Legionella Awareness Training

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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. 


In just 60 minutes, you'll gain valuable insights into the risks associated with legionella bacteria and learn how to identify warning signs. This online course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools needed to safeguard your organisation and ensure a healthy environment for everyone.


Why is Legionella Awareness Training essential?

Legionnaires' disease can lead to long-term health issues and even fatalities.  As per legal requirements outlined in Section 50 of the HSE Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) L8 and the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), it is essential that individuals responsible for preventing and controlling legionella within the workplace are competent, trained, and aware of their responsibilities.


Who should attend?

depositphotos_5625719-stock-photo-knowledge-highlighted-under-trainingThis awareness course may be applicable to those persons who provide hotel services, caretakers/janitors, and/or building/departmental staff.  Participants will gain a deep understanding of the risks associated with legionella bacteria in water systems, as well as learn effective measures to mitigate these risks.


Don't let inadequate management or lack of training contribute to outbreaks of legionnaires' disease!


 Topics covered on the course will 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 infrequently used outlets

Available online!

Awareness PicOur Legionella Awareness Training course is 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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Course Details:

  Onsite (Your Venue) 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.


Course Cancellations & Refunds

There are occasions when delegates may need to change their course booking.  We are able to support changes on the following basis:

1) Change of date: When a delegate has communicated with us they are unable to attend a course we can transfer them to another course at a later date.  Only one date change is allowed.

2) Delegate Cancellations:  - these are time sensitive:

  1. Cancellation requests made before the 14 days preceding the course, options include:
    1. Transfer to another course at a later date.  Only one date change is allowed.
    2. Reallocation of their reservation to another person / colleague.
    3. Refund when payment has been received.  Credit note if invoice issued and payment has not been received.
  2. Cancellations received within the 14 days preceding the course will be assessed on individual basis, typically refunds are not given. 

  3. Course Cancellations: In the unlikely event we need to cancel the course we shall ensure all delegates are transferred on to another course at a later date.

  4. Delegate No show: Leading up to the course date we communicate with each delegate via email and issue a Teams invite for the course.  On the morning of the training we complete a registration process, when a delegate has not shown up we will make efforts to connect with them to check they are attending.  When we are not able to connect with them they will be removed from the course.  Depending on personal circumstances we may allow them to transfer to another course at a later date.

Equality of Access
The Water Hygiene Centre ensures that training course venues are accessible to all delegates. We encourage delegates to contact us in the case that they may require any additional support such as specialist training material or tutelage needs, so we can ensure no conditions hinder the participation of training. If you require assistance, or have questions about the course please call our office on 01993 840400 or email office@waterhygienecentre.com and one of our staff members will be ready to help you.


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"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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