This Asbestos Awareness course covers essential asbestos training, with a particular focus on architecture and design. It explores Asbestos Regulations 2012 and HSE law, as well as the different types of asbestos, their properties and characteristics.
Asbestos is one of the most hazardous building materials to work with. As well as those directly involved in the construction of buildings, professionals in related fields such as architects and town planners must also be able to demonstrate an understanding of the risks of asbestos exposure and key safety regulations.
This instructor-led training course will take you through the steps of conducting an asbestos risk assessment and what the legal requirements of architects and designers are. You will also learn how to detect whether a building has asbestos and the procedures for removing asbestos from a building.
Who should take the course
This practical training course is ideal for those who work in the design or construction industry, such as:
- Project Managers
- Asbestos Surveyors
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
Module one takes a look at the history of Asbestos, and why it was used so much in the UK building industry. It also examines the natural properties of the substance and the types in use in the UK. There is also an overview of the risks of the material and when/why it was banned in Great Britain.
In Module two, we go into ways you can identify Asbestos and ACM in properties, what condition it may be in, and how dangerous it may be.
In Module Three, we look at the way current UK law covers the usage and discovery of Asbestos materials. As well as looking at the way laws and legislation protect employees, the course explains why Asbestos is still a risk today after many years of being banned.
In Module Four, we look at the way current UK law covers the usage and discovery of Asbestos materials. As well as looking at the way laws and legislation protect employees, the course explains why Asbestos is still a risk today after many years of being banned.
Module Five covers the procedures involved for Asbestos Surveys, and what the benefits are. We also speak about ways of finding reputable surveyors and highlighting the level of risks in a property.
Module Six describes the many ways which are available to employers and homeowners to mitigate any risk from discovered (or undiscovered). It also covers the obligations that both employers and employees have for the well-being of all workers.
Module Seven describes the way in which potentially hazardous Asbestos waste can be safely handled and disposed of. We also look at who is legally obliged to do this, and who enforces the regulations and licensing of the practice.