Asbestos Awareness Course

Asbestos online training – Asbestos awareness online course

Asbestos awareness online course – As well as informing you about the risks associated with working with asbestos, this asbestos awareness online course will also give you plenty of information on how to recognise and identify asbestos, where it’s commonly used in buildings, how you can minimise the risk of asbestos exposure and contamination, and current legislation on working with asbestos containing materials.

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Is this the right online asbestos awareness course for you?

Asbestos Awareness online course is one of a range of online asbestos courses that we offer.

If you are likely to come into contact with asbestos as part of your work, then this Asbestos Awareness online course is essential learning for you.

People who will benefit from this asbestos awareness course will mainly work in the construction trade, so will include builders, joiners, plumbers, electricians, maintenance workers and other related trades.

Supervisors or managers within construction who are responsible for workers will also need to have asbestos awareness training, so would benefit hugely from taking this course.

As someone working in the construction or maintenance trades, it is essential that you are aware of the products that are likely to contain asbestos and how to safely handle them.

Asbestos awareness: what is covered?

The Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) apply to employers, employees, self-employed individuals and duty holders (commercial building owners or Managers).

CAR covers all work with asbestos containing materials.

In regulation 10 of CAR, it clearly states that every employer must ensure that any employees likely to be exposed to or come into contact with asbestos as part of their work are provided with sufficient information, instruction and training on asbestos.

By completing this online asbestos awareness course, you will not only learn to identify these asbestos containing materials, but you’ll also learn about the risks associated with them.

You will learn about the different types of asbestos, what they look like, what common products and building materials you are likely to find them in and the locations where you are most likely to find them.

Asbestos awareness training will help you gain the knowledge required to avoid carrying out any work that may accidentally disturb asbestos, to protect yourself and others from any unnecessary exposure to asbestos, and you will also learn about current legislation on working with asbestos materials in general.

Modules covered in the Asbestos Awareness Training Course

The following 4 modules are covered in the course:-

Module 1        Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure

Module 2        Different Types of Asbestos

Module 3        Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos

Module 4        An Outline of Asbestos Legislation

How long will it take to complete this asbestos awareness course and how will I be assessed?

Under normal circumstances, you should expect to complete this online Asbestos awareness training course in 65 minutes.

The course is 100% online, made up of four different sections and multiple choice tests at the end of each section.

You need a pass mark of 100% in each module to receive your certificate of achievement at the end.

Our online asbestos awareness training is totally flexible to suit your needs, meaning you can complete it anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace.

Which bodies recognise this course?

This course is approved by two excellent bodies: The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP), giving you both reassurance and peace of mind that the quality and standards of the material you will be taught is first class.

If you successfully complete the online course, you will be issued a certificate of achievement that recognises your proven knowledge and understanding of asbestos awareness.

Course: Asbestos Awareness

Accreditations and approvals: ROSPA and IATP
Course time: 65 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test

Pass mark: 100% in each module

Cost: £15 + VAT

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What our students say

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I enjoyed this course and found the interactive videos easy to follow.  The course content is well thought out and provided lots of useful information.  I passed each module with flying colours and feel I now understand the basics when it comes to asbestos awareness.  Would highly recommend this online course.

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