This course provides candidates with a foundation level of knowledge on identifying and controlling legionella risk and allows them to identify the risks posed by legionella bacteria and understand how to manage the risks in domestic water systems, to a standard which minimises the risk of exposure and ill health.
This is a level 3 qualification in the BOHS qualifications framework.
This course is suitable for those who require a foundation level of understanding in order to take a level 4 proficiency qualification (e.g. P901).
This course runs over one day and includes a detailed overview of legionella and the control within domestic hot and cold water systems; the main subject areas of the course are:
- Legionella and health risks
- Legislation and guidance
- Types of domestic hot and cold water system
- Precautionary measures for legionella control
- Sampling, testing and monitoring regimes
- Maintenance, disinfection and cleaning
- Record keeping.
Download the BOHS course specification here.
Learners will be able to identify and understand the risks posed by and associated with legionella bacteria as well as understanding how to manage the risks in domestic water systems to a standard which minimises the risk of exposure and ill health.