Legionella Management Online Training Course

RoSPA Approved

Current legislation set out by the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 along with the HSE’s updated code of practice known as L8 which was published in 2013, states that companies and building owners have a legal duty to manage Legionella. L8 is also accompanied by HSG 274 Parts 1, 2 and 3 which provide further guidance on actions to take for specific types of at risk water systems.

Our interactive video based training course is aimed at all employers and staff to assist them in identifying the danger that Legionella poses, as well as covering ways to identify & assess sources of risk from Legionella in the premises and implement & manage a control programme.

  • Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Approved by RoSPA
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Approximate duration: 1.5 -2 hours
  • On completion, quality assured certificate downloadable straight away

What does the Legionella Management online course cover?

This course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled. It helps you to understand the risk that Legionella poses and helps you develop the systems and working practices you need to stay ahead. It gives you enough knowledge to get a Legionella control programme off the ground yourself – or make confident, informed choices when commissioning others to take this on for you.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is suitable for anyone in charge of a premises (known as the duty holder) no matter how big or small the premises and regardless of the number of people present. This includes all employers, self-employed people and anyone else in control of a prem-ises, such as landlords and letting agents.

Landlords have an obligation to be aware of the dangers of Legionella and ensure a risk assessment is done to keep their tenants from harm. This course provides details on how to carry out a risk assessment and explains what should be included so that you have an awareness of how to identify Legionella hazards and react appropriately.


On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate .

This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. The certificate displays the RoSPA logo.

The Legionella Management certificate does not have an expiry date. The recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. This is printed on your certificate.

Legionella Management online course overview


The Online course has 6 short modules and takes on average 1.5 hours to complete.

Legionella Management Course Modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 What is Legionella? 70
2 Risk Areas 70
3 Legislation 70
4 Risk Management 70
5 Water System Monitoring 70
6 Cooling System Awareness 70



The online assessment is taken on completion of each training module, through several multiple-choice questions. You are required to get 70% on the tests in modules 1-6 to pass the course.

You can review all the answers before final submission and are given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. In the unlikely event that don't pass don't worry! You can call us and we will offer you 3 FREE Re-tests.