Legionella Principals Awareness Course


Course Objectives


To provide candidates with a basic understanding of Legionella Bacteria and what is required locally and nationally to control it with cooling towers and hot and cold water systems.

The course reflects the principals embodied in both the Guernsey and Jersey guidance notes on Legionella Management.


Course Content


● What is Legionnaires’ disease?

● How it contracted and what are the symptoms?

● What are my legal requirements?

● When do the bacteria become a danger and who is at risk?

● What sort of water hygiene / monitoring programme should I be putting in place?

● Legionella Risk Assessments – what are they and do I have to do one?

● Dead Legs - redundant or non-circulating water pipes.


Who should attend - The premise designated Duty Holder and everybody else who has a responsibility or engages in the management of water systems within their workplace, this extends to where a building is let to tenants, but the landlord retains responsibility for its maintenance.


Assessment - Candidates will undertake a multiple choice paper at the end of the course.


Please note: All our courses are delivered in English. All delegates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English to attend this course.


A Certificate of training will be awarded to each successful candidate.


Course Dates 2022: 02 February, 04 May, 04 July, 05 September, 02 November 2022


Duration approx 9am to 11.30am

Verifier Normandie Health & Safety Ltd

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+44 (0) 1481 253953 

or email info@normandiehs.com


Normandie Health & Safety Ltd

Lisia House

Rue a Chiens

St Sampson