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Legionella Control: Role of the Responsible Person

Course Content
Who Should Attend
Course Timings

This course is available as an In-house course only

Training multiple staff at once provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.

For an In-house quote please email the following information to

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for In-house courses outside of the UK may vary


Course Content

This course acts as an accompaniment to either the HSE Guidance on Legionella Control and takes delegates into further detail of the role of the Responsible Person, including a step by step frame work to help ensure the legal requirements of this position are fulfilled.  

  • Understand the legal responsibilities of the Responsible Person
  • Implement the legal requirements of the Responsible Person,  as stated in ACOP L8
  • Manage, supervise and guide consultants, water treatment service providers, site maintenance staff  and contractors to ensure compliance with L8
  • Formulate the activities of  'in house' maintenance and M&E staff in relation to suitable Legionella control measures 
  • Set up and monitor the Log book system and record keeping 
  • Assess routine sampling and analysis test results and the suitability of remedial actions required to regain or maintain control conditions 
  • Dealing with Positive Legionella Results & Emergency Procedures

Who Should Attend 

This course is suitable for those assigned as the Responsible Person' and/or 'Duty Holder' and all those responsible for the management of Legionella Control within building services, such as building and facility managers, mechanical and building services engineers, etc.

Course Timings

Registration: 09.15
Start Time: 09.30
Latest Finish: 17.00

To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3660