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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 COVID-19 crisis. Health and safety is our top priority and as a result, we have made the decision to resume our face-to-face training courses with class sizes limited where necessary. Additional safety measures and protocols will also be put in place for anyone attending our training courses in order to protect our staff and students. 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.


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

We are proud to have been selected as one of a core group of RTO’s that will be delivering Construction Skills Queensland-funded training in CSQ’s new training year (from October 1 2021). We look forward to supporting individuals and businesses unlock new opportunities in the building and construction industry through training. 

Construction Skills Queensland is an independent, not-for-profit, industry-funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices, trainees and career seekers in the building and construction industry. Click here to view the eligibility requirements for this funding.

Below is a list of the short course unit codes and names and the maximum funding amount available to eligible participants:

Short Course Code Short Course Title Max. Amount Funded
per Participant
LMBWS1 Legionella Management in Building Water Systems $288.00

Upcoming Courses

Date & Time Location
Wednesday 17 August 2022
8:00am - 4:30pm
Plumbing Industry House
11/243 Bradman Street
Acacia Ridge Qld 4110

NOTE: Please ensure you have all of your personal details, including your USI, with you prior to registering for the course to make your enrolment process as quick and easy as possible. Once your registration, payment and enrolment is complete you will be receive a confirmation of enrolment.

Download and complete an enrolment form or call 07 3273 0800!

Please send completed enrolment forms to training@mpaq.com.au.

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