Asbestos Awareness (Category A)

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Why choose this course?

Why should I study asbestos awareness?

Asbestos is an extremely hazardous substance that can be present in any building or structure that was built or refurbished up to the year 2000. Therefore, all workers who may come in to contact with asbestos or asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) must be trained so that they can stay safe. This Asbestos Awareness online training course raises awareness of the dangers from asbestos and the practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of exposure.

This course covers what asbestos is, the main types of asbestos encountered in the UK, current legislation (The Control of Asbestos Regulations – CAR 2012), how asbestos causes harm, where asbestos may be found, how to reduce the risk and what to do in an emergency.

To complete the course, it takes around 1-2 hours and you must pass the final multiple-choice test. After this you will have instant access to your certificate.

  • Instant access to your course upon purchase, no need to wait
  • Downloadable certificate immediately after successful completion
  • Take the tests as many times as you need to at no additional cost
  • Course designed and created by industry experts
  • A fast, effective, and efficient way to learn
  • Flexible learning – pause at any time

Why choose this course?

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£20.00

(Bulk discounts offered)

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How does it work?

Instant access to your course

During the purchase process you will create your own account. Once you have bought your courses you will have instant access to their content from your unique user portal. You will also be sent a copy of the invoice via email for your records (this can also be found in your user portal).

How to complete your course

Each course is broken down into manageable units which contain videos, diagrams, written content, and a range of interactive activities such as quizzes to reinforce your learning.

Assessment

Once you have completed all the content of a course, you will have the option to take the final test, which will check your knowledge from all the units. To complete the course, and gain your certificate, you must achieve at least 80% in the final multiple-choice quiz.

Getting your certificate

Once you have successfully completed your course and passed the final test you will have instant access to a downloadable PDF certificate. This will also be accessible from your user portal section any time you log in. Your certificate will have a unique ID which can be checked with us if needed.

What's involved?

The first unit looks at what asbestos is, its properties and uses, the history of asbestos, different types of asbestos, what it was used for, were it can be found and how to identify asbestos.
In this unit we look at why asbestos is dangerous, asbestos related diseases, Asbestosis, Pleural Thickening, Lung cancer, the nature of asbestos fibres and asbestos friability.
In this unit we look at who has a duty to manage asbestos, the responsibilities of the ‘Duty Holder’, the requirement to identify the presence of asbestos and the employer’s requirements.
In this unit we look at how to manage asbestos on your premises, how to prevent workers becoming unintentionally exposed to asbestos and what to do if you accidentally discover or disturb any material you believe may contain asbestos.

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FAQs

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes 1-2 hours to complete, and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can complete the course at your own pace. And don’t worry, you can pause and come back to where you left off whenever you like. This means you can fit the course around your other commitments easily.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. This certificate has a unique ID, so that it can be verified with us if needed.

How long does the certificate last?

We generally recommend taking each course at least once every 2 years. Although, some employers and industries may require you to complete training more frequently, as such please check with your employer if you are unsure.

What are the benefits of completing this course online?

Completing the course online allows you to study in your own time and at your own pace. You can complete the units at a time to suit you and revisit the content as much as you need. This will give you a more engaging learning experience and allow you to interact and learn the content easier.

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