Online Courses

Basic Legionella Management (Approved by RoSPA)

RoSPA Approved

Course Description

Current legislation set out by the Health and Safety at Work Act along with the HSE’s updated code
of practice known as L8, state that companies and building owners have a legal duty to manage

Our interactive training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the
danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify and assess sources of risk from
Legionella on the premises.

It also gives you enough knowledge to get a Legionella control programme off the ground yourself –
or make confident, informed choices when commissioning others to take this on for you.

Target Audience

This course is primarily aimed at building and facilities managers and maintenance professionals that
have nominated responsibilities for water systems.


Lack of training and awareness of Legionella have been shown to be factors in many outbreaks of
legionella. Having adequate training and carrying out appropriate checks can ensure water system

The course is approved by ROSPA giving you peace of mind and delegates increased confidence that
the content is accurate and relevant.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through
the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training in around their
work and personal life.

Further Progression

There are a wide range of other health and safety courses available in the eLearning suite that are
relevant to the same industries as these courses.

There are also business skills courses such as Leadership Skills and Developing Teamwork which
could be of value to managers and team leaders that may also have responsibilities for buildings and

Course Overview

  • Duration

    75 mins
  • Approved by

  • Number of lessons

  • Cost


Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Basic Legionella Management1What is Legionella?70
Basic Legionella Management2 Risk Areas70
Basic Legionella Management3 Legislation70
Basic Legionella Management4 Risk Management70
Basic Legionella Management5 Water System Monitoring70
Basic Legionella Management6 Cooling System Awareness70