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Asbestos Awareness Category A Training
Asbestos Awareness Category A Training
Asbestos Awareness Category A Training
Asbestos Awareness Category A Training

This course provides advanced knowledge about asbestos awareness for people working with and around asbestos.

There is an overview of what asbestos is, the history of asbestos use, the risks of exposure to asbestos, and the key legislation around the topic.

  • Meets training requirements for Asbestos Awareness
  • Online, self-paced training
  • Interactive course with colourful animations
  • Complete in two to three hours
  • 24 hour learner support
Description

Overview - Asbestos Awareness Category A Training

This course provides advanced knowledge about asbestos awareness for people working with and around asbestos.

Why take this Asbestos Awareness course?

This course provides advanced knowledge about asbestos awareness for people working with and around asbestos. There is an overview of what asbestos is, the history of asbestos use, the risks of exposure to asbestos, and the key legislation around the topic.

The content of this e-learning course includes:

  • An introduction to asbestos awareness
  • A history of asbestos and its early uses
  • What is asbestos?
  • Exposure to asbestos: the risks and adverse effects on health
  • Typical uses of asbestos and ACMs
  • Legislation relating to asbestos
  • Basic safety and emergency procedures if ACMs are disturbed

Training outcomes

  • Describe the properties of asbestos in terms of the risks to and effects on health caused by exposure to asbestos and the increased risk to those who smoke
  • Outline the types of asbestos and explain where asbestos and asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) can be typically found within buildings and in plant/equipment
  • Describe the main reasons for the use of asbestos insulation, asbestos insulating board, asbestos cement and other ACMs
  • Describe the risks of fibre release from ACMs
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how you would find information about the presence of asbestos before starting work
  • State the procedures to follow if unintentional contact is made with ACMs and describe appropriate emergency procedures
  • Outline legislation relating to asbestos, particularly with reference to regulations 4 and 5 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR)

Accreditation

This course is accredited by CPD and the certificate, awarded upon successful completion, can be used the log your hours against.

Course duration

Approximately two to three hours to complete As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target audience

This course is aimed at anyone working in a role that may see them involved with asbestos. Some of these job roles include joiners, roofers, architects, plumbers, caretakers, painters/decorators and people working in construction.

This list is not exhaustive and there may be other professionals working with asbestos who may benefit from the information contained in the course.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Test and certificate

The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test three times at no extra cost. If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion.

How It Works

Frequently asked questions

Do I need an e-mail address to buy this course?

Yes, you will need an e-mail address to buy this course. This is because we use your e-mail address to create an account for you in our learning management system - where you will take the training. We also need your email address to send your purchase receipt.

If you buy more courses in future using the same e-mail address during checkout, then these will automatically be added to your system account.

If you pay by PayPal, we will use your PayPal email address to create your system account.

Can I buy this course and give it to other people?

Yes, you can buy the training using your own email address and then give it to other learners from your system account.

Each learner will need to have their own email address. This is so that we can send them a link to the training and give them their own system account.

Is there a refund policy?

We want you to be completely satisfied with your training. We offer a 30 day, no hassle, no quibble, money-back guarantee if you are not 100% satisfied.

To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not complete the training in order to make a valid refund claim.

Will the course work on a tablet or mobile phone?

We recommend using a desktop or laptop for the best learning experience. This course can also be taken on tablet and mobile devices - including iPads and iPhones.

Is a specific internet browser recommended?

For the best possible experience, we recommend learners use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 or Firefox. Please ensure there are no updates pending on your browser.

How long do learners have to complete a course?

There is no set completion time for this course. Learners can study in their own time at their own speed and may pause, leave and come back to the system to continue the training at any time.

Does the course contain sound?

Yes, this course contains sound. For those without sound on their computer or device, the narration is covered in an optional text box at the bottom of the training.

How long is the certificate valid for?

There is no set time for how long this certificate is valid for. It is generally recognised that certificates are renewed every three years.

Discounts

Bulk discounts

Bulk discounts are available on purchases of more than 10 courses.

If you wish to discuss a large individual order for this course, and/or would like to be invoiced in advance, please call our sales team on 01943 885 085 to make an enquiry.

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