Legionella Awareness eLearning Course

Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by Legionella Bacteria in a water system. ACoP L8 requires all “responsible people” to be suitably trained in Legionella awareness.

Legionella Awareness eLearning training course

This eLearning course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be controlled.

It helps you to understand the risk that Legionella poses and aids the development of systems and working practices you need to implement.

The course is ideal for those who work in building management, design and maintenance roles.

Course Aims

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Have knowledge about Legionella bacteria and where it is found.
  • Understand the legislation and duties of a responsible person.
  • Be able to identify the health risks associated with legionellosis.
  • Have knowledge on how to manage legionella in a building water system.
  • Understand the risks associated with cooling systems.

Course Detail

Approximate duration: 75 minutes

(Note: This duration is for guidance only and is based on the amount of video content shown. It does not account for either loading time or thinking time on the assessment questions).

The course consists of 6 online modules with questions at the end of each module.

IT System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows XP/7/8, Mac OSX (10.6)
  • Browser: Chrome 20+, Firefox 28+, Internet Explorer 9, Safari for Mac 5+
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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1-9 Licenses £40
10+ Licenses £38
25+ Licenses £35
50+ Licenses £30
Prices are per license and exclude VAT.

Key benefits:

  • Approved by RoSPA
  • Work at your own pace
  • Modular questions without time restrictions
  • High quality video & audio
  • Friendly support team

Suitable for all poeple that need to understand Legionella risk in Hot and Cold Water systems.

You might be interested in:

BOHS Legionella Management

Introduction to Legionella Awareness

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The course consists of 6 online modules with questions at the end of each module.

You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 70%.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate.


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