Asbestos awareness training – Architects/Designers
Asbestos awareness online course – As well as informing you about the general risks of working with asbestos, this asbestos awareness training course will also provide you with all the essential information and facts. Such as how to recognise asbestos in common building materials, where it’s used within buildings, how to minimise the risks of asbestos exposure and the current legislation regarding working with asbestos. This training is a variation on our Asbestos Awareness online course and contains specific information for Architects and Designers.
Asbestos awareness training is this right for you?
Asbestos Awareness training course is one of a couple of online asbestos courses that we offer.
The Asbestos Awareness training course for Architects and Designers covers all the same subjects as our Asbestos Awareness online course, but it contains an additional module at the end which is aimed specifically at Architects and Designers that are working with older buildings that may contain asbestos.
It provides information about the current legislation which governs asbestos in the workplace and also outlines the responsibilities of Architects and Designers.
So if you work as an Architect or Designer, by completing this online training, you will learn all about asbestos and what your responsibilities are when it comes to Health and Safety and legislation.
Asbestos awareness for Architects & Designers: 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 training, as an Architect or Designer, 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 for Architects & Designers 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 course
The following 4 modules are covered in this 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
Module 5 Content for Architects and Designers
How long will it take to complete this training and how will I be assessed?
Under normal circumstances, you should expect to complete this online training course within 75 minutes.
The course is 100% online and is made up of five different sections and multiple choice tests at the end of each section.
You will need a pass mark of 100% in each module to receive your certificate of achievement at the end of the course.
Our asbestos awareness training for Architects and Designers 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 in this course is first class.
If you successfully complete this online training, you will be issued a certificate of achievement afterwards that recognises your proven knowledge and understanding of asbestos awareness for Architects & Designers.
Course: Asbestos Awareness Training – Architects & Designers
Accreditations and approvals: ROSPA and IATP
Course time: 75 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test
Pass mark: 100% in each module
Cost: £15 + VAT
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