History of Legionellosis - LC1

The History of Legionellosis, training module LC1 is the first of our compulsory online training courses and forms an essential part of our legionella training programme. The course provides a good  introduction to the subject and covers a number of fundamental issues that help to develop a sound basis for further study of those issues around the subjects of Legionnaires’ disease and the management of legionella risks in water systems.

Subjects Covered in Module LC1

  • What is Legionnaires' disease?
  • A review of those identified legionella species.
  • Details of major UK cases of legionellosis.
  • Details of international outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease.
  • An expert viewpoint.
  • The causal chain of Legionnaires' disease.
  • Where is legionella bacteria is found?
  • What is Legionellosis and how do people catch it?
  • What are the growth conditions for legionella bacteria?
  • The legal framework of control.
  • Do we have effective risk management controls?
  • A review of UK legionella legislation and sources of guidance.
  • Legionella legislation worldwide
  • International legionella standards for cooling water
  • Practical guidance for carrying out a legionella risk assessment.
  • Practical guidance for managing the legionella risk.
  • Practical guidance for the implementation of control schemes.
  • Controlling legionella bacteria using temperature.
  • A review of major known foreseeable risk systems associated with legionella.

Examination Details

This training module concludes with a multiple choice style examination comprising 2 sections, each section containing 10 questions selected from the course material (total question count is 20).

The duration of the examination is 40 minutes and the pass threshold is 70%.

3 examination attempts are allowed.

Course Pricing

Training package - modules LC1, LC2 & LC3 - 1 user licence = £199*

Multiple user licences ... pricing schedule

To purchase training modules or for more information please call us on +44 (0) 161 877 0586 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


New User ... Register (select "New user?")

Registered User ... Login

*All prices quoted pounds sterling per licence, excluding VAT where applicable.

Online Training Terms & Conditions

Get in touch...

Legionella Control International
Warren Bruce Court
Warren Bruce Road
Manchester M17 1LB
United Kingdom

Manchester: +44 (0) 161 877 05 86
London: +44 (0) 203 637 47 48
Email: info@legionellacontrol.com

Download our latest brochure...

Legionella Control & Water Safety Services Brochure 

Eliminate uncertainty, mitigate your risk now…

Contact Us Today

Legionella Control International is trusted by clients worldwide...