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Asbestos Awareness

Basic introduction and understanding of regulations safeguarding workers and others

Course Overview

Our Asbestos Awareness course provides an introduction to asbestos and a basic understanding of the regulations surrounding it under the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). It aims to develop delegates knowledge regarding the hazards and risks associated with Asbestos, helping workers to safe-guard themselves and others that may be affected by their work.

Course Contents

Asbestos facts

Explanation of different fibre types, its history and asbestos properties.

Health effects

An explanation of the risks of asbestos exposure.

Asbestos in buildings

Locations and uses of asbestos, types of asbestos products


Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 in relation to the following:

  • Duty to manage
  • Identification of asbestos
  • Notification of work with asbestos
  • Information, instruction and training
  • Prevention or reduction of exposure to asbestos
  • Duty to prevent or reduce the spread of asbestos
Managing risk

Emergencies, asbestos essentials and working safely

Asbestos Awareness is intended to give workers and supervisors the information they need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos during any normal work which could disturb the fabric of a building, or other item which might contain asbestos. It will not prepare workers, or self-employed contractors, to carry out work with asbestos-containing materials.

For workers who are planning to carry out work that will disturb ACMs, bSure offers a number of courses which comply with the requirements. This includes Sampling, Non-licensed Removals and Duty to Manage training.

Who is this course for?

Asbestos Awareness is intended for workers and supervisors who may disturb the fabric of a building, or other item which might contain asbestos.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • demolition workers
  • construction workers
  • general maintenance staff
  • electricians
  • plumbers
  • gas fitters
  • painters and decorators
  • joiners
  • shop fitters
  • plasterers
  • roofers
  • heating and ventilation engineers
  • telecommunication engineers
  • computer and data installers
  • fire and burglar alarm installers
  • architects, building surveyors and other such professionals

Enquire about training

Get in touch to discuss our offering, get a customised quote or book a course.

If you require group training for your staff, we can host this course at a venue and date of your choice.

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Course Availability

Live Course

Learn and interact live with accredited experts.
Half Day
£270 (excl. VAT)


Study in your own time, at your own pace. You can access the first module of this course for free for evaluation.
65 mins
£35 (excl. VAT)

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