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Legionella Awareness Training

Now Available Online...

Legionella Awareness Course Overview

This course is ideal for those who are not directly involved with the operation and maintenance of water systems but still require an understanding of Legionella and the risk posed by this bacteria and what can be done to minimise the risk. 

This awareness course may be applicable to those persons who provide hotel services, caretakers/janitors, and/or building/departmental staff.


Legionella Awareness Topics covered on the course include:

  • Legionella the bacteria - the history and current cases reported;

  • Factors that encourage Legionella growth within water systems;

  • An overview of the law, regulations and guidance applicable to Legionella;

  • Those persons involved in the routine management and operation of water systems;

  • Control strategies that can assist with minimising growth of Legionella in water systems;

  • Operational checks that can assist with evidencing control strategies are working;

  • Identification and management of little used outlets

Now available online!

Our Legionella Awareness Training course is now available online. The course has been broken down into three modules so that you can complete the course at your own pace.

The online Legionella training offers exceptional value and delegates are provided with a completion certificate at the end of the course.

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  Classroom Online
Delivery Method: Face to Face Thinkific e-learning Platform
[Works best in Google Chrome]
Duration: One / Two Hours One Hour
Cost: POA £30.00 + Vat
Payment Method: Purchase order 
Credit / Debit Cards  [Purchase order for multiple orders]
Additional Info: Q&A Session Short Assessment per module
Minimum Numbers: 10 delegates No minimum required
Certificate of attendance will be issued on completion of the course. Printable certificate available on completion of course.


With the outbreak of a Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Water Hygiene Centre will follow government guidance on social gatherings and events.  Where we are unable to proceed with originally planned training your course will be postponed and all delegates will be offered a new date or the option to transfer to an online course.  


Do you want to learn more about legionella training? Read our full "Legionella training courses guide" >

"Good course for beginners - explained in good understandable text".

Rachel Sorhaindo, Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

“Very informative and well-aimed at non-technical people”.

Seamus Doran, Bournemouth Borough Council

“All well explained at layman level”.

Mike Agg, North Warwickshire Borough Council

“The trainer was very good, enjoyed very much”.

Edward Wilson, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

“Lots of information and a useful handout for future reference”.

Brian McLoughlin, Community Housing Group

"Great to have such a knowledgeable trainer".

Max Underhill, Bournemouth Borough Council

"Interesting and informative".

Sharon Heath, Connexus Housing

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