Health and Safety law requires anyone in charge of buildings to assess the risks posed by Legionnaire’s disease and the Legionella bacteria. This course will help candidates design and maintain water systems to minimise those risks.

Who is this course aimed at?

Plumbers and maintenance engineers employed by local councils and housing associations who are responsible for the management and maintenance of hot and cold water systems in residential accommodation such as nursing homes and housing associations.


No previous knowledge or qualification is required, however it is recommended that candidates undertake WRAS or Unvented Hot Water Systems prior to attending this course.

What topics will it cover?

What is Legionella

Cause of Legionella

How to comply with legislation

Risk assessments

Water treatment options

Disinfection of cold and hot water systems

How long will the course take?


Is there an exam? A multiple-choice question paper and a practical assessment.

What books will I need?

Course materials are supplied.

How much will it cost?

Initial £210+VAT reassessment £189+VAT including training, assessment and certification fee.

Booking Information

To book this course please phone us on:

Newton Abbot - 01626 832374 / Plymouth - 01752 348980 / Redruth - 01209 311001

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Bristol Centre - 01454 614203
Exeter Centre - 01392 829100
Newton Abbot Centre - 01626 832374
Plymouth Centre - 01752 348980
Redruth Centre - 01209 311001
Or contact us via email on: - enquiries@thefocustraininggroup.com
ESFA Service Desk Contact Information: - Telephone: 0370 2670001 Email: SDE.servicedesk@education.gov.uk

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