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Landlords Legionella Risk Assessment (WH015)

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3 Days
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course has been specifically designed for those who wish to carry out legionella risk assessments in domestic accommodation, in accordance with the Approved Code of Practice L8, The control of legionella bacteria in water systems and the guidance contained within HSG274 Part 2 The control of legionella bacteria in hot and cold water systems.
Who is This Course For?
It is ideal for landlords, letting agents, or their designated third party who already have a basic knowledge of water systems and need to understand the requirements for legionella control, including legal duties in respect of their residents, guests, tenants and customers.
  Day 1 Day 2 Day 3
Start 09:00 09:00 09:00
End 16:30 16:30 16:30
  • Legionellosis medical aspects
  • Awareness of relevant statutory and non-statutory documents
  • A review of small, domestic hot and cold water systems
  • Identification of susceptible areas in houses and buildings with small domestic water systems
  • Legal duties in respect of residents, guests, tenants and customers
  • Risk assessment, monitoring requirements and documentation
  • Necessary actions before vacant properties are re-occupied
  • Water system disinfection requirements, including a practical demonstration
  • On-site visit for practical risk assessment exercise
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.

Course Training Team


Tony Green

Water Hygiene Training Manager

Tony is a Water Hygiene Training Manager with over 40 years' in the water industry; 10 years of which as a service engineer and 30 years within training and education.

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Customer Questions

Q: What is Legionella?
A: Legionella is a single bacterium of the legionellae.
Q: What is a duty holder?
A: The duty holder is an employer or person in control of a premises for example a landlord. The duty holder is also responsible for appointing the responsible person.
Q: What is the responsible person?
A: This is someone who is appointed by the duty holder and has the day-to-day responsibility for managing and controlling risks from legionella bacteria.
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