Asbestos Awareness

Cost: £20 per licence

Asbestos is probably the most dangerous building material ever used. Every year thousands of people fall ill and die because of exposure to asbestos and it was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000. The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers, employees, self-employed persons and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulation 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or disturb asbestos. This course is approved by RoSPA and IATP and covers all areas of asbestos awareness and is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work. Most commonly, that includes builders, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other building related and maintenance trades. The course consists of 4 modules with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos, where it is used, minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos.

Course Module Number Module Name
Asbestos 1 Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos 2 Different Types of Asbestos
Asbestos 3 Avoiding the Risks of Asbestos
Asbestos 4 An outline of Asbestos Legislation


You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%.

N.B. We also run an Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers Course which has additional information specific to designers and architects. More info on this course here: Asbestos Awareness for Architects & Designers.

Duration: 65 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Upon successful completion of this course the participant will receive a certificate.

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