EUSR National Water Hygiene Training Course

£160 + VAT • National Water Hygiene • Blue Card • Online Course • Warren Road

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30+ Years' Experience
Qualified & Certified Trainers
Flexible Dates Available
Face to Face or Online Courses

Course Overview

The EUSR National Water Hygiene scheme is designed to provide individuals wishing to access clean water sites and individuals working on the clean water network with a National Water Hygiene EUSR registration, granting ‘Restricted Operations’ access. Upon successful completion of the course and assessment participants will be awarded with EUSR registration and a National Water Hygiene Blue Card.

Course Objectives & Outcome

The course intends to ensure all individuals preparing to access sites of ‘Restricted Operations’ (clean water sites and within the clean water network) understand their role in protecting public health by ensuring the cleanliness and safety of drinking water. The Blue Card training will ensure all participants understand proper hygiene practices in order to prevent health risks and water contamination. 

Course Requirements & Prerequisites

The EUSR National Water Hygiene training course is designed for water company employees or employees of subcontractors wishing to access work, activities or sites of ‘Restricted Operations’ this includes:

  • Service reservoirs
  • Pumping stations
  • Treatment works
  • Wells, springs, and boreholes
  • Water mains and service pipes

Course Duration

This three-and-a-half-hour course can be completed in an online format or face-to-face with one of our qualified trainers. Available for completion by individual candidates, we are also able to accommodate group bookings for teams of up to [number] participants. The course consists of both trainer-led delivery and a final assessment.


Upon successful completion of this passport scheme, participants will receive an EUSR National Water Hygiene Blue Card photo ID. The Blue Card is valid for three years from the date of training and assessment. For Blue Card renewal (after three years) Blue Card training and certification must be re-completed.

This course can often be referred to as ‘Blue Card Training’ as the course provides you with a Blue Card ID.

Course Structure

The EUSR National Water Hygiene training course consists of four modules, all developed in accordance with UK water companies and key water industry stakeholders. Course and module content are designed to build awareness of good water hygiene practices and industry standards.

Delivery of the course can either be in an online or in-person format, whether delivered online or in person, the course will always be led by a qualified trainer. Training is provided in an interactive manner where candidates will be encouraged to participate in discussions. The training will conclude with a simple multiple-choice assessment.  

EUSR National Water Hygiene Course Modules

Module 1:  The importance of water

Module 2: Water as a carrier of disease

Module 3: Potential contamination and its consequences

Module 4: Preventing contamination

Course Duration

The EUSR National Water Hygiene (NWH) training course consists of two parts over three and a half hours. Initially, training will take place under the instruction of your course instructor followed by the official NWH assessment. The National Water Hygiene test questions will be in the form of multiple-choice questions. There will be 25 National Water Hygiene test questions to complete. 

National Water Hygiene Health Screening

A health screening prior to the commencement of the training course and assessment must be completed by all participants. A simple questionnaire designed to ensure participants are fit for EUSR National Water Hygiene registry and the awarded Blue Card. You must declare whether you are experiencing, or have had in the past 12 months any of the following: 

  • Typhoid
  • Paratyphoid
  • Dysentery
  • Persistent diarrhoea or vomiting
  • Jaundice or Hepatitis (A or E)
  • Prolonged unexplained fever

If you have had any of the above illnesses in the past 12 months and believe yourself to be illness and symptom-free, you must hold written confirmation from a medical professional e.g. doctor or GP to clarify your health. 

The EUSR National Water Hygiene course cost is £160 (exclusive of VAT) and includes the cost of EUSR Registration and a virtual & physical blue card. 

VAT invoices will be provided upon request.

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More Training Courses

We also offer a wide variety of other training courses like the SHEA Drains and Sewers scheme among other SHEA and first aid training courses specifically designed for those working on construction sites. If you or your team require any additional training, or would just like to brush up on anything, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team and organise your session.

The course is 3.5 hours in duration and costs £160, this excludes VAT, the course cost includes training, assessment as well as EUSR registration and the physical Blue Card ID & certification. 

The course is available to complete both virtually in an online format and face-to-face.


We have a range of available dates, click through to the booking page and you’ll have a range of dates to choose from. For large group bookings, contact us directly and we’ll be happy to assist. 

The EUSR National Water Hygiene card, also known as the Blue Card, is a certification that proves you’ve completed the required training in water hygiene practices. It’s issued in the UK and required for anyone entering clean water sites or working on the clean water network.

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