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Statement of Attainment in Legionella, Risk and Audit

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Overview About this course

Learn how to assess the compliance of cooling water systems, analyse risks and apply risk management processes. Gain the skills and knowledge required to lead audit teams as they conduct quality audits for legionella.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Identify and analyse risks in relation to legionella

  • Develop an action plan for implementing risk treatments

  • Communicate risk management processes to relevant stakeholders

  • Manage audit team resources

  • Review and submit a final audit report according to an audit plan

  • Complete and finalise legionella audits

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment

  • Experience leading and managing audit teams

  • Credit towards a full qualification (Diploma of Quality Audit)

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • Successful completion of the Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Legionella Control in Cooling Water Systems as evidenced by a copy of your transcript or certificate

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Relevant employment or access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to prove your skills Access to a computer and internet access to complete your online assessments

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: legionella auditor.


The Public Health Regulation of 2022 requires all cooling water systems to be audited annually by an approved auditor. In NSW, an auditor of cooling water systems needs to have: successfully completed the TAFE NSW Legionella Control in Cooling Water Systems course or an equivalent qualification, demonstrated appropriate experience in conducting audits and received approval from the Health Secretary. For more information, visit NSW Health. Successful completion of the Statement of Attainment in Introduction to Legionella Control in Cooling Water Systems as evidenced by a copy of your transcript

Study pathways

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The Statement of Attainment in Legionella, Risk and Audit does not have any pre-requisite courses.

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Lead quality audits BSBAUD512

  • Manage business risk BSBOPS504

TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Smarthinking - online access to a tutor

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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