Legionella and Pseudomonas Training

Learn more about Legionella and Pseudomonas at Water Hygiene Events training sessions that are available across the country

Dr. Birgitta Bedford

Birgitta Bedford, the first PhD in Legionella control, offers training sessions throughout the UK.

Birgitta Bedford studied environmental systems at Cranfield University, where she completed a Masters in Science. She went on to study Legionella control and completed a PhD in 2013.

She has been working in the Legionella control industry for the last 22 years and in this time has accrued a vast 'in vitro' and 'in vivo' knowledge of the bacteria.

She is an expert in biofilms, water quality, Legionella source recognition and Pseudomonas investigation. If you are looking for a leading expert, then look no further.

Data Based Training

Training will focus around the science of Legionella bacteria and that data based evidence supporting control strategies and methods.

Manta workshops prides itself in transparency and openness when it comes to Legionella control. Training based around historical evidence and scientific analysis of peer reviewed papers.

This information is taught in interactive and easy to understand sessions in small groups... so everyone receives the attention that they need.

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Upon completion of the course each participant will be awarded with a recognised Legionella Awareness Certificate.


Tony Wright - Head of Estates for Heart of England NHS trust
"My guys really enjoyed the course and Birgitta was great. Well worth the effort... we'll be coming back"

Richard Pope - Attendee
"Really enjoyed this. The correct flushing demo was particularly useful and the interactive demonstrations on fittings and fixtures that increase Legionella risk."