About Legionella Awareness
Do you want to know about Legionella and the risks that it could bring to your business? If yes, then this course is ideal for you! This course is mainly for people whose job role includes maintenance activities. After attending this course, staff members will develop the skills to develop systems and working practices to protect your company against Legionella.
How long will this course take?
This course is 3 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This course is aimed at construction workers.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers an introduction and explanation of legionella, candidates will get an understanding of legionella, the symptoms and health effects, and management responsibilities.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Legionella Awareness Course Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- Legislation and requirements.
- Understanding of Legionella.
- Symptoms and health effects.
- Identify at-risk hot and cold water systems.
- Maintenance and control measures.
- Management responsibilities.
Legionella Awareness FAQs
What is Legionella?
Legionella is a bacteria that causes legionnaires’ disease. It flourishes in poorly maintained air conditioning and central heating systems.
Who is this course for?
The legionella awareness course is designed for those whose job role includes maintenance activities on air conditioning, heating and heated water systems.
Is it a legal requirement?
The L8 Approved Code of Practice requires that all “responsible people” on a site, conducting installation or maintenance are suitable trained to minimise the risks of Legionella.
What will I learn in the Legionella Awareness course?
The course gives a sound understanding of Legionella as well as symptoms and effects on health. Successful candidates will be able to identify at-risk hot and cold water systems. They will learn about control measures, their responsibilities as practitioners and gain insight into legislation.