Legionella Awareness Online Training Course

Legionella Awareness Online Training Course | Health & Safety Training

Legionella Awareness Online Training Course


This legionella awareness online training course is aimed to help duty holders and responsible persons to better understand their legal responsibilities and the health and safety risks from legionnaires disease.

Legionella has the potential to cause serious harm to health if not monitored and controlled correctly. All water systems require a legionella risk assessment and therefore all duty holders and responsible persons with water systems should undertake a legionella awareness course.

This course will cover areas such as legal requirements, medical and legionella background, and monitoring requirements.

Who should take this legionella awareness online training course?


This course is suitable for duty holders and responsible persons for health and safety of buildings with water systems of any size. This includes employers, self-employe and people who control water systems.

Landlords also have an obligation to be aware of the dangers of legionella and must undertake a legionella risk assessment to identify the risks from legionella.

This course is written in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice L8 (HSG 274) and covers areas necessary in detail through the modules.



On successful completion of this course will will receive a legionella awareness online training course certificate via email the same working day as completed. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and auditing.

All of our courses are CPD certification service as conforming to universally accepted continuous professional development guidelines.

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 2 years.

Training Course Features

Sign in & out Freely

Easy to Follow


Saves your Progress


Multiple Choice Test

Access from Anywhere

2-3 Duration

Re-try Test if you Fail

Certificate on Completion


Aims of the Course


At the end of this course learners will:


  • Understand background and medical aspects
  • Have knowledge of responsibilities and identifying risks
  • Understand control and management and record keeping needs
  • Understand the importance of monitoring, reviewing and update legionella risk assessment



The end of course test is taken after you have read through all of your training course material. You will be asked to complete a multiple choice questionnaire, where you will be marketed automatically so you will know instantly whether you have passed. If you don’t pass don’t worry, you can take the test as many times as you need with no further charge.

Why choose uRisk?

25 Years Experience

Over 25 years of water hygiene and legionella control experience.

Customer Service Excellence

Friendly and simple advice by phone, email & online at your convenience.

City & Guilds Qualified

All staff are trained water hygiene consultants and engineers.

Nationwide Coverage

With engineers located all across the UK, we’re never too far away.

UKAS Accredited Testing

Our labs are UKAS approved providing you with quality assurance.

Full Compliance Services

Your one stop shop for legionella control, no need to go elsewhere.

Contact Us

01462 419444

Head Office:

Baldock Herts SG7 6NG


Monday to Friday:

0900 - 1700

Offices Closed for Lunch:

1300 - 1400

Water Hygiene Services

Extremely happy with our legionella risk assessment carried out by uRisk, easy to understand and great customer service. Thanks again
Nickayla Robertson
Nickayla Robertson
21:22 15 Jan 19
Brilliant service! Thanks a lot for the hard graft
Leon Macauley
Leon Macauley
21:12 15 Jan 19
Brilliant Service, efficient, professional, punctual and friendly.
Alex Windsor
Alex Windsor
18:21 15 Jan 19
uRisk have been helping us with our Legionella Control for a number of years now. We've recently had a CQC audit and they were very impressed with our legionella compliance! Thank you for all your help.
Mike Port
Mike Port
20:41 07 Aug 18
Fantastic training courses and we've found the legionella risk assessment very easy to read and far more detailed than any we have previously had. 5 star service!
Gemma Pond
Gemma Pond
20:37 07 Aug 18
Incredibly detailed and professional team. Have been beyond helpful with with our CQC legionella compliance for our Safety. They’ve found solutions to fit around how we work and our budgets. We are always advised with reference to HSE which has been brilliant.
Amy Thorne
Amy Thorne
20:29 07 Aug 18
We're a small GP practice and started using uRisk for legionella risk assessments. We opted to use their remedial and monitoring services and they've been absolutely great. We cannot recommend them enough! Thank you so much!
Amanda Pates
Amanda Pates
18:30 07 Aug 18