SPA Module – Legionella Awareness

SPA Module – Legionella Awareness

Course Aim

To ensure delegates know the key facts about legionella

To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered

Learning Objectives

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

  • Understand what is legionnaire’s disease
  • The likely places where it would develop
  • List the symptoms and properties
  • Understand how to manage and control legionella issues


  • What is legionnaire’s disease
  • History / medical background
  • Risk assessment
  • Causative chain
  • Multiplication
  • Management and control

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding of legionella issues.