Legionella L8 Training and risk management

Legionella training is an essential part of all effective work risk management programmes.

According to the Health & Safety Executive, inadequate management, lack of training and poor communication are the main reasons for outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease.

For these reasons, you’ll need to appoint responsible people (and/or statutory duty holders) to manage your legionella compliance requirements. That’s where we come in.
Our L8 training courses have been developed to meet the latest standards required by the UK’s safety regulators, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and Care Quality Commission(CQC). Our courses are fully compliant with ACOP L8, HSG274, HTM 04-01 and HTM 01-05. 

We offer a full range of flexible training packages. Customers can choose from bespoke on-site training or on-online learning. Our Legionella L8 Training courses have been designed for business owners and directors, health and safety specialists, facilities managers, technicians, duty holders and the responsible person. 

Our legionella trainers are not simply classroom academics, they are also hands-on industry experts with many years’ practical experience. Our trainers advise you on the control and management of Legionella in commercial, industrial and institutional environments to ensure you are fully compliant with the law.  

On-Site Legionella Awareness Training Course

Our on-site Legionella Awareness Training Courses are carried out over a full working day and are available for up to 15 candidates.  This Legionella Awareness course is ideal for the allocated responsible persons and/or statutory duty holder no matter how big or small the premises may be. On successful completion of the course, Hydraclean Ltd will issue each candidate a formal certification. 

Topics included in our Legionella Awareness Training course include:-

  • Introduction to Legionellosis
  • Introduction to Legislation
  • Factors affecting growth of Legionella
  • Infection / Susceptibility
  • Systems which present risk
  • Reducing the risk
  • System design and management
  • Awareness of Treatment regimes
  • Cooling Tower Treatment and control
  • Practical on-site training

If you would like more information about our On-Site Legionella Awareness Training Courses please fill out the form or contact us on 0161 430 5100.

L8 Training Online

Our online development programme offers the flexibility to study at a time and place that fits with your current obligations, our L8 training courses are delivered through on-demand streaming videos. All of our Legionella L8 training courses are aimed at helping duty holders and responsible persons to better understand the legal obligations and responsibilities associated with Legionnaires Disease.  

All of our online courses have been written in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice L8 (HSG 274). Our course covers all areas that are necessary to ensure you are competent in the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled.

Throughout the course you will be trained in the  following 5 modules:

Module 1 – What is Legionella
Module 2 – Risk Areas
Module 3 – Legislation
Module 4 – Risk Management
Module 5 – Water System Monitoring

Our online L8 training courses are delivered via an innovative, easy-to-use platform that allows you or your employees the benefit of being able to complete the training in a more flexible manner.

On successful completion of this course, all attendees will receive a formal certificate. The certificate does not have an expiry date, however, based on industry best practise the recommended renewal period for this training course is 2 years.

Responsible Person Legionella Training Courses 

As a leading independent Water Treatment Company in the UK, we are able to offer Level 3 QCF: Responsible Person Legionella Training Courses across the UK.

Our open access courses cover all competency requirements to help you demonstrate a compliant approach to water system management. This course has been developed to provide you with in-depth knowledge of the effects of legionella bacteria on the body and the impact an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease would have on a working site.

It is important as the responsible person that you understand how to identify and control the risks associated with legionella bacteria and how legislation and codes of practice can support the outbreak of Legionnaires Disease. We will teach you how to monitor, control measures and correctly implement procedures to achieve compliance with the requirements of the Approved Code of Practice.

The Level 3 QCF: Responsible Person Legionella Training is aimed at those either in the role of, or aspiring to be in the role of Responsible Person or in a role that involves management decision making relating specifically to the control of Legionella on a site.

Limited places are available and delegates will be placed on the course on a first come first serve basis. Our course can be tailored to your specific requirements and held at a venue of your choice. 

If you would like more information on any of our courses please fill out the form or contact us on 0161 430 5100.

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