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Legionella Training: Responsible Person Including Cooling Towers - City & Guilds

City & Guilds Legionella course with theory training session and assessment covering the role and duties of the Responsible Person and Duty Holder.


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Course Details

Product number: CG_LEG_CT|3145

On successful completion of this Legionella Responsible Person Training Course, you will develop or reinforce your knowledge of:

  • The legislation, Health and Safety at Work Act, HSE ACoP L8 & HSG274 part 1 and part 2
  • The role and duties of the Responsible Person and Duty Holder
  • The Legionella compliance requirements of your organisation


  • Pre-course assessment of the awareness of legionella to refresh knowledge
  • Awareness of cooling systems
  • Know the importance of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and relevant sections
  • Know the importance of the COSHH regulations and relevant sections
  • Know the reporting of legionnaires disease under RIDDOR
  • Understand the Consultation with Employees Regulations 1996 & Notification of cooling towers and evaporative condenser regulations
  • Know the roles of the Responsible Person/s and Duty Holder
  • Know what should be included in the Legionella Risk Assessment
  • Know when a Legionella Risk Assessment should be reviewed and why
  • Know what makes a person competent and the importance of training
  • Know the HSE guidance documents
  • Understand the primary aim of the Legionella Control Association
  • Know what is in a written/control scheme and how to implement it
  • Know the importance of water system design and commissioning
  • Know the Water Regulations in relation to legionella control
  • Understand the importance of a good schematic diagram
  • Know how to interpret microbial sample results
  • Know the importance of record keeping
  • Know the process of cleaning & disinfection of cooling systems


This Legionella Course is designed for any member of staff who is or may become a Legionella Responsible Person, Deputy Responsible Person, or Duty Holder for premises that contain Hot and Cold Water, and Cooling Systems.

On successful completion of this Legionella Responsible Persons Training Course you will receive a City and Guilds Accredited Programme Certificate.

All certification is subject to the City & Guilds Quality assurance procedure. if you require a certificate of attendance in the interim please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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