Asbestos Awareness Training

Course overview

This course which complies with HSE requirements is a form of training suitable for all employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to asbestos (Regulation 10 - control of Asbestos At Work Regulations 2006).

Who should attend 

All employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to asbestos (Regulation 10 - Control of Asbestos At Work Regulations 2006).

Number of Delegates: Maximum 12

Duration: Half Day

Course content:

  • Introduction to asbestos - nature and origin
  • Types of asbestos
  • Properties and benefits (use of asbestos)
  • Health hazards
  • Possible locations of asbestos in buildings
  • Current legislation and guidance
  • Legal limitations on work liable to disturb asbestos
  • Working safely/duty holders responsibilities
  • Safe working in areas where asbestos is present
  • Safe and correct use of RPE/PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Decontamination
  • Emergency procedures / accidental damage/general procedures
  • Self assessment test.


Final qualification 

Upon completion of the course, each successful delegate will receive a in-house certificate, valid for 1 year.