Training

Legionella Management

Please note: MPAQ takes the health and wellbeing of all of our students, members, community and staff very seriously, especially in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. Health and safety is our top priority and as a result, we have made the decision to postpone all future face-to-face courses until government advice indicates that it is safe to resume them. In the meantime, we will be taking expressions of interest for when these courses are rescheduled. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the MPAQ Training department on 07 3273 0800 or email training@mpaq.com.au.

LMBWS1 – Legionella Management in Building Water Systems

Course Overview | Outcomes and Recognition | Fees and Subsidies | Upcoming Courses

Course Overview

The introduction of Legionella Management in the Building Water Systems course has been designed for Plumbers and Apprentices to further their knowledge about the Legionella risk in water systems within buildings. This course is also open to Facility Managers and Maintenance Workers. It approaches the subject of water safety and hygiene with a holistic perspective incorporating microbial, physical and chemical risks and practices associated with water distribution systems within buildings. It will provide you with a broad knowledge of the technical requirements and provide practical advice for the control of waterborne pathogens and the national enHealth guidelines for Legionella control.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Delivery

This workshop is delivered over 8 hours during a face to face course. 


Outcomes and Recognition

Course Outcomes

To enable attendees to gain an understanding of the recommendations of the enHealth guidelines for Legionella control in health and aged care facilities, and what is considered to be an awareness of treating the Legionella bacterium in building water systems. This knowledge will provide further awareness to allow attendees to undertake their roles and duties in respect of water distribution systems with a greater emphasis on the safety of residents, patients and staff. 

Course Recognition 

On successful completion of this course learners will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.


Fees and Subsidies

Course Fees

Members: $380* (Inc. GST)

Associate Members: $531* (Inc. GST)

Non-members: $590* (Inc. GST)

* Course Subsidies may be available.

Course Subsidies

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry. 

Below is the course code and title and the maximum funding amount available to eligible participants:

Short Course Code and Title

Max. Amount Funded
per Participant

LMBWS1 – Legionella Management in Building Water Systems $200.00

Upcoming Courses

Please note: MPAQ takes the health and wellbeing of all of our students, members, community and staff very seriously, especially in light of the current COVID-19 crisis. Health and safety is our top priority and as a result, we have made the decision to postpone all future face-to-face courses until government advice indicates that it is safe to resume them. In the meantime, we will be taking expressions of interest for when these courses are rescheduled. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the MPAQ Training department on 07 3273 0800 or email training@mpaq.com.au.

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