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Asbestos Awareness

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This IATP certified course explains what asbestos is, where it comes from and the various types of asbestos that can be found.  Historical uses of asbestos and some of the locations that asbestos can be found today are discussed as well as the dangers of asbestos on a persons health and why the ban of asbestos in the UK was necessary.

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All about this course

In this asbestos course we will be looking at the current legislation (The Control of Asbestos Regulations – CAR 2012) relating to asbestos safety. We will look at the reason asbestos was banned and why it is so dangerous to people’s health. The most likely people to be affected by asbestos are outlined as well as risk assessments that can be carried out minimise the chances of exposure.

This course is perfect for anyone who works as asbestos removal workers, people who are in charge of maintaining buildings and maintenance equipment, workers in construction, demolishment and refurbishment.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course and it is IATP (Institute of Asbestos Training Providers) certified with their branding showing on the certification. This course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

IATP Approved

This course has been audited by the IATP (Institute of Asbestos Training Providers) which is the UK’s leading organisation working to ensure quality in Asbestos training. The IATP work closely with the HSE and only approve courses which align with regulations and comply with their strict guidelines on quality. This approval means that you can be sure our course meets UK regulations for Asbestos awareness in the workplace.

IATP certified course
  • Fully CPD registered
  • IATP (Institute of Asbestos Training Providers) certified
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Asbestos – In our first unit we be looking into what asbestos is and where asbestos can be found in the UK. In addition we will be looking at where it use to be used and why asbestos is still in buildings.
  • Unit 2 – Risks of asbestos to health – In this unit we will be looking at why asbestos is a hidden killer and why it is so dangerous. We will also look at the 4 main asbestos-related diseases.
  • Unit 3 – Asbestos legal framework – This unit will look at the legislation that are in place surrounding asbestos. We will explore how the legislation and legal framework try to prevent exposure of asbestos in the workplace.
  • Unit 4 – Assessing the risk of asbestos – This unit will look at why the law requires people to do asbestos risk assessments. You will also learn the steps that are taken when carrying out a risk assessment and why it is important.
  • Unit 5 – Emergency procedures – In our final unit we will be looking at the types of asbestos-related emergencies that workers can come across and the actions that should be taken in the event of asbestos being discovered unexpectedly.
RoSPA Assured

RoSPA assured training course

This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

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Asbestos Awareness course IATP
Asbestos Awareness
£20 + VAT