Legionella Awareness - Course Details

Course intro:

This half Legionella day course is for all staff involved in the management and implementation of  Legionella control, through addressing issues that surround Legionnaires’ Disease, Legionella bacteria and the management of water systems in accordance with Legislation.



Course content

  • Introduction to Legionella
  • Discussion of Legislation
  • Legionella bacteria and Legionellosis: Illnesses caused by legionella bacteria and how these are contracted
  • Sources/ areas within systems which allow the legionella bacteria to exist, thrive and multiply
  • System conditions and stagnation
  • Temperature control
  • Susceptible population
  • Importance of recording and documentation of control measures
  • Importance of allocation of responsibilities and responsible persons


Intended audience

All of the staff involved in the management and implementation of Legionella control within their organisation.


Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.