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Asbestos Awareness

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(£18.00 inc.VAT)


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Course Description

Learn about the risks of asbestos and the controls measures needed to stay safe.

Workers who may disturb asbestos during their work should be trained so that they can recognise asbestos containing materials and know what to do if they come across them.

The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations place a legal requirement on employers, to provided with adequate information and training to employees before conducting any work where they may be exposed to asbestos.

This Asbestos Awareness elearning training course has been developed to provide those working where asbestos may be present, with an understanding of the types and uses of asbestos that they may come into contact with.

This online course helps employers and employees understand the risks associated with working alongside asbestos.

Common occupations requiring asbestos awareness training include: general maintenance workers, electricians, plumbers, joiners, painters and decorators, plasterers, construction workers, roofers, shop fitters, gas fitters, heating and ventilation engineers, demolition workers, telecommunication engineers, fire/burglar alarm installers, computer and data installers, architects, building surveyors.

This Asbestos Awareness online training course contains a variety of text based content, along with image, video, quiz, and other content as necessary to assist your learning.

The Asbestos Awareness training course has been developed to be easy to understand and simple to navigate.

On completion of the course you will be assessed with a multiple choice test. Once you have passed the assessment you will be able to download your certificate for your records. The certificate is supplied in PDF format.

You can proceed through the Asbestos Awareness course at your own pace, and repeat the content as many times as you wish until you feel ready for the final assessment.

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Course Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Health Effects
  3. Asbestos Use
  4. Asbestos Materials
  5. Asbestos Records
  6. Asbestos Exposure
  7. Controls
  8. Assessment

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Recognise the likely uses and locations of asbestos
  • Identify the health effects caused by asbestos exposure
  • Understand the increased risk for smokers
  • Know how to avoid the risks from asbestos
  • Explain the general asbestos procedures needed to reduce risk

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for anyone who is likely to come across asbestos containing materials or be working where asbestos containing materials may be found.

This course will provide you with an introduction to asbestos and the controls you need.

This asbestos awareness qualification should be refreshed annually.

How do I access this course?

Once you have completed your order, the course can be found in your account under 'Training'. This is an online course that can be completed by logging into your HASpod account, right from your browser.

How do I get my certificate?

Once you have passed the assessment you will instantly be able to download your certificate for you records. The certificate is supplied in PDF format.

How many attempts do I get at the test?

You get one attempt at the test per order, as once you have completed the course you should be ready for your assessment. You can go through the course lessons as many times as you like until you feel ready to take the test.

How long do I have access to the course?

You have access for up to 30 days, or until you complete the test, whichever occurs first.

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