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Highfield Level 2 Award in Legionella Awareness (Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers) (RQF)


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals who work in environments where legionella growth is a risk. It aims to raise awareness to prevent waterborne disease caused by legionella bacteria specifically the risks associated with cooling towers and evaporative condensers. 

How long will it take?

To complete this qualification learners should expect to undertake 8 hours of learning. 

Topics covered

These include the health risks associated with legionella bacteria, how legislation and codes of practice can support the management of legionella bacteria, how to control the risks of legionella bacteria, the risks associated with legionella bacteria in cooling towers and evaporative condensers and how to control the risks associated with legionella bacteria in cooling towers and evaporative condensers.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by an open response workbook.

Qualification Specification

A full qualification specification is available for approved centres in the Download Area.