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Highfield Level 2 Award in Legionella Awareness (Hot and Cold Water Systems) (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 hot and cold water systems. 

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 hot and cold water systems and how to control these risks.

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.