30 minutes


No prerequisites are required to take this course

30 Minutes

Course Outline
Legionella is found in natural watercourses and artificial hot and cold-water systems, meaning this course is suitable for all members of staff. The course explains what legionella is, how you can identify its exposure, and the systems used to prevent exposure in the first place

\LO1: Explain what legionella is and where it can be found
LO2: Identify systems which present a risk of legionella increasing
LO3: Explain how legionella multiplies
LO4: Identify the temperatures that affect legionella
LO5: Explain what Legionnaires’ disease is and how it is contracted
LO6: Describe who can be affected by Legionnaires’ disease
LO7: Identify when the symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease can begin
LO8: Describe mild symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease
LO9: Describe severe symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease
LO10: Describe how the risk of legionella is controlled in potable water systems
LO11: Describe how the risk of legionella is controlled in all water systems
LO12: Explain how water is treated
LO13: Describe cleaning and disinfection procedure