Legionella Training for Plumbers

Certificate Construction & Engineering

Course Details

Subject Area
Construction & Engineering
Not Applicable
Age Group

Openshaw Campus
(Short Course - 1 day)

Leaflet Code

Course Gallery

The course is for experienced plumbing and heating operatives. The Legionella risk assessment and water systems disinfection for mechanical services training and assessment course is designed to meet the requirements of the revised Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) and Guidance, Legionnaire's disease: The control of Legionella bacteria in water systems, and the technical guidance HSG274 Part 2: The control of Legionella in hot and cold water systems (HSG274)

The training course covers the identification of Legionella risk and the disinfection process The training is primarily aimed at practising plumbing operatives who already have knowledge of hot and cold water systems, it will also be appropriate to water inspectors and others who are involved with the maintenance and management of a water system.

The course covers legislation covering the control of Legionella bacteria in water systems, properties of water, Information about Legionnaires' disease, Practical risk assessment and design considerations and disinfection of cold water systems.

Trainees will participate in a practical demonstration of cold water system disinfection and the completion of a Legionella Risk Assessment logbook and report.

Trainees must hold a recognised trade qualification in plumbing and heating. Have a working knowledge of central heating, hot and cold-water systems, as well as holding Water Regulations or Water Byelaws.

Trainee's will be assessed through a combination of practical and theoretical assessments, including practical demonstrations, and short exam

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be qualified to upskill in Plumbing regulations

Careers page

If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

Fees, finance and funding page

Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you'll receive and how it will help your career?
Our course enquiries team is on hand to help you understand any details and answer any questions – whether it's about applying for the course or finding out about finance. Just get in touch here!

Make an enquiry

Get Started...

Use our online form to complete your application.
Remember: you can start now, and save it for completing later.

Construction & Engineering

From the foundations of a building to the finishing paintwork on a brand new vehicle, the construction and automotive world has a massive impact on literally everything around us.

View Subject Area