Training Certificate

Downloadable PDF certificate upon successful completion.


Duration 1-2hrs

A short course providing an awareness of Legionnaires Disease.


Multiple Choice Test

Easy to follow exam questions at the end of your training course.

Re-Test at any Time

If you fail, you have the opportunity to re-test until successful completion.

UR1-O: Legionella Awareness Training Course (Online)

£35.00 +VAT

This Legionella Awareness Training Course (Online) will help Duty Holders and Responsible Persons understand legionella background, medical aspects, knowledge of responsibilities and identifying risks, legionella control and management and record keeping needs, and understanding the importance of monitoring, reviewing and updating legionella risk assessments for water systems of any size.

This course will cover legionella background, medical aspects, responsibilities and identifying risks, understand control and management and record keeping needs, and understanding the importance of monitoring, reviewing and update legionella risk assessment.

On completion of the course, you will understand what you need to do to minimise the risks of legionella bacteria in your water systems, so those who may be exposed to legionella risks are protected from harm.

4 Simple Steps

Step 1 - Order Course

Order your training course online and start immediately.

Step 2 - Training

Undertake your online training course in your own time.

Step 3 - Exam

Upon completing your training, you undertaken an exam.

Step 4 - Certificate

Downloadable PDF certificate upon successful completion.

About this Product

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
Course Exam

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 marked 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.

Legionella Training Course (Online) FAQs

Who should undertake this legionella awareness training course online?

This legionella awareness course is suitable for duty holders and the legionella responsible persons for the health and safety of buildings with cold water systems of any size. This includes employers, self-employed and people who control cold 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 legionella training course is written in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice L8 (HSG 274) and covers areas necessary in detail through the modules.

How often is legionella training required?

Legionella awareness training is recommended in the following situations:


  • Fresher training where required
  • Change of personnel
  • Increased risk or lack of appropriate management
  • If you are unsure on your duties
How long does the course take?

Everyone completes the course in different timeframes depending on their knowledge and experience levels. However, typically the online legionella training course is completed within 1-2 hours.

Can I start and stop the online training course?

Yes absolutely! You can log into our Online Legionella Awareness Training course at anytime with your user login.

Will I be able to carry out legionella risk assessments after this course?

No, this training course is aimed at Duty Holders and Responsible Persons to gain an awareness of their responsibilities for legionella control and management. The responsible person should appoint a competent person to undertake legionella risk assessments, remedial works, and monitoring tasks.

If you would like to undertake legionella risk assessments, remedial and plumbing works, and monitoring you will need to undertake further specialist training.

About Certification

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

All of our courses are CPD certification services as conforming to universally accepted continuous professional development guidelines. Our legionella training course has achievable and relevant safety learning outcomes.

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

What courses do uRisk provide?

uRisk provide a range of legionella training courses. These start from as little as £35.00+VAT for online courses. We also provide class room training and on-site training, which is considered the most detailed and useful training as you will experience both practical and theory based training in accordance with the legionella guidelines, and demonstrated how to apply it to your premises.

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.