This highly rated course is a City & Guilds accredited one day legionella awareness course. For people who require an introduction to Legionnaires’ disease, the control of Legionella bacteria risks in hot and cold water systems, and the safety regulations and guidance that surround this process including the HSE’s ACOP L8 and HSG274. Delivered at venues throughout the UK, at your premises or live on-line. For more information or to book your place call 0330 223 36 86 or complete our "Enquiry" page.
This up to date, ACOP L8 compliant awareness course will help you meet the legionella training requirements set by the UK’s primary safety regulators, the Health and Safety Executive, the Care Quality Commission and Ofsted.
For people requiring an overview of the control of legionella in the workplace, this course is ideal for landlords, business owners and directors, health and safety specialists, property and facilities managers and maintenance technicians who need an awareness of Legionnaires’ disease, the control of legionella in the workplace, and the UKs current regulatory framework.
To book this course call us on 0330 223 36 86 or complete the form on our Enquiry page (menu above) and we will contact you straight away.
The course will give you an overview of Legionnaires' disease and Legionella bacteria, the UKs current regulatory framework for the control of legionella including the HSE’s ACOP L8 and HSG274 guidance, together with those steps required to achieve compliance with the law.
It will help you identify the risks presented by Legionella bacteria in hot and cold water and other risk systems. Additionally, you will develop an understanding of how to assess and pro-actively manage workplace risks in accordance with the HSE’s ACOP L8, and HSG274 Parts 2 (Hot & Cold Water) and 3 (Other Risk Systems).
If you require awareness training involving the management and control of legionella in cooling water systems, including cooling towers you should consider our specialist course LCA 9001.
Who is this course for?
This course is ideal for people who need an introduction to Legionnaires’ disease and the control of Legionella bacteria in hot and cold water services and other risk systems in accordance the HSEs ACOP L8, and HSG274 Parts 2 and 3.
Typical candidates taking this legionella course will be landlords and business owners, health and safety managers, property and facilities managers, maintenance and engineering contractors, and those with responsibility for the safe storage of water and safe operation of such water systems.
If you require awareness training involving the management and control of legionella in cooling water systems, including cooling towers you should consider our specialist course LCA 9001 or our more advanced LCA 9011 - both include the management of legionella in evaporative cooling systems including cooling towers.
Is this course accredited by an external body?
Yes, all our legionella training courses have been developed in partnership with City & Guilds and are fully accredited by them. We are also regulated by the UK’s Legionella Control Association (LCA) to deliver specialist legionella training courses and we are a UK Government registered learning provider.
Additionally, our quality and environmental management systems are accredited by the British Standards Institution to meet the latest ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards.
How good is this course?
As part of our British Standards Institution accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 we continually monitor the quality of our training presentations via detailed customer feedback. Customer satisfaction across all our courses currently exceeds 99%, which is rated outstanding.
Is this course suitable for the responsible person or duty holder?
No, this legionella awareness course on its own is not sufficient for people who have been appointed as the responsible person or statutory duty holder.
Both the responsible person and duty holder roles require a more in-depth understanding and appreciation of the management and control of legionella and the regulatory requirements set out in law… you should refer to our advanced courses LCA 9010 (Hot & Cold Water) and LCA 9011 (Cooling Systems), developed specifically of people taking on these important roles.
Are there any pre-qualification requirements?
No, although prior knowledge of health and safety management, engineered water systems and issues dealing with the control of legionella risks would be of benefit.
How long is the course?
This course will last one day.
Will you receive a training certificate?
On successful completion of this course you may receive a City & Guilds “Certificate of Attainment” for this legionella awareness training course.
This certificate is valid for three years and should be retained as evidence of formal training in this subject.
Where are the courses held?
Our main training centres are located in London, Manchester and Glasgow, with additional venues in Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and Newcastle.
This course is also delivered live on-line.
We can also deliver courses exclusively for you at your premises.
Can courses be run at your company?
Yes, all our City & Guilds accredited legionella courses can be delivered exclusively for you and your teams, at your premises. Call us on 0330 223 36 86 for more information.
How to book your course?
To book a course call us on 0330 223 36 86 or simply fill in the form on our Enquiry page and a member of our team will contact you shortly.
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