Legionella and Legionnaires Awareness Course

Legionella and Legionnaires Awareness Course

Legionella and Legionnaires  Awareness Course (LLAC 001)

Legionella bacteria have the potential to cause serious harm to people’s health if they are not carefully controlled. As a result, all premises containing a man-made water system must ensure that the system is safe to use, regularly maintained and free from harmful bacteria.

This Legionella and Legionnaires’ Disease Awareness Course aims to help dutyholders 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.


  • 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
  • Have knowledge of 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
  • Understand the importance of continually monitoring, reviewing and updating the Legionella control measures
  • Delivery Method: Theory based with assessment (7 hours)
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Awarding Body: APF Safety Services Ltd
  • Assessment: Multiple choice test paper
  • Certification Certificate of Training valid for 3 years issued upon successful completion

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