WMSoc Training Courses - Practical Legionella Risk Assessment - W024


City & Guilds accredited
ONE-DAY COURSE: 9am - 5pm
Lunch and refreshments provided
This is an advanced risk assessment course suitable for people with experience in legionella risk assessment or those who have attended a basic legionella risk assessment course.  Candidates must have a good working knowledge of the microbiology, history and legislation related to the control of legionella.  These aspects will not be covered in the formal instruction, however, supporting notes will be supplied which will form part of the end-of-course examination.  Individuals needing to reinforce their knowledge in this area should consider W015 Basic Risk Assessment of Water Systems first.    


  • To discuss and experience the practical aspects of carrying out legionella risk assessment on hot and cold water systems.
  • To produce the Executive Summary and present findings to the customer.
  • Practical guidance on carrying out legionella risk assessments and the presentation of risk assessment reports
  • Includes a detailed study of the HSE ACoP L8 and HSG274 technical guidance and looks at the need for competent employees and assessors
The day includes extensive instruction in the Practical Training Area where the student's ability to follow instructions, work by themselves, work safely in respect to their own safety and the safety of others and account for their actions in a clear unambiguous written record will be observed and assessed.



60 minute written exam.
Classroom based group exercises.


6 CPD points awarded.


NB: For specific coverage on cooling systems see W014 Managing the Risk of Legionella in Cooling Tower Systems.


The Water Management Society
6 Sir Robert Peel Mill
B78 3QD
United Kingdom

Room: Training Room 1

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