Basic Legionella Management (Awareness Course)

Companies and building owners have a legal duty to manage Legionella and to take actions for specific types of at risk water systems.

This interactive video based awareness training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify & assess sources of risk from legionella in the premises and implement & manage a control programme.

Course Objectives

Companies and building owners have a legal duty to manage Legionella and to take actions for specific types of at risk water systems.

Legionella bacteria cause Legionnaires’ disease; a potentially fatal form of pneumonia. People may get infected when they breathe in tiny water droplets (aerosols) or droplet nuclei (particles left after the water has evaporated) contaminated with elevated concentrations of Legionella bacteria.

This interactive video based training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify & assess sources of risk from Legionella in the premises and implement & manage a control programme.

Course Topics

This course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled. It helps participants to understand the risk that Legionella poses and helps them develop the systems and working practices they need to stay ahead. 

  1. What is Legionella?
  2. Risk Areas
  3. Legislation
  4. Risk Management
  5. Water System Monitoring
  6. Cooling System Awareness
Legislation

Duration

75 minutes 

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)

Certification

On successful competition of the Legionella Management course participants will receive an Accredited Certificate. The certification will expire after 3-years.

Renewal

Participants are required to renew their training by completing the course again. Renewals should happen before the certification expires, or sooner if indicated by their company’s risk assessment.

Course Entry Requirements

There are no special entry requirements for participants associated with this course.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Summary Of Assessments
  • Each of the 6 modules requires a 70% or higher result in order for the participant to pass this course.
Additional Information