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Asbestos Awareness

Until it was identified as a harmful substance Asbestos was frequently used in buildings for strength, fire safety and insulation.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations came into force in 2006 and has since been updated in 2012. These regulations state that mandatory training is required for anyone who is liable to be exposed to Asbestos fibres in the workplace.

If you or one of your employees is liable to disturb asbestos during your normal work then you need to ensure that everyone involved has the correct training to ensure a safe working environment and to eliminate or reduce the risks involved.

Our Asbestos Awareness training course will provide you will the essential information and knowledge that workers and supervisors will need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos fibres. If you are likely to disturb asbestos in the course of your work then further training will be required.

Who should attend?

If you work in one of these professions whether in a hands-on or supervisory role, you may require the Asbestos Awareness training (this list is not exhaustive):

  • General maintenance works
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • Joiners
  • Decorators
  • Construction
  • Plasterers
  • Roofers
  • Gas fitters
  • Heating and ventilation engineers
  • Demolition
  • Architects
  • Building surveyors

Course Information

This e-learning module will cover:

  • What is asbestos.
  • The types of asbestos
  • The history of asbestos
  • Uses of asbestos
  • Dangers to health
  • Asbestos legislation
  • The Control of Asbestos Regulations
  • What is a licence?
  • Who will require a licence?
  • The duty holder – Their responsibilities
  • Undertaking work on pre – 2000 buildings
  • The Asbestos Register
  • The asbestos management plan
  • Who is at risk
  • Sampling
  • When work begins
  • Emergency procedures
  • What the removers should do
  • Removal procedures – for information

How to access our online training?

Pay online or contact our team today on 01666 503686. You will receive an online confirmation of purchase of the course module and member of our team will email you with details of how to access the course online.

The course can be completed in one session or in stages. And culminates in an on-line test. Successful candidates will receive a completion certificate.

If you have any further questions or want to find out more about other courses or consultancy services provided by Sureteam, do not hesitate to get in touch on 01666 503686.

£30 + VAT (each)