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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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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.
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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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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

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