Legionella and Legionnaires Awareness Training - Level 2 - Online Course - CPD Accredited

The Mandatory Training Group
Delivery Method: e-Learning

Legionella and Legionnaires Awareness Training - Level 2 - Online Course - CPD Accredited.

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online Legionella Awareness training course for all sectors (legionnaires disease awareness training course). All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

Legionellosis is a collective term for diseases caused by Legionella bacteria, including the most serious Legionnaires’ disease, as well as the similar but less severe conditions of Pontiac fever and Lochgoilhead fever.

Legionnaires disease is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia, and everyone is susceptible to infection. People contract Legionnaires’ disease by inhaling small droplets of water (aerosols), suspended in the air, containing the bacteria

Course content

By the end of this online Legionella Awareness training course, learners will:

  • What is Legionella? (Understand the dangers of legionella and where it can be found)
  • Legal Responsibilities (Understand your legal responsibilities and duties associated with legionella management in your workplace)
  • Hazardous Environments
  • Legionella Risk Assessment (Know what management steps need to be taken to minimise the risk of a legionella outbreak to a safe and acceptable level)
  • Controlling the Risks
  • Know where to go for advice and assistance concerning legionella management within your organisation.

Who is this course for?

This online Legionella Awareness training course is suitable for anyone in charge of premises (known as the duty holder) no matter how big or small the premises and regardless of the number of people present. This includes all employers, self-employed people and anyone else in control of premises, such as landlords and letting agents.

Landlords must be aware of the dangers of legionella and ensure a risk assessment is done to keep their tenants from harm. This course provides details on how to carry out a risk assessment and explains what should be included so that you have an awareness of how to identify legionella hazards and react appropriately.

    Course aims

    This online Legionella Awareness training course aims to help duty holders to understand more about their legal responsibilities, and the health risks created by legionella bacteria, so that a risk assessment can be done and suitable control measures can be implemented.

      Learning outcomes

      By the end of this online Legionella Awareness training course, learners will:

      • Understand where legionella bacteria come from, how people develop legionnaires’ disease and how it affects their health,
      • Understand their legal responsibilities in regards to preventing and monitoring legionella,
      • Know the environments where legionella bacteria are commonly found,
      • Know how to carry out a risk assessment to identify and control the hazards,
      • Have an awareness of the control measures that can be used to reduce the risks from legionella, and
      • Understand the importance of continually monitoring, reviewing and updating the legionella control measures.

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