Asbestos Training Courses

It is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training. If they intentionally work on asbestos they must have had appropriate training specific to the tasks they will undertake.

 

Asbestos Awareness 

The Asbestos Awareness course provides delegates with a general awareness of the hazards and risks associated with asbestos. Training covers the key legal and practical implications for those who may come across asbestos in the course of their work and provides guidance on minimising risk.

This training should be given to employees whose work could foreseeably disturb the fabric of a building and expose them to asbestos or those who supervise or influence the work.

• UKATA approved
• 1/2 day course

Asbestos Non-licensed Operative 

This course provides an overview of asbestos materials, their properties and uses, and risks associated with disturbing them. Asbestos “minor works” and “notifiable non-licensed works” are explained, together with how to carry out work safely and in legal compliance.

Persons requiring this type of training would include those whose work will knowingly disturb low risk asbestos containing materials

• UKATA approved
• 1 day course (attendees must have attained UKATA certificated Asbestos Awareness training within 6 months of the start date).

Asbestos Awareness In Soil and Made Ground

The Asbestos Awareness course provides delegates with a general awareness of the hazards and risks associated with asbestos in soils. The course is aimed at people employed on brownfield site development projects or any sites where work will disturb the soil and ground which may contain asbestos materials from buildings that have previously been demolished.

• UKATA approved
• 1/2 day course (attendees must have attained UKATA certificated Asbestos Awareness training within 6 months of the start date).

Duty To Manage Asbestos

This course provides an overview of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Regulation 4 - the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises.

Persons requiring this type of training would include duty holder’s assistants, appointed persons assistants, building owners, landlords, sub-lessors, managing agents etc.

• UKATA approved
• 1/2 day course (attendees must have attained UKATA certificated Asbestos Awareness training within 6 months of the start date).

 

Refresher courses are available for each of the above.

 

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