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Asbestos Awareness Course

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Those who handle asbestos in the workplace must have an awareness of HSE regulations and the safety measurements that need to be in place to prevent exposure. The Asbestos Awareness Course is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the risks involved in working with asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, how to test for asbestos and recognise the signs and symptoms of exposure. 

You will also familiarise with some common products and materials that are known to contain asbestos. Throughout the course, our experienced instructor will teach you how to work with and remove asbestos safely, in compliance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. This practical training program is ideal for those who work in construction and trade workers such as electricians, plumbers and carpenters.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the different types of asbestos and understand which types are the most toxic
  • Understand why asbestos is a health risk and the side effects of asbestos exposure
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of asbestos-related diseases and illnesses
  • Know how to test for asbestos and familiarise with the equipment required for testing
  • Recognise the main signs and symptoms of asbestos exposure
  • Familiarise with legislation and regulations surrounding asbestos exposure
  • Learn what to do if exposed to asbestos and the risks of a single exposure
  • Understand the common products and materials that are known to contain asbestos
  • Have an understanding of the procedures involved in removing asbestos
  • Be aware of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

Who is This course for?

This professional training course is ideal for those who work in the construction industry and are at risk of asbestos exposure. There are no specific learning requirements for enrolment.


Our Asbestos Awareness Course is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Assessment and Certification 

Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.

After completing the course, you can order a certificate of achievement to display your achievement for as little as £3.99 for the PDF version and £7.99 for a paper version or £10 for both. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

On completion of this Asbestos Awareness qualification, learners will have an in-depth understanding of the risks involved in working with asbestos and how to work with asbestos safely, in compliance with relevant UK laws and regulations. This course applies to those who work in, or aspire to work in the following professions:

  • Site Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Asbestos Surveyor
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians

Course Curriculum

Asbestos Awareness
Module 1: Introduction to Asbestos 00:30:00
Module 2: History of Asbestos 00:15:00
Module 3: Types of Asbestos 00:15:00
Module 4: What are the Differences between Friable and Non-Friable Asbestos? 00:05:00
Module 5: When is Asbestos Dangerous? 00:05:00
Module 6: Types of Asbestos-Related Disease 00:15:00
Module 7: Use of Asbestos in the UK 00:15:00
Module 8: How to Test for Asbestos 00:15:00
Module 9: Asbestos Products 00:15:00
Module 10: How to Conduct an Asbestos Risk Assessment 00:15:00
Module 11: What are the Symptoms of Asbestos Exposure? 00:05:00
Module 12: What to Do After Recent Exposure to Asbestos 00:15:00
Module 13: Asbestos Legislation 01:30:00
Module 14: Health & Safety Regulations 00:30:00
Module 15: Managing and Working with Asbestos 00:15:00

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