Training is an essential part of any good legionella risk management programme. While it is not a legal requirement, UK safety regulators, including the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Care Quality Commission (CQC) expect people with responsibility for the control of legionella and Legionnaires' disease to be properly trained to a level that allows them to perform their duties safely and effectively… this means that if you have ANY responsibility for the control of legionella at work you must to be competent to do your job.
Legionella Control International is the UK's leading commercial legionella training provider. We deliver a full range of classroom, on-site and online City & Guilds accredited legionella courses that meet all latest standards. Our courses are designed for business owners and directors, health and safety specialists, facilities managers, technicians, duty holders and the responsible person. Courses include legionella awareness, duty holder and responsible person, refresher and practical compliance workshops.
Rated highly by our clients, we work closely with organisations of all shapes and sizes, across all sectors throughout the UK, training people to give them the knowledge and skills to perform their duties effectively and so meet their legal obligations with confidence.
Why should you learn with us?
Expert courses that meet latest standards
Our legionella courses have been developed by our own specialist consultants to meet the latest standards for training required by the UK's safety regulators, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Care Quality Commission (CQC). Our courses are fully compliant with ACOP L8, HSG274, HTM 04-01 and HTM 01-05.
Full range of courses
We deliver an extensive range of accredited training courses to suit different roles and responsibilities.
- Legionella Awareness – water systems, with and without cooling towers
- Legionella Responsible Person & Duty Holder – water systems, with and without cooling towers
- Legionella & Water Safety in Hospitals & Healthcare Environments
- Legionella Refresher
- Practical Legionella Compliance Tasks – hands-on workshop
- Pseudomonas in Augmented Care
- Bespoke Legionella Training – specifically tailored to your needs
City & Guilds accredited
Our courses are City & Guilds accredited offering additional credibility in the eyes of the regulator. We are also a UK Government registered learning provider and we are approved by the Legionella Control Association (LCA) to deliver specialist legionella training.
Flexible learning options
Our courses can be delivered in various ways for greater flexibility:
- Public courses at venues throughout the UK
- Client exclusive courses where our trainers visit your teams
- Bespoke courses tailored to your specific needs
- Online learning
Experienced industry experts
Our legionella trainers are not simply classroom academics familiar only with theory; they are also hands-on industry specialists who can share their extensive practical experiences controlling legionella in commercial, industrial and institutional environments. They're also available to clarify technical issues, and can help candidates quickly develop a practical appreciation of their responsibilities once back-in post. Our trainers also offer all candidates post-learning support should they need it.
Modern teaching techniques for more effective learning
We use many of the latest teaching techniques to make learning more fun, and more effective. Since their introduction our student satisfaction rating has improved significantly from 84% to near 100%.
World-class management systems
We are a City & Guilds accredited training partner, a UK Government registered learning provider; and we are members of the Legionella Control Association (LCA), approved to carry-out specialist legionella training. Our management systems are ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited, and we are members of CHAS, the health and safety management scheme.
Training venues throughout the UK
With offices in Manchester, London and Glasgow, and additional training centres located throughout the UK we can offer full nationwide cover. We can also visit you at your premises.