Legionella is bacteria which can lead to Legionnaires Disease through warm aerosol producing systems such as Air Conditioning Units. This course will raise awareness to all those that has these systems on site and what precautions can be taken to ensure that people are not exposed to this potentially harmful bacterium.
Who the course is aimed at:
This course is aimed at anyone in a supervisory or management position who works in an establishment that has warm aerosol producing systems in place.
What does the course cover:
What is Legionella
The results of being infected with the bacteria
Dangers associated with Legionella
Legionnaires Disease and its effects
Medical Aspects and the Nature of the Bacteria
And much much more………
Understand what legionella bacteria is
What exposes someone to Legionnaires Disease
Understand the dangers of contracting Legionnaires Disease and its affects
What precautions can be taken to ensure that people are not exposed to legionella.
Recognise establishments legal obligations
Free Risk Assessment Forms.
Test and Certification:
At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%.
You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course.
Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).
All our courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Main Course: Approximately 40 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
Refresher Course: Approximately 25 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.