Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease Awareness

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This course will highlight everything you as a duty holder need to know about Legionella. You will learn how to control and prevent the risk of Legionella entering your workplace and will gain a greater knowledge of the legislation that is applicable.

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Course Description

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All about this course

This Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease course is suitable for anyone who work in settings where legionella could become present, including landlords.

Throughout this course you will gain a greater understanding of what Legionella is and how it has the potential to be life threatening. You will discover where Legionella can be found, the signs and symptoms that a person will show if they contract it and who is at greater risk.

Towards the end of the unit you will gain full knowledge of each legislation that is applicable to legionella and how you can control and reduce the risks of legionella.

On completion of this course you will feel you have gained a greater knowledge of legionella and legionnaires’ disease and will know how to protect yourself and others from contracting legionnaires’ disease.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Explains risk management
  • Counted as staff training on health and safety
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to legionella – In our first unit you will be introduced to legionella bacteria and why it is hazardous. You will learn how legionella enters the body and what health risks can occur. The unit will finish off by exploring who is at higher risk of developing Legionnaires’ disease and where people can contract it.
  • Unit 2 – Environments – Here you will be introduced to the environments where legionella bacteria can be found, the workplaces that are at higher risk of legionellosis and what types of systems can be at risk of legionella.
  • Unit 3 -Identifying and assessing risks – Next you will explore risk assessments and the applicable legislation. You will look at how the significant findings of the legionella risk assessment should be recorded and arrangements for review and what the requirements for employees are.
  • Unit 4 – Controlling and reducing risks – In this unit you learn how to control and reduce the risks of legionella. You will look at how to prevent the risk of exposure to legionella and what control measures are required when the risks cannot be prevented.
  • Unit 5 – Legislation – In our final unit you will consider all legislation applicable to legionella and will learn who is responsible for managing risks. You will also learn about the landlord duties in futuher detaill. The unit will finish by looking at the enforcement action that could be taken if a duty holder is found to be in breach of legionella associated legislaion.
Kloeckner Metals Training

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“We have used CPD online for a while now, the courses are great and the cost is too! CPD helps us to ensure our employees are trained in specific areas, whilst giving the student the flexibility of learning at their own pace.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease Awareness course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease Awareness course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease Awareness course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Legionella and Legionnaires' Disease Awareness
Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease Awareness
£20 + VAT