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Asbestos Awareness


Increase your knowledge of asbestos with our online course, which deals with the history, legal regulations and control of asbestos.


Asbestos Awareness



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Duration: 2 hrs

Retakes: Unlimited


This course provides employers and employees with a general understanding of what is needed to comply with legal requirements and health and safety best practice when working with asbestos-containing materials.

Candidates will undertake an online multiple-choice assessment and will receive a certificate if successful (any certificates from an official awarding body are sent to you via email).

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction & History of Asbestos

    This unit sets out the content and structure of the course and gives the learner an introduction to the history and the various types of this potentially hazardous substance.

  • The Legal Framework

    This section explores the main legislation around asbestos and outlines key responsibilities of employers and employees with regard to working with asbestos.

  • Risk Assessment

    In this section, we describe what is meant by the term "risk assessment", and why it is crucial to identify potential hazards and plan control measures.

  • Complying With Regulations

    The section covers the key points that demonstrate what needs to be done to comply with regulations regarding asbestos.

  • Control Measures

    In this final section, we look at the type of control measures that can be put in place to ensure the health and safety of people who may come into contact with asbestos-containing materials.

Obtaining your certificate

You will need to pass a multiple-choice exam at the end of the course in order to gain your accreditation. Once passed, we will send your official certificate by email.

Asbestos Awareness

Increase your knowledge of asbestos with our online course, which deals with the history, legal regulations and control of asbestos.



Buy now
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