Asbestos Awareness (Cat A) Course

This Asbestos Awareness Training Course is designed to meet the requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 regulations.

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Duration: 1 Day/s
Assessment: This course is not assessed
Entry Requirements: There are no entry requirements
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Asbestos Awareness Training Course Overview

This Asbestos Awareness Training Course is designed to meet the requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 regulations.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 now requires employers to provide appropriate training for all workers who are likely to be exposed to asbestos.

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of the regulations through a half-day theory based awareness session.

*Rated 4.8 out of 5 by learners on Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.

Who is this Course For?

This course is ideal for individuals who may come into contact with asbestos including:

  • Construction Workers
  • Maintenance staff
  • Engineers and other professional tradesperson

Make an enquiry and one of our dedicated Learning Advisors will contact you to listen to your needs and help you find the right solutions.

What Does This Course Cover?

Course Content

This asbestos awareness course will cover the following content:

1. Introduction to the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

  • Overview of the regulations
  • Key requirements for employers

2. Uses and likely occurrences of Asbestos

  • Common uses of asbestos in buildings
  • Situations where asbestos may be present

3. The Dangers of Asbestos

  • Health risks associated with asbestos exposure
  • Symptoms of asbestos-related diseases

4. Types of Asbestos-Containing Materials and Products within Buildings

  • Overview of different types of asbestos
  • Common materials and products that may contain asbestos

5. Legislation and Guidance

  • Overview of current legislation and guidance
  • Key requirements for employers and employees

6. Asbestos Risk Management

  • The risk assessment process
  • Control measures to prevent exposure

7. Everyone’s Role in Reducing Risks

  • Responsibilities of employers, employees, and contractors
  • Best practices for working with asbestos

8. Where Asbestos Materials Are Typically Found

  • Common locations for asbestos-containing materials
  • Procedures for identifying and managing asbestos

9. Asbestos Waste

  • What you need to know about handling and disposal of asbestos waste
  • Understanding the limitations of this awareness course and with respect to competence
  • Regulations and best practices

10. Emergency and Accident Arrangements

  • Procedures for dealing with accidents or emergencies involving asbestos
  • Requirements for emergency planning and response

11. Management Actions to Prevent and Reduce Exposure

  • Best practices for managing asbestos in the workplace
  • Ongoing monitoring and review of asbestos management strategies

Learning Outcomes

Outcomes for Individuals:

  • Gain an understanding of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012
  • Understand how to avoid exposure to asbestos
  • Receive an overview of the legislative measures in place to safeguard workers

Outcomes for Employers:

  • Build awareness and develop knowledge amongst site-based employees
  • Educate employees to the hazards and risks posed by asbestos-containing materials
  • Ensure employee compliance with health and safety policies as well as legal requirements

Learning Outcomes

Benefits for Individuals:

  • Gain an understanding of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012
  • Understand how to avoid exposure to asbestos
  • Receive an overview of the legislative measures in place to safeguard workers

Benefits for Employers:

  • Build awareness and develop knowledge amongst site-based employees
  • Educate employees to the hazards and risks posed by asbestos-containing materials
  • Ensure employee compliance with health and safety policies as well as legal requirements

How is this Course Assessed?

Observation with a question and answer session after the course.

Pre-course preparation

No pre-course preparation is required for this Asbestos course.

Delegates are requested to complete a pre-course questionnaire that will be handed to the tutor before the first day of the course. This ensures that the course is delivered to the highest quality and is relevant to the delegate’s needs and objectives.

Why Choose TSW Training for your Courses?

  • TSW Training is a leading Health and Safety, Environmental, Leadership and Management training provider working with PLCs and SME clients across the UK.
  • Rated 4.8/5 in 1,179 reviews by learners on independent training course evaluator, Coursecheck, TSW Training has been a trusted and established training provider of choice for 56 years.
  • Work with TSW Training and you have access to our closely curated team of quality-assured experts, consultants, and trainers.

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This course is delivered in half a day and can be delivered on-site for your organisation.

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This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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