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General Awareness Training

HC Legionella Ltd.’s legionella general awareness course is designed to provide a basic theoretical introduction to the legal requirements of ensuring water systems are suitably manged along with the background of the disease and the bacteria, allowing a full understanding of the necessary management and maintenance of the domestic and process water system (excluding cooling towers) in line with current guidance and legislation.  

The course can be tailored to individual requirements by agreement ahead of the course.

The course is designed for all individuals who are involved in the management and control of legionellosis within their organisation and there is no requirement to have any previous training or knowledge to undertake this course.

Course Syllabus:

  • The bacteria and the disease (why is the bacteria a problem?)
  • Control Measures, history, law, guidance and legislation overview
  • Risk assessment process – the good and the bad
  • PPMs and log books
  • Course Summary

Training courses are offered to a group size of up to 10 individuals if delivered at suitable client locations, there is also an option to deliver the course via Microsoft teams for a group size of up to 10 individuals to support clients specific requirements

The course is designed to take 6 hours with a 30-minute lunch break throughout.

The course will end with a 30-minute exam and successful candidates will be issued with certification within 10 days of course completion, courses are delivered on a pass/fail basis (70% pass mark)

Responsible Person and Duty Holder Training

The course is designed to provide a basic theoretical introduction to the legal requirements of ensuring water systems are suitably managed along with the background of the disease and the bacteria, allowing a full understanding of the necessary management and maintenance of the domestic and process water system (excluding cooling towers) in line with current guidance and legislation. The course can be tailored to individual requirements by agreement ahead of the course.

The course is designed for all individuals who are involved in the management and control of legionellosis within their organisation, all attendees to this course are expected to have completed, minimally, a basic general awareness course in the last 3 years and be actively involved in the management of Legionella risk within their business.

Course Syllabus:

  • Introduction to course – History overview, general awareness discussions and overview of notable cases
  • Legislation and Guidance
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Duty Holder and Responsible Person
  • Training – v – competence (what’s the difference)
  • How do these roles and responsibilities translate into my job?
  • Enforcement and what to expect if a regulator calls.

Training courses are offered to a group size of up to 10 individuals if delivered at suitable client locations, there is also an option to deliver the course via Microsoft teams for a group size of up to 10 individuals to support requirements for social distancing during COVID 19

The course is designed to take 8 hours with a two 15-minute screen breaks and a 30-minute lunch break throughout.

The course will end with a 60-minute exam and successful candidates will be issued with certification within 10 days of course completion, courses are delivered on a pass/fail basis (75% pass mark)

NB. If your property falls under the Healthcare guidance and legislative frameworks, please see our Responsible Person and Duty Holder Training (Healthcare) course information

Responsible Person and Duty Holder Training (Healthcare)

The course is designed to provide a basic theoretical introduction to the legal requirements of ensuring water systems are suitably managed along with the background of the disease and the bacteria, allowing a full understanding of the necessary management and maintenance of the domestic and process water system (excluding cooling towers) in line with current guidance and legislation. The course can be tailored to individual requirements by agreement ahead of the course.

The course is designed for all individuals who are involved in the management and control of legionellosis within their organisation, all attendees to this course are expected to have completed, minimally, a basic general awareness course in the last 3 years and be actively involved in the management of Legionella risk within their business.

Course Syllabus:

  • Introduction to course – History overview, general awareness discussions and overview of notable cases
  • Legislation and Guidance
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Duty Holder and Responsible Person
  • Training – v – competence (what’s the difference)
  • How do these roles and responsibilities translate into my job?
  • What is a Water Safety Group?
  • How does my role and the water safety group fit together to deliver robust management of my healthcare facility?
  • Enforcement and what to expect if a regulator calls

Training courses are offered to a group size of up to 10 individuals if delivered at suitable client locations, there is also an option to deliver the course via Microsoft teams for a group size of up to 10 individuals to support requirements for social distancing during COVID 19

The course is designed to take 2 days, each with a two 15-minute breaks and a 30-minute lunch break throughout 

The course will end with a 90-minute exam and successful candidates will be issued with certification within 10 days of course completion, courses are delivered on a pass/fail basis (75% pass mark)

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