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  •  Instant access to PDF certificate on completion.
  •  High quality printed certificate upgrade only £5.00 +VAT.
  • RoSPA accredited certificate and 1 CPD credit.
  •  Takes an average of 75 minutes to complete.
  •  No hidden costs - includes 12-months access and unlimited assessment resits.

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Legionella Training Course - Target Audience

This Online Legionella Training Course covers:

What is legionnaires disease? What are the symptoms of Legionnaires disease? How do you get legionnaires disease and what causes legionnaires disease?

Plus a thorough awareness of the dangers associated with legionella and the management and control measures required to control the risks. 

Any water system that has the right environmental conditions can become a source of legionella bacteria. Cooling towers, evaporative condensers and whirlpool spas are particularly susceptible but all water systems can pose a risk.

This online course is aimed at people who work with or have contact with such systems. NOT duty holders, nominated responsible persons and those with operational responsibility for the management of the services of a building. For such as these our advanced course is more suitable.

This online course meets the training and awareness requirements of relevant legislation and regulations passed by the United Kingdom including L8, HSG 274, HTM 04-01, COSHH and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Meets the requirements of HSE, CHAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine, Exor, SMAS and other SSIPs.

Legionella Awareness Online Course with instant downloadable certificate.

Instant start & login available 24/7 | Duration 75 minutes | RoSPA Certificate + 1 CPD credits

Legionella Awareness Training Course

Legionella Awareness Training Online - Objectives

This online legionella awareness course will help organisations meet their legal obligations to the relevant legislation and regulations including L8, HSG 274, HTM 04-01, COSHH and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (UK) but also provide candidates with a thorough awareness of the dangers associated with legionella and the management and control measure required to control the risks. 

After completing the course, candidates will:

  • Be aware of the dangers of legionella bacteria;

  • Have knowledge of the conditions that promote the growth of legionella;

  • Have knowledge of the methods that transmit legionella bacteria;

  • Have knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework that underpins legionella management;

  • Be aware of the most common high risk water systems that encourage legionella growth and dissemination;

  • Be aware of the methods required to assess the risk from legionella;

  • Be aware of the management and control requirements to ensure that risks are controlled effectively.

Legionella Training - Course Structure

The course comprises 3 interactive modules and a final assessment. Links to recommended reading and additional resources may be provided within the training modules. These links are not mandatory and will not be tested for in the final assessment.


It takes approximately 75 minutes to complete the course in full. This can be spread out over multiple sessions or completed in a single session. There is no time limit for completion.


All candidates must complete a multiple choice assessment after working through the training material. The candidate will be asked 16 multiple choice questions, randomly chosen from a larger question pool, and need to answer a minimum of 12 correctly to pass. Candidates will be given instant feedback after completing the assessment stating whether they have passed or failed. The assessment can be re-taken as many times as is required to pass at no additional cost.

  • Legionella and Legionnaires disease
  • Infections symptoms and outbreaks
  • L8 scope and application
  • Managerial responsibilities
  • Risk assessment and control
  • Hot and Cold water system introduction
  • Risk factors and controls
  • Monitoring of hot and cold water systems
  • Other risk systems
  • Cleaning and disinfection
  • Cooling system design
  • Water treatment requirements
  • Inspection and maintenance
  • Cleaning and disinfection


Legionnaires Disease Online Course

Click the link above for a short 3m 25s video taken from the Legionella training course showing the summary, modules, resources and slides from the course

Legionella Training Course - Accreditation and certification

RoSPA Assured/CPD Certificate

Successful candidates will receive a RoSPA Assured/CPD Certificate and 1 CPD Credit.

This course certificate has no expiry date because there is no formally recognised period of validity for any health and safety training or this type of course. The HSE recommends refresher training is carried out whenever it is felt necessary. Safety registration bodies such as CHAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine & SMAS and other members of the SSiP scheme recommend most re-training is done every 3 years. We would recommend refreshing knowledge as and when legislation or guidance changes applicable to these regulations.

All of our courses, systems and services have been registered to the internationally recognised ISO 9001:2015 quality standard. Quality Management Systems Ltd (QMS) made this prestigious award to Commodious in January 2018. This gives assurance that the training and assessment was completed with a quality registered organisation.

Legionella Awareness Training Course Online - System requirements

Our courses are compatible with the latest versions of all modern desktop web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari. On mobile devices, they are compatible with the latest version of Safari or Google Chrome running on iOS 12/Android 6.0 or later.

You can check your current web browser, and whether it is the latest version, by visiting whatismybrowser.com.

For the best experience, we recommend using Google Chrome version 90 or later. We do not recommend using Internet Explorer to access our courses as this can cause compatibility issues and lead to a poor experience.

Bulk Purchases

After a successful purchase you will be automatically taken to our registration process. Here you create your learner(s) and assign the course(s) to them so that they can start training immediately. If you do not know all the learner details - no problem, you can return later and create the learners when it suits you.

The system automatically creates an admin group of your learners, this means you can access your learner accounts to obtain certificates or schedule reports on the progress of your group, useful for Health & Safety audits or Registration to organisations such as CHAS, SMAS, SafeContractor, ConstructionLine etc or site access when certificates are required.

If this all sounds too complicated feel free to contact us, we are more than happy to enrol you or your colleagues on your behalf.

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