Asbestos Training

Asbestos Awareness Training

Apple Group Training work alongside trainers and instructors who have many years’ experience within the asbestos industry whether it be awareness, non-licensed and licensed removal.

The UKATA Approved Asbestos Awareness training course is specifically designed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of UK legislation Asbestos regulations 2012.

If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present. You will need awareness training so you know how to avoid the risks.

Course aims and Objectives

  • The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke;
  • The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACMs in buildings and plant;
  • The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, for example an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace; and
  • How to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACMs are not present.

Course Content

  • Current legislation (CAW Regulations 2012)
  • Appreciation of the requirements of UK legislation
  • Introducing asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Where asbestos may be found
  • Why is there a problem?
  • Asbestos related diseases
  • Who is at risk & why
  • The Duty to manage asbestos
  • Assessing the risk
  • Training requirements

At the end of the Asbestos Awareness training course there is a multiple choice written test paper, when successfully completed candidates will be recognised under UKATA guide lines that they are competent on the understanding of Asbestos Awareness.
Duration:
4 hours.
Certification:
3 years, this course is accredited.
Location:
Apple Group Training can provide this training course on site or at a location of your choice. We provide training at most major locations, Birmingham, Glasgow, Hull, Leeds, London, Newcastle and surrounding areas.

For more information on our open courses, and prices of on-site training please contact us.

Asbestos awareness refresher training

This course is for those who have previously completed an asbestos awareness training course.

The UKATA Approved Asbestos Awareness refresher training course is specifically designed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of the latest legislation and recommendations.

Remember this course is for those who have completed asbestos awareness previously, you must have proven certification to proceed.

Course aims and Objectives

  • The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke;
  • The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACMs in buildings and plant;
  • The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, for example an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace; and
  • How to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACMs are not present.

Course Content

  • Current legislation (CAW Regulations 2012)
  • Appreciation of the requirements of UK legislation
  • Introducing asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Where asbestos may be found
  • Why is there a problem?
  • Asbestos related diseases
  • Who is at risk & why
  • The Duty to manage asbestos
  • Assessing the risk
  • Training requirements

At the end of the Asbestos Awareness training course there is a multiple choice written test paper, when successfully completed candidates will be recognised under UKATA guide lines that they are competent on the understanding of Asbestos Awareness.
Duration:
2 hours.
Certification:
3 years, this course is accredited.
Location:
Apple Group Training can provide this training course on site or at a location of your choice. We provide training at most major locations, Birmingham, Glasgow, Hull, Leeds, London, Newcastle and surrounding areas.

For more information on our open courses, and prices of on-site training please contact us.

Asbestos online training

The benefits of on-line training, are that the learner can complete the course at their own pace and time.
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Asbestos Awareness

  • Approved by RoSPA & IATP
  • Duration 65 mins
  • Course cost £15.00 plus vat
As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information about: Recognising asbestos, where it's used, minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.
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Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers

  • Approved by RoSPA & IATP
  • Duration 65 mins
  • Course cost £15.00 plus vat
As well as informing you about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver a lot more information.

Course content
  • Recognising asbestos, where it's used.
  • Minimising the risks and the legislation about working with asbestos.
  • This course is a variation on the Asbestos Awareness course that contains specific information for designers and architects.

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