As an employer it is your responsibility to ensure that all staff are suitably trained. Having trained, knowledgeable staff becomes particularly important when controlling the risks associated with Legionella bacteria and in meeting the regulatory requirements set out in the HSE Approved Code of Practice and Guidance, L8.
SUEZ’s Training Academy delivers training to enable delegates to achieve the HABC Level 2 Award in Legionella Awareness (RQF) qualification. Delegates can either specialise in the cooling towers and evaporative condensers pathway of learning or Hot and Cold Water Systems.
This is a nationally recognised, Ofqual accredited qualification, which is awarded through the UK’s leading awarding body in compliance qualifications, HABC.
How much does the course cost?
Prices will vary depending on whether the course is to take place at a customer’s site and the number of delegates attending. It is therefore best to contact the SUEZ Training Academy directly for further information.
The course is delivered in one day.
What does the course cover?
This new, ground-breaking qualification is aimed at personnel who work with hot and cold water systems. The aim of the course is to raise awareness and reduce the risk associated with the waterborne bacteria that causes Legionnaires disease.
The course is split into the following units:-
- The principles of legionella awareness
- Understanding the risks associated with legionella in hot and cold water systems
How is the course assessed?
Assessment is through a written knowledge based test.