is directly accessible.
This EUSR National Water Hygiene (Blue Card) comprehensive scheme offers participants an in-depth understanding of the importance of maintaining excellent hygiene standards when working with potable water. The course covers crucial topics such as:
- The importance of Water
- Water as a carrier of disease
- Potential contamination and its consequences
- Preventing contamination
Upon successful completion of the EUSR National Water Hygiene (Blue Card) Scheme, participants will receive the widely recognized blue card – a testament to their competency in upholding water hygiene standards. The blue card is valid for three years, after which a refresher course is required to maintain its validity.
By participating in the EUSR National Water Hygiene (Blue Card) Scheme, you not only assure your safety and that of your coworkers but also uphold the public trust by ensuring the quality and safety of the nation’s drinking water. With an ever-growing emphasis on environmental health and safety, this certification is a worthwhile investment for those working within the water industry.
Access to the internet, a device to access the testing system.
The e-learning process will operate as follows:
- The XAMS Administrator will set up your e-learning with EUSR and you will be sent an activation link.
- You will have 28 days to activate the link and take your e-Learning before it expires.
- Once you activate the link you must complete the learning modules first and then you can attempt the e-assessment.
- Should you fail your first attempt you will be required to take all the e-learning modules again before you can take a second attempt at the e-assessment.
- Should you fail a second attempt you will be required to resit the trainer-led NWH programme (You are only permitted two attempts at the e-learning/e-assessment)
- All results will be transmitted electronically to you.
- If there is a problem during the e-Learning i.e. Computer freezes, loss of internet that results in a failure even though you didn’t complete this. Please make your invigilator aware of this who will liaise with the administrator and/or EUSR to try and resolve the issue. (An incident like this may mean that you must take the e-Learning at a later date, but this will be confirmed at that time)
- You may be contacted after you have taken the NWH e-learning as part of our quality assurance process.
- You are required to take the e-Learning on a computer, laptop or tablet in a quite area on your own. Using a mobile phone or taking this in a vehicle is not permitted.
Should you believe you have a need for any reasonable adjustments such as adaptive assessment materials or re-adjustment to the physical learning and training environment we will need to know prior to the event as we must inform Energy & Utility Skills at least 5 days prior to the event. (please refer to our reasonable adjustments policy available on request)
We will gather personal data from yourself (First Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, Telephone Number, and a Photograph) This information will be shared with Energy & Utility Skills for the purpose of registration for the above training programme. To see Energy & Utilities GDPR statement please visit https://www.eusr.co.uk/update-on-gdpr-for-individuals/
Conflict of Interest:
If you feel there are any conflicts of interest with any individual involved within the e-Learning process you should make these aware to us, before taking the e-Learning. i.e., the individual is not in a position of influence over the XAMS Administrator or Invigilator
If you feel that the results/outcome are incorrect you should make this known to the us, we will listen to your reasons for appeal and then seek advice from Energy & utility skills if they deem your reason for appeal to be valid. If they don’t deem this to be valid, we will explain to you the reason why. (We may need to seek advice from Energy & Utility before a decision is made and will complete this in a timely matter) Refer to our appeals procedure available upon request.
If you are found to have been involved in malpractice once the activation link has been sent to you may lead to the NWH registration being removed from the EUSR register. Examples of malpractice include cheating and/or collusion.