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Water Legionella Operatives - Assessment Only ERS

Course information

Course Summary

The Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment course is designed for Operatives who carry out work on water supply systems within residential properties.

Course Code:N9157
Study Type:Part Time
Academic Level:
Award:The Control of Legionella Bacteria in Water Systems
Awarded by:ERS
Course Length

1 day, sessions start at 8.30am

Places are usually available. However, please contact our office for dates and bookings. Call: 020 8394 3280 or e-mail gascentre@nescot.ac.uk or visit www.tradesatnescot.com

Course Detail

The course includes:

  • Background to Legionnaires disease
  • What is Legionella Bacteria and how it is transmitted
  • Identifying problems in different systems
  • How to comply with the law, Duties and obligations
  • Assessing risk, control of risk, reducing risk
  • Methods of treatment, prevention and disinfection
  • Record keeping
Course Fees


* The price includes training, assessment and certification fee.

Concession: NO
Government Subsidised: NO
Student Loan Available: NO

Please note: Fees are for 2021/22 entry and are for home and EU students of all ages. For more information about financial support for students, please click here.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirement for this course is a valid Water Regulations qualification.

Your Next Steps

Once you have proved competence, you will meet the requirements of the HSE Approved Code of Practice L8 – The control of legionella bacteria in water systems.

Other Information

Contact Email: gascentre@nescot.ac.uk

Contact Telephone: For further information call the Academy team on: 020 8394 3280 or visit www.tradesatnescot.com

Please note that Learning Support staff are not routinely allocated to part time courses.


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Last updated - 03/11/2021