Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment Operative Course

Course Overview

This course is designed for installers who carryout work on water supply system within residential properties, enabling them to understand the requirements of the ACoP document L8, HSE guidance, British Standards and Water Regulations. With the increased publicity surrounding recent outbreaks of Legionnaires, effective water treatment is of paramount importance to those carrying out installation and maintenance of hot and cold water supply systems.

Legionella training for operatives is primarily aimed at domestic and small commercial water systems and does not include calling towers. On completion of the course the installer will be able to undertake risk assessments and carry out disinfection using a range of methods including bleach, chlorine and silver hydrogen peroxide.

The cost of the course includes training, assessment, the certification fee and a training manuals based upon the HSE Approved Code of Practice and Guidance: Legionella disease: The control Legionella bacteria in water systems (L8).

Course Benefits

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

Entry Requirements

Candidates must hold a valid WRAS Water Regulations certificate.


Operatives will have to complete a practical and written assessment, including a multiple choice paper. Upon successful completion, candidates will be issued with the Bpec services Legionella Prevention and Water Treatment certificate.

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