Short Courses

Cooling Towers for Auditors

Completing the Melbourne Polytechnic Cooling Towers for Auditors short course will allow participants to apply to the Department of Health Services for certification as an approved cooling towers auditor.

Course Code: SBE269

Prahran Campus | Melbourne Polytechnic

The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 and the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 require owners of land on which cooling tower systems are located to develop a Risk Management Plan (RMP).

These plans must address the risks prescribed in the regulations: The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 requires that the owner of the land take all reasonable steps to ensure that an audit is performed of the RMP

Section 94 allows the Secretary to certify a person to conduct a risk management plan audit and approve that person for the purposes of the Act.






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4 days
Total Hours: 28

Course Outline

  • auditing
  • legionella – causes, consequences and risk factors
  • legal requirements of building owners, operators and auditors
  • cooling tower design and terminology
  • Australian Standards 3666: brief overview
  • audit approach and methodology review
  • inspection of documentation
  • record keeping
  • reporting non-compliance
  • completing the audit certificate
  • practice audit



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies


No prior knowledge or experience needed

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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